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There are 43 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Siberia".

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1. Fire in the Forest

In the public mind, Russian forests have always been an unlimited resource. Not any longer.

Tags: environment, siberia, fires
2. Returning from Afar

An excerpt from Benson Bobrick’s new book, a memoir of his life and work as a writer.

Tags: travel, siberia
3. The Mysteries and Labyrinths of Altai

Known as “Russia’s Tibet,” the Altai region is vast, unpeopled, and brimming with energy centers.

Tags: Siberia, Shamanism, altai
4. The Road to Nowhere

This week, Russians are caught in the act by means of butter, watermelon, and a controversial color

Tags: police, Ukraine, st. petersburg, Petersburg, Far East, snow, ice, food, corruption, bribes, bribery, baikal, lake baikal, Siberia
5. Siberia's Primordial Colors

A journalist meets a painter in the distant outback of Siberia. They share a love for the untamed wilderness, and we learn a thing or two about the challenges of painting in the wild.

Tags: painting, art, Putorana, Siberia
6. At Zima Junction, 1943

A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.

Tags: poetry, literature, siberia, gulag
7. The Shah Bird

An excerpt from the fine new novel Zuleikha, by Guzel Yakhina, about a woman's survival in Siberia exile, inspired by childhood memories of the author's grandmother.

Tags: exile, siberia, camps, soviet era, gulag
8. Do Russian Robots Dream of Electric Ice?

This week’s TWERF will amaze you, amuse you, and possibly give you nightmares.

Tags: robots, football, ice, technology, Siberia, amur, robots
9. Krasnoyarsk Goes All Potemkin

Authorities in Krasnoyarsk want to put the Siberian city's best face forward for March's Universiade sporting event, while covering up local pollution and snow-deficit issues. Residents are having none of it.

Tags: winter, pollution, sports, siberia
10. Black Snow, Brown Bears, and Sore Losers

Two bears (Bers) meet very different fates. Meanwhile, black ice gets a whole new meaning.

Tags: bears, Tver, snow, Siberia

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