Climate change and gas production are displacing Russia's nomads and their reindeer herds in the Arctic. Boarding schools are preparing children of the indigenous Nenets for a different life, beyond their age-old traditions.
The recent Ukraine-Russia flare-up adds potency to US claims its gas is a safer, cheaper bet than Gazprom's. But as the Kremlin adjusts to meet new gas demands, the US gas revolution could be far from plain sailing.
Russian hydropower company RusHydro has launched a wind power plant in Russia’s Arctic region. It's far from a signal that fossil-fuel-hungry Russia is going green, but it's a start.
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