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Children of the Tundra

People living in the tundra are accustomed to a nomadic life. Tents are their homes, food is basic, and the reindeer is king. They don’t watch TV or use the Internet. However, their children do go to boarding schools, but not all parents are in favor of them.

 

On Donner! On Blitzen!

How do you break the monotony when you’re cut off from the outside world by thousands of miles of frozen tundra and must survive a long winter featuring some of the most bone-chilling temperatures on the planet? The residents of Yakutia — one of the harshest regions of Russia — dispel the cold and isolation with an annual tournament in the village of Khatastyr highlighted by a series of reindeer races. Russia Today reports.

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