A couple weeks ago as I headed from Europe to…

A couple weeks ago as I headed from Europe to Arctic Siberia in -40C for a photographic assignment, my baggage containing all my clothes were lost by the airline, so I arrived in Moscow with a T-shirt, a fleece and a bag of cameras. By great fortune I bumped into photographer Yuriy Chichkov at the airport, and he led me on a high-speed scramble for Arctic wear in Moscow before my next flight took off to the icy desert that night. Thank you, Yuriy. Posted by | View Post | View Group

Little besides dots of nomadic tribes and spectres of Soviet…

Little besides dots of nomadic tribes and spectres of Soviet concentration camps haunt the icy desert of the Russian Arctic. But deep beneath the permafrost lie untold treasures: a cache of oil and gas so big it could sustain a fiscally-troubled Russia for decades. http://www.justinjin.com/work/reportage/arctic/ Posted by | View Post | View Group