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11. Siberia's natural wonders meet the Duma elections

This week brings you not just news, but also striking images of the latest discoveries in natural rock formations and mammoth hunting in Siberia. Also, election season. 

Tags: russia, siberia, yakutia, mammoth, ivory, duma, parliament, elections
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Altai

Ekaterina Novikova shares her region, the Altai, with us through words and images.

Tags: Altai, Siberia, travel, Katun River
By Ekaterina Novikova
13. Omsk

Aleksei Malgavko, 30, lives in Omsk. This week he offers us a tour of his city and region.

Tags: Siberia, Omsk, winter
By Alexei Malgavko
14. 8 Perfect Pitstops Along the Trans-Siberian Railway

In 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. And not only is it the longest railway in the world; it's got some interesting stops along the line, too.

Tags: trans-siberian railway, siberia, tour, travel, moscow, kazan, lake baikal, irkutsk, ulan ude, mongolia, mircorp
By Emily Kelso
15. Irkutsk Oblast

Elena Anosova takes us on a tour of Irkutsk and Irkutsk Oblast. Lake Baikal is only a part of it!

Tags: Irkutsk, Siberia, Baikal
By Elena Anosova
16. Krasnoyarsk Krai

Elena Chernyshova, 34, lives in Norilsk. She sends us pictures of this mining town, as well as the Siberian city of Kodinsk.

Tags: Norilsk, Kodinsk, Siberia, mining
By Elena Chernyshova
17. East of the Sun: The Epic Conquest and Tragic History of Siberia

The very word Siberia evokes a history and reputation as awesome as it is enthralling. In this acclaimed book on Russia’s conquest of its eastern realms, Benson Bobrick offers a story that is both rich and subtle, broad and deep. 

Tags: siberia, history
18. Returning to Putorana

We asked Ivan Kobilyakov, whose story on filming wild wolves in Putorana appeared in the Sep/Oct 2014 issue of Russian Life, to give us an update on the project and how filming has gone this summer. He also supplied new photos.

Tags: nature, siberia
By Ivan Kobilyakov
19. Why is This Cab Glowing?

After a deadly tsunami hit Japan in 2011, followed by the nuclear tragedy in Fukushima, the port of Vladivostok received a number of radioactive cars. Two years later, radioactive car parts are still arriving in Russia. Outrageously, Russian customs authorities have had to detain and send back to Japan over 930 radioactive cars since 2011.

Tags: trade, Vladivostok, Siberia, environment
By Masha Egupova
20. Jarkov Mammoth

Finding the remains of the prehistoric giant mammoth in the far reaches of northern Siberia is not an unusual occurrence. Bones and tusks reveal themselves when the permafrost thaws. However, the discovery of an intact mammoth is something for scientists to get excited about.

Tags: siberia, wooly mammoth
By Linda DeLaine

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