Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Hey, you're busy! We know rferl.org isn't the only website you read. And that it's just possible you may have missed some of our most compelling journalism this week. To make sure you're up-to-date, here are some of the highlights produced by RFE/RL's team of correspondents, multimedia editors, and visual journalists over the past seven days.

The Man Walking Alone Across Russia

Andrei Sharashkin has faced wolves, bears, thieves, and countless friendly locals while walking (and sometimes hitchhiking) alone across almost 30,000 kilometers of Russian territory. By North.Realities

Journalists Say Sakhalin Newspaper Shut Down Over Reporting On Russian Coal Producer

The editor of the municipal newspaper in the Sakhalin Island town of Uglegorsk has been fired, publication suspended, and the paper's website taken offline. Journalists say the shutdown was retribution for the paper's critical reporting on the coal producer that dominates the remote region. By Lyubov Barabashova and Robert Coalson

'Unloved Children Of The Kuzbass': Life And Death In A Siberian Village

A Russian photographer has spent seven years documenting the daily lives of people in remote Siberian villages. The results are stunning -- and sometimes heartbreaking. By Siberian.Realities

Mosquito 'Tornadoes' Storm Russia's Far East

Blood-curdling images show pillars of swarming mosquitos above Russia's Kamchatka region as they hunt for a mate. By Amos Chapple

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