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Daily Life in Tuva Republic, Russia

Orlan, 35, plays with his dogs in front of his yurt in the taiga in Tuva Republic, Russia. Orlan ((Tuvans normally use just one name) owns about 50 sheep, goats and milking cows. Like many other animal herders in the republic, Orlan prefers traditional farming methods but finds it difficult to compete in modern society.

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Orlan, 35, plays with his dogs in front of his yurt in the taiga in Tuva Republic, Russia. Orlan ((Tuvans normally use just one name) owns about 50 sheep, goats and milking cows. Like many other animal herders in the republic, Orlan prefers traditional farming methods but finds it difficult to compete in modern society.