For the next 12 days a group of 12 journalists will travel a total of 7000 kilometers across Siberia from Irkutsk (near Russia's Lake Baikal) to Ekaterinburg (in the Ural Mountains) on a trip known as "Plug Into Siberia". The average temperatures in Siberia during the coming weeks will hover at around minus 20 degrees. This is permafrost country …Continue to the full article
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Did This Porsche Panamera Just Break The Ice Speed Record On Russia’s Lake Baikal?
Lake Baikal, the deepest and oldest freshwater lake in the world, sits in the Siberian region of Russia just north of the Mongolian border. Surrounded by mile high mountains, and subject to frequent tectonic movements, the 5000'+ deep lake is covered in ice up to 6.5' thick during the winter months. It was there, last week, that Mobil 1 made an …Continue to the full article