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The Edge of the Earth

The biggest gas reserves on the planet are in the Russian Arctic. Lucy Ash travels to the remote Yamal Peninsula, high above the Arctic Circle, to meet both the people who travel there for work, and the indigenous herders whose way of life is under threat.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Dec 2012 05:30

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Supermarket shelves

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House of horrors

Red House

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(L) Syrian refugee Moead and BBC correspondent Nikki Fox (R)

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