Russia: Zone of Absolute Discomfort by Justin Jin

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A Nenets child climbs the side of his family choom (tent) in Naryan-Mar using a rope to pull himself up its side. The Nenets are the original inhabitants in the Russian Arctic but have been displaced by both Soviet-era collectivisation and modern gas and oil exploration. Reindeer provide the Nenets with food, shelter and clothing. They sell reindeer meat to sausage factories and the antlers to China for use as traditional medicine. /Felix Features