Siberia Gets Cash and Trash

Federal and private investment is pouring into a remote and picturesque part of Siberia to transform it into a tourist hub. Marriott and McDonald’s in a land of milk and honey? Ouch. I went exploring to find out more about these plans.

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Dash Cam Drama!

The head of the State Duma’s New Media Committee  wanted to ban the broadcasting of certain images captured with the famous Russian dash cam!  I think not! You’re not taking this away from us after what we’ve seen with it! Note: When contacted for comment about the offending dash camera we found he didn’t have a social […]

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Baby Bear Loves Porridge

I went to the Tver Region to learn how one scientist taught himself to raise orphaned brown bear cubs and successfully reintroduce them to the forest. It was amazing to see how he saves the symbol of Russia from languishing in the circus or worse. I have never wanted to steal something so bad in my life as a little baby bear.

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