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In Siberia

In Siberia by Colin Thubron
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

After reading The Lost Heart of Asia by the same author, I was looking forward to some new insights into Siberia, the eastern part of the Russian Federation, which is bigger than any country in the world apart from Russia itself. 901 palabras más


Wildfires in the Arctic are burning out of control

By Anders Lorenzen

This summer, the Arctic has experienced unprecedented wildfires which have now lasted for more than three months, with Russia worst affected. The fires are causing huge volumes of ice to melt across the Arctic, in particular in… 523 palabras más

Climate Change

Letters from Kytalyk - Part II

‘Tis done. Seven of hard work in a remote
corner of the world have been completed and it even looks like most things went
according to plan. 1.988 palabras más


Monetochka, "Burn Burn Burn"

The stats don’t lie, alas
Surveys and forms
Bad numbers, a hard year
But I sing in vain

I replace fabric with foil
Paste a bandage on my webcam… 499 palabras más


The Second Installment of Eugenia Ginzburg's "Whirlwind" #WITMonth

Book review: Within the Whirlwind, by Eugenia Ginzburg (Amazon / Book Depository)

The most fearful thing is that evil becomes ordinary, part of a normal daily routine extending over decades.

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Book Review

Art and Action

Siberian Fires

Since July these fires have raged across vast stretches of land and it would seem the current government was not as swift to intervene as say in Crimea or Ukraine. 33 palabras más