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  • BBC Documentary: Russia’s Toughest Prison

    The film is about the life sentence convicts in “Black eagle” prison. Lasting an hour and eighteen minutes, the film shows the life of the prisoners in one of the toughest Russian prisons. After watching it, one appreciates life and instantly becomes grateful for, what one already has. There is a feeling, that everything that […] More

  • Mysterious Sands of Russia: Documentary About The Only Desert Above The Arctic circle

    There is an interesting documentary on YouTube about the only desert above the Arctic circle. It tells a story of a small village that went through drastic environmental changes in the recent years. The village of Shoina is located beyond the Arctic Circle and its stretched on a few dozes of miles by the White […] More

  • An Interesting Vice Documentary on Asbestos Mining in Russia

    Despite the undeniable scientific evidence about the dangers of asbestos, over 2 million tons of it is exported every year to the developing world, where is little, or no regulation. For this episode of VICE Reports, Milène Larsson traveled to the world’s largest asbestos mine in the town of Asbest, Russia. There, she met with […] More

  • 70-year-old Siberian who lives in wilderness, brought to civilization

    In a world where information travels from one person to another in a matter of seconds, it’s hard to imagine how a European citizen would not be aware of WWII – especially if they were born in 1944. This is the case of Agafia Lykova, a 70-year-old Russian woman who was born and raised in […] More

  • The Great Siberian Traverse – The Ski Documentary

    The Great Siberian Ski Traverse follows Callum Pettit, Ingrid Backstrom and Nick Martini on a 6,000-mile journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The documentary is a blend of fun adventure and great ski footage. The movie is a great watch for lazy days. Narrator’s heavy Russian accent adds a little flavor, and carelessly eases […] More