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Igor Sobolev

Igor Sobolev
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Igor was born in one of the dirtiest and most northern towns in the world - Norilsk, Russia. Living there made him hungry for traveling and seeing the true world - how it works and who lives there. "Best way of traveling - Hitchhiking!"
Beautiful Russian girl

10 reasons to start learning the Russian language

Everyone know that speaking with Russian beauties is the biggest perk! Curious about the other 9 benefits?
Tuva Republic Siberia landscape

15 photos that prove Siberia is one of the most marvelous places on Earth

Bring as much air as possible into the lungs … and … scream! The whole Siberia is only for you.
Frank and Igor on the mountain

Survive in the heart of Siberia

We had no idea that our trip could be so dangerous. One wrong move and the lakes of heavenly beauty in Siberia would become our cemetery...
northernmost waterpark in the world Norilsk Russia

Inside the Northernmost Water Park in the World!

Exploring the world's northernmost waterpark which two months earlier became a threat to the lives of hundreds of people.
Evolution of chinese characters for woman

The Chinese character for ‘woman’ keeps changing. Why??

A woman in ancient China did not have the right to express her opinion, she had to obey. The history of Chinese characters is a clear confirmation of this.
Nord Komal Mosque Russia 01

Venture to Nord Kamal – the northernmost mosque in the world! مسجد نورد كمال

I braved -44°C polar white-out conditions to visit this exotic temple in my native Russia.
school in Belarus Igor Sobolev

I snuck into a village classroom in Belarus and schooled the teacher

"The whole class burst in laughing, and the teacher's face became super funny and defeated..."
Jewish Region in Russia

The dying “Mini-Israel” in the Far East of Russia

Igor hitchhikes to the bizarre Soviet made Jewish homeland in the Far East of Russia - an alternate universe of Yiddish and yarmulkes.

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