Russia: Zone of Absolute Discomfort by Justin Jin

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Half sunken boats and abandoned houses lie rotting in an icy bay in Teriberka, a former prosperous fish-processing community. Teriberka's population shrunk from about 14,000 at its height to just over a 1,000 after the fishing industry collapsed. However one of the world's largest known natural gas reserves, the Shtokman gas field, was discovered off its shores and promises to bring new life to the area. /Felix Features