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theartsdesk in Siberia: Cold Comfort Krasnoyarsk | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk in Siberia: Cold Comfort Krasnoyarsk

theartsdesk in Siberia: Cold Comfort Krasnoyarsk

Flower paintings blaze in frozen Siberia while ballet struggles

Bridge over the river Yenisei: In minus 26 degrees the river gushes steamPhotos Ismene Brown

In England you may joke about having Siberian weather with minus 7 degrees. This is really what Siberian winter looks like - at minus 26 degrees. The river is gushing steam, a hellishly peculiar sight. After travelling for 16 hours and through seven time zones to get to Krasnoyarsk at six in the morning, I am not sure I’m seeing what I’m seeing.

In England you may joke about having Siberian weather with minus 7 degrees. This is really what Siberian winter looks like - at minus 26 degrees. The river is gushing steam, a hellishly peculiar sight. After travelling for 16 hours and through seven time zones to get to Krasnoyarsk at six in the morning, I am not sure I’m seeing what I’m seeing.

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