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Posted inEastern Europe & RussiaRegions

The Uncomfortable Truth

12 February 2001 Nothing is perhaps more illustrative of Russia’s regional chaos than a glimpse inside one of its titanic central heating systems. Aging, rusted, leaky pipes groan under the stress of supplying millions of people with heat and hot water. Tape of all kinds, rags, gums, and glues hold the whole contraption together, just […]