Pride, Loneliness in the Deep North: Russians Who Refuse to Abandon Arctic City
(VOA): In Russia’s far north, the city of Vorkuta is slowly being reclaimed by the Arctic tundra. Its population has plummeted as the local coal mines have closed, and the very future of the city is in doubt. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, Vorkuta’s fate reflects a wider population crisis across Russia’s far north as old Soviet industries have crumbled.
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Published Date: Monday, March 26th, 2018 | 12:45 PM
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