Kamchatka diaries: How to meet a bear and survive

Kamchatka diaries: How to meet a bear and survive

In August 2014, Siberian journalist Diana Serebrennikova went to Kurile Lake to assist the employees of the Yuzhno-Kamchatsky Wildlife Reserve during...
Sled dog race: 340 km through Siberian taiga

Sled dog race: 340 km through Siberian taiga

Racers from different Russian cities drove through 340 km (211 miles) of Siberian taiga on dog sleds.
Dangerous encounters: in search of killer whales

Dangerous encounters: in search of killer whales

In June 2014 specialists that study killer whales went on an expedition to one of the Kuril Islands – Paramushir island – to study the co...
Travelling in Tuva feels like exploring another planet

Travelling in Tuva feels like exploring another planet

The story is about a family traveling to the SUV through Tuva: 1000 km among minimalist and desert landscapes.
Life in the World

Life in the World

Shushenskoye every summer for three days is becoming one of the most rave places in Siberia.
Into the taiga to pick cedar nuts

Into the taiga to pick cedar nuts

September is the most beautiful month in Zabaykalsky Krai. And it’s also the time to pick cedar nuts.
The Buguldey Land

The Buguldey Land

On the picturesque bank of Lake Baikal, far away from noisy cities, a new nation is being born. Artists, sculptors, farmers, and businessmen united t...
Silk landscapes of the Altai

Silk landscapes of the Altai

The family of Daria Golovan decided to move here from the Ukraine 19 years ago seeking for a peaceful and beautiful place to live, but found themselv...
Alexei Yashkin: ‘You can paint Siberia as much as explore it’

Alexei Yashkin: ‘You can paint Siberia as much as explore it’

Interview with an Irkutsk artist or how a courtyard can be a source of lifelong inspiration and why bright-blue windows are so important.
The South Muysky Range: a Wild Place in the Transbaikal

The South Muysky Range: a Wild Place in the Transbaikal

The mountains of the North Transbaikal are extremely attractive with their wildness and the challenge they offer to tourists and alpinists.
Ovsyanka village, visiting Astafiev’s memorial houses

Ovsyanka village, visiting Astafiev’s memorial houses

Once upon a time on the side of the great Siberian non-freezing Yenisey River a little boy created hundreds of memorable characters led by the King F...
How we searched for healing springs in the valley of Tunkinskie Peaks

How we searched for healing springs in the valley of Tunkinskie Peaks

To spend two weeks in the mountains and sample the beauty of the camp life, breathe lungful of fresh air and recover from the streets of industrial c...
Shushenskoye: A village with live history

Shushenskoye: A village with live history

In the 19th century it was a secluded and remote village, old-timers used to joke: ‘Beyond Shushenskoye only the Sayany Mountains, beyond the Sayany ...
In the footsteps of Ivan Chersky

In the footsteps of Ivan Chersky

Hamar-Daban Ridge inhabitants are quite diverse, brown bear, moose and hazel grouse. They are accustomed to the beauty of the place but for a city-dw...
Siberian relicts of the past, at the nation’s pantry

Siberian relicts of the past, at the nation’s pantry

In 1627 Ermak’s Cossack brigade founded Bolshertsky outpost on the side of the picturesque Irtysh River. Few things changed ever since: young w...
Kuturchiny. Lost in the taiga

Kuturchiny. Lost in the taiga

Only few people know about a unique corner of nature in Krasnoyarsk Province called Kuturchinskoye Belogorye (Kuturchiny White highland) located in t...
The Ergaki. Highland riches

The Ergaki. Highland riches

Seven days of arduous hike, ten hours of footage on video cassettes and complete freedom – from reality and in my ...