Bryansk Oblast is a federal subject of Russia (called an oblast). It lies in western Russia in the western part of the East European Plain, occupying the middle part of the Desna River basin. The area is bounded to the north with Smolensk Oblast, with Kaluga Oblast and Orel Oblast in the south and southeast. Ukraine is to the southwest and Belarus to the northwest.
These scenes were taken by the Russian photographer Viktor Borisov.