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There are 5 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Far East".

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1. The Romance of the Earth

Half a century ago, the profession of geologist was both popular and revered in Russia, shrouded in a halo of romance and adventure. We see what it is like today, first-hand.

Tags: geology, Far East
2. The Road to Nowhere

This week, Russians are caught in the act by means of butter, watermelon, and a controversial color

Tags: police, Ukraine, st. petersburg, Petersburg, Far East, snow, ice, food, corruption, bribes, bribery, baikal, lake baikal, Siberia
3. Concrete in the Clouds

Snakes, shashlik, secret Soviet structures, students: just a few things you can find on Russky Island. 
 

Tags: civil war, Far East, history, adventure, nature, Vladivostok
4. Singed Sweets and Stolen Sea-Dwellers

Stories about chocolate and fish: not an appetizing pairing, but a good selection for this week’s TWERF.

Tags: Far East, animals, st. petersburg, Kaliningrad
By Irina Bukharin
5. Magadan

Evgeny Serov takes us to Magadan, a city with beautiful ocean views and a Gulag past.

Tags: Gulag, Far East, Siberia
By Evgeny Serov

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