In the late nineteenth century, Anton Chekhov visited a prison camp in Sakhalin island, eastern Siberia. His articles about the visit are stunning.Read More
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National Public Radio this week published a 'picture postcard' from Wrangel Island, Russia, with photographs by Sergey Gorshkov for National Geographic. The page also includes an audio story about the island and the images. Click below to view.
A map and article about the island, and more photographs by Sergey Gorshkov, can be seen on the National Geographic site. Click the photograph below to view.
© Sergey Gorshkov/National Geographic