The Taiga Life
May 2, 2013 12:44 PM Subscribe
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, Vice does a 35 minute video
chronicling a rare visit to the sole surviving member of the Lykov family
The Lykovs were a family of Old Believers (a splinter sect from the Russian Orthodox Church), who had exiled themselves to Siberia in 1936 to escape Soviet persecution, and remained in complete isolation until 1978 when a geological survey accidentally discovered their homestead.