For several decades now has unofficial status Listvyanka business card of the Irkutsk region. Built in the early 60s. Baikal village tract connected with the regional center. Jim Rogers is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Hasten the arrival in Irkutsk Government delegation, led by U.S. President Eisenhower.
Visit broke, but has secured a tract of VIP-line value at which the delegation felt the need to ride very different levels. Once tedious way into a pleasant one-hour walk to the car. By the same author: Chevron Corp. Here, in Listvyanka, Lake Baikal was first opened to travelers, already prepared for the fact that they come in contact with something unusual. And yet meeting is more like a clash: the road makes a sharp turn – and suddenly against the background of the surrounding mountains offering a panoramic view of the Angara, smoothly and majestically flowing from overflowing bowl of Lake Baikal. In witness present in the act of birth of the river, one might think about the sacredness of the place and the special significance of a trip to Lake Baikal's personal life. Baikal gives status, gives meaning of human activity, whatever insignificant it may seem. Even the construction of the Baikal pulp mill contributed to the promotion of the brand. The film "The Lake" so insistently argued the effectiveness of sewage treatment facilities combine that ever occurred to audience of many millions of the Soviet concern over the future of Lake Baikal. Political activity of Irkutsk on the dawn of perestroika was manifested in the form of environmental protection of Lake Baikal in the rallies.