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It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the sun was still high enough to make Siberia warmer than the Arctic Ocean. Those days are done, and now Siberia is a monster, a sort of dragon with a breath of ice rather than fire. 516 more words

Arctic Sea Ice

Black Gold or black dirt in East Siberia? Arctic Extractive Industries PhD programme holds course in Neryungyi, Republic of Sakha Yakutia

It was a fascinating week that the Extractive Industries Group spent in Neryungryi, Yakutia, one of the Soviet Union’s youngest single industry towns, established in 1975. 974 more words

Indigenous Peoples

A different look at Siberia

One mining engineer’s hobby is to take pictures of Siberian nature. Here are some. Do you feel your hands rising on their own to squeeeeeeze the fluff out of the baby wolf?

Plain Good

Like father, like son

Another week has passed, dragging with itself the undeniable fact that winter is coming. Here in Blagoevgrad, though often witnessing rain, we’re still a bit far from the idea of unbearable coldness and snow. 563 more words

Wild Russian foxes

Ivan Kislov, a miner who works in Siberia’s Chukchi Peninsula (not far from Alaska) spends his spare time taking photos of the area’s foxes. The results are amazing.