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Ivan Kobilyakov

6 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Ivan Kobilyakov IVAN KOBILYAKOV graduated from Moscow State University (MGU) with a degree in geography. Over the past several years he has taken part in many scientific expeditions to Siberia and the Russian North sponsored by MGU’s Geography Faculty. His love for Russian nature and the people who live in the country’s furthest reaches has led him to a career in writing and photography. He is head of the video department at the MGU Media Services Center and has written for several Russian journals, including Zerkalo Mira, Kvantik, Discovery and others. His article for Russian Life on mine rescue workers in Norilsk won first prize for reporting in the Russian Union of Journalists' 2016 All Russian Contest for Young Journalists, "Call of the 21st Century."


Getting Creative

Russian Life: May/June 2018
“You want to go out into Khatanga Gulf?” So begins an adventure aboard a tenacious tugboat in Russia’s northern seas.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

Siberian Waters

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2018
We travel to a distant, Siberian lake, Russia’s second deepest, in search of the remains of ancient Evenk culture. The reindeer may be largely gone, but fishing is still an important, and powerful, shared tradition.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

Counting Sheep

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
In which we follow scientists to the middle of Russian nowhere (so remote, rivers and valleys are unnamed), as they track the elusive and very rare Putorana snow sheep.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

Chukotka Gold

Russian Life: May/June 2015
A new movie taps into nostalgia for the Soviet era, recounting the discovery of gold in the Russian far northeast.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson

Protecting Miners

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2015
Norilsk is home to Eurasia’s deepest mine and richest nickel and copper ores. We tag along with a mine inspector and rescuer, descending over 200 meters below ground.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

Chasing Wild Wolves

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2014
Three documentarians traveled to one of Russia‘s most pristine, remote locations to film wolves that have never before had contact with humans. We tag along.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson