Atlas: Russia

Saturday, March 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Discovery Channel

This episode focuses on how the people of the new Russia are once again embracing their past after the fall of the Soviet Union. ATLAS: “Russia” follows the lives of nomadic reindeer herders in Siberia; a family of carpet-makers in the Caucasus Mountains; a fashion magazine executive in Moscow; a volcanologist in the Kamchatka Peninsula; and a 17-year-old aspiring circus performer in Kazan. Breathtaking scenery from around Russia, including Lake Baikal and St. Petersburg during summer twilight is also featured in this episode.

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