Photograph by Boris Polozkov

"Siberia is so big, it`s almost more an idea than a place."

– Ian Frazier


LONGREADS

PEREGUDOV THE WOLF HUNTER

I first heard about Peregudov the wolf hunter, 'volchatnik', a couple of years ago from Alexander Zateev, director of the Katun... Read more

DOWNRIVER UNDYULYUNG

Yakutia is a land of fishing legends – grayling, mackerel, huge pike and giant Siberian trout all came alive in the tales of... Read more

 

'UKHA' IN THE SIBERIAN FOREST

Expressed in grandiose fashion 'ukha' (Russian fish soup) is a triumph, a culinary diamond in the dazzling crown of high Russian... Read more

IT IS TOUGH ON GLAMOUR IN THE TAIGA…

Recently I came across the saying: “Even demons will not... Read more


FAST FACTS


REINDEER IN SIBERIA

Domesticated reindeer allows northern indigenous peoples to live in harmony with the extremely severe natural conditions of the Far North... Read more

NOVOSIBIRSK ZOO

With over 11,000 total animals spread over 770 species and attracting over 1.5 million annual visitors, the Novosibirsk Zoo has proven to be the largest and one of the most famous zoos in Russia... Read more

SIBERIAN TIGER: DANGEROUS AND ENDANGERED

Siberian tigers are extremely strong fighters. Only one animal of the taiga can compare to tiger in strength. It is a brown bear. They are equally powerful but tiger is more intelligent and technical than bear... Read more