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Russian Roots, Mongolian Life

How a Russian community thrives in Mongolia

Mongolia is a country of breathtaking beauty and ancient traditions. Once a year, the Thousand Camel Festival attracts nomadic families. Numerous spectators flee from civilization in search of an exotic experience in the endless Gobi desert. During the festival herding nomads join camel races, beauty contests and even Bactrian polo. They say, Mongolia’s untouched landscapes are breathtaking and won’t let you go. The documentary tells stories of those who came to visit this ancient country and stayed forever.