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Russia on the March
November 01, 2010

Russia on the March

By Stella Rock

In recent years, a resurgent interest in religious pilgrimages has swept through Russia. Stella Rock joined 20,000 Russians on a 150-kilometer journey through Kirov region and brought back this story.

Pushkin Turns 300
September 01, 2010

Pushkin Turns 300

By Robert Weir

Once the Romanovs’ summer home, Pushkin is a sleepy suburb of St. Petersburg with a storied history. And, thanks to the presence of royal palaces, it is also one of Russia’s most touristed towns.

North to Narym
September 01, 2004

North to Narym

By J. Lee Jacobson

This island of internal exile dates to the tsarist era. Even Stalin was sent here. And it is still quite difficult to get there or away.

Tomsk at 400
May 01, 2004

Tomsk at 400

By J. Lee Jacobson

We visit this quiet Siberian city. Once closed to the outside world, it is now open and preparing to celebrate its quadricentennial.

The Coldest Village on Earth
March 01, 2004

The Coldest Village on Earth

By Nick Allen

So you think it has been cold in the US this winter? Well, you don't know from cold. You want cold, you go to Siberia. And when Siberians want cold, they go to Oymyakon. So that's where Nick Allen went. You get to tag along.

The World's Longest Road
March 01, 2004

The World's Longest Road

By Ilya Stogoff

In this, the final installment in Ilya Stogoff’s journey across the Russian Far East, the intrepid (if politically incorrect) journalist tries to get home on the Transsiberian Railroad.

Primorye: Cars and Crime
January 01, 2004

Primorye: Cars and Crime

By Ilya Stogoff

In the third installment of Ilya Stogoff's travels in the Russian Far East, the author explores Russia's Eastern Crime Capital (Khabarovsk), and has a first-hand encounter with "the criminal element."

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