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16 November 2018


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There are 5 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Baikal".

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1. Viral Videos of All Stripes and Sizes

Adults want kids to vote, kids want Leonardo DiCaprio to soak himself, and Leo wants fewer video games on TV.

Tags: election, oymyakon, leonardo dicaprio, st. petersburg, baikal
By Irina Bukharin
2. The Wooly Mammoth of the Past Is the Hotel of the Future

Mammoth skulls, ancient lizards, intangible money, train-jumping, and the great knights of Slavic history. Russia Day really does bring out the best.

Tags: cryptocurrency, baikal, mammoth, russia day, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. Olympians, Titans, and cats dressed up as sailors

The Olympics are under way! With them, new moves in Turkish-Russian relations, a Putin-voiced documentary, and the dangerous force of Russiaphobia. Also cats. 

Tags: olympics, russia, doping, putin, turkey, erdogan, russiaphobia, di caprio, baikal, cats
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. 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
5. BAM Veteran

Verbatim text of an online interview with Rashit Yahin. Mr. Yahin was born in 1936, was educated in Moscow as an engineer and worked from 1978 to 1990 on construction of BAM. From 1990 to 1994 he worked as head of the tourism department in the Severobaikalsk Railway Department of BAM. In December 1994, he suffered a stroke that paralyzed his right side. He now is largely confined to a wheelchair, but that has not stopped him working. He actively works to promote tourism to the Baikal region and arranges private and independent travel there (see end of article for contact info). The interview is presented in its entirely, without any redactions or corrections.

Tags: baikal, BAM, railway, environment
By Paul E. Richardson

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