Arctic Full Set
Mass exodus from Arctic Russia
Reindeer herders Simyon and Vanya travel hours by sled from their tent in the tundra to buy supplies at the village shop in Sovetsky.
Nomadic people like them have a mutually cautious relationship with the Russians who live in the Far North.
Vorkuta is a coal mining and former Gulag town 1,200 miles north east of Moscow, beyond the Arctic Circle, where temperatures in winter drop to -50C.
Here, whole villages are being slowly deserted and reclaimed by snow, while the...