Arts & Culture. Russia in miniature
She’s not afraid of the elements, and not discouraged by men who think she doesn't belong.This is the story of a girl who threw herself into a tough-man’s job, as the captain of a riverboat.
James Brown has plenty to admire at in Chelyabinsk: a bustling city, stunning landscapes and magnificent mountains, as well as an amazing archaeological treasure.
Shoina is a village drowned up to the waist in sand. Its denizens are quite fatalistic about it, and their only means of protection is leaving their door open for the night, as they can never be sure if they can open it in the morning.
It was the most ambitious railway project of the Soviet era. The whole plan was a large-scale battle of Man against Nature. But the war was lost with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Yet, many people continue to live on the land that had been claimed.
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