The majesty and mystery of Europe’s eastern boundary explored in RTD’s Urals documentaries

Russia’s Ural Mountains border Europe and Asia, and their breathtaking beauty hides riches below the surface. Iron Characters is a series of films telling the story of the men and women who work in one of Russia’s biggest Iron Ore mines. Underground we get a chance to experience the beauty of the Kungur glacier ice caves in the film the Ice Queen of Kungur. And we try and unravel a 50-year-old riddle following in the footsteps of a group of Soviet students who died in the Dyatlov Pass incident.