Welcome to Saransk, the capital of the republic of Mordovia. Its major town Saransk has a reputation of Russia's athletic capital. People here enjoy skiing, biathlon, BMX bikes and all sorts of other activities, but Mordovia is not only famous by its sportsmen. The Mordovins are also amazing artists. Famous sculptor Stepan Erzia is known as the “Russian Rodin.” His work is still on display in the local museum. And you don't even have to buy tickets! Watch James Brown's new adventures – only on RTDoc!
New films straight to your inbox the day they’re posted! By submitting your information, you agree to receive emails from RTD Documentary Channel. You can opt out at any time.