Joanna Lemańska takes a walk – and a drive – on Siberia’s frozen, Lake Baikal
Explorer Charlie Walker is traversing the length of the Ural mountains as part of a triathlon adventure – and a bid to understand the nature of the east-west divide
Ikuru Kuwajima photographed the Mari El republic in Russia over the course of a year, learning about everything from witchcraft to paranormal activity
The Russian capital is full of cultural high points, from galleries and parks to its restaurants, bars and baths. This writer picks the must-sees plus his own favourites
The world’s longest railway line was completed in 1916. Our writer embarks on the seven-day, 5,772-mile journey from Moscow to Vladivostok in the depths of winter when the snowy landscape is at its most beautiful
These intrepid travellers take on the enormity of Siberia, remote Lake Baikal, historic St Petersburg, and Moscow’s clubs, experiencing great food, architecture and dodgy bouncers
Majestic lakes, mountains, history and even ecotourism resorts
Shopping, exercise and work all continue, regardless of the temperature, in Yakutia, the coldest populated region in the world.
From space-travelling babushkas to grainy electronic music, the Russian capital has come a long way since the legendary 1991 rock concert that drew an audience 13 times bigger than Glastonbury’s
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