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What are the Russians hiding?

  UPDATE: An update of Google’s imagery today (26/6/2013) has now addressed this ‘gap’, revealing just more mountains. There are not many places that Google doesn’t allow the public to view on their maps, but in a remote section of Russia’s Far East one small section of mountains in Chukotka has been intentionally blurred. On Yahoo […]

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Fire and Ice in Kamchatka

Bordering the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ lies Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula – a territory twice the size of Great Britain yet containing a population no more than that of Cardiff.  Apart from being a vast wilderness, the region is renowned for its high volcanic activity and is what attracted Colin and myself to organise a 3-week expedition […]

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