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There are 9 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Irkutsk".

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1. Radioactive Capsule Lost and Found

A capsule of the radioactive isotope cesium-137 was found on January 19 after having been lost for nearly a week in the countryside of Irkutsk district. 

Tags: nuclear, oil, Irkutsk
2. Closing Curtains for a Cancelled Show

A theater canceled a show after the playwright was convicted for "spreading fake news about the Russian army."

Tags: war in ukraine, censorship, dissent, theater, Irkutsk
3. Grinches, GPS Art, and Gordon Ramsay

In this week's Odder News, Russians are not happy with their gifts, an underwater winter wedding, and cooking for President Putin.

Tags: olympics, hockey, new year's eve, New Year, Irkutsk, lake baikal, Yekaterinburg
4. Valhalla on Lake Baikal

For the first time in history, a Viking-style longship sails the waters of the Angara river near Lake Baikal. 

Tags: water, ships, lake baikal, baikal, Irkutsk
5. Lessons From the Russian Village

Life in a remote Siberian village can teach you a lot about adaptability, nature, food, and, most importantly, folklore. 

Tags: Siberia, Irkutsk, stove, domovoi, folklore, cows, dairy, vodka, food, village
6. Eco-Scandal on Lake Baikal: "Chinese Invasion" or Distraction?

There has long been anxiety about a “Chinese takeover” of Siberia. Even Lake Baikal is not immune.

Tags: Irkutsk, logging, ecology, eco-nationalism, tourism, china, lake baikal, environment
7. Winner, Winner, Saving Sinners

Does this church have “the most beautiful facade in the world”?

Tags: russian architecture, Irkutsk, cathedral
8. 8 Perfect Pitstops Along the Trans-Siberian Railway

In 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. And not only is it the longest railway in the world; it's got some interesting stops along the line, too.

Tags: trans-siberian railway, siberia, tour, travel, moscow, kazan, lake baikal, irkutsk, ulan ude, mongolia, mircorp
By Emily Kelso
9. Irkutsk Oblast

Elena Anosova takes us on a tour of Irkutsk and Irkutsk Oblast. Lake Baikal is only a part of it!

Tags: Irkutsk, Siberia, Baikal
By Elena Anosova

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