Borderland: From Latvia To Kazakhstan

In this fifth series Jelle Brandt Corstius explores the border countries between Russia and Europe, from Latvia to Moldavia, West and East Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Documentary - Human Interest & Society , Travel & Adventure, Culture

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Ep 3. The Backyard

Kazakhstan More...

Kazakhstan is as big as Western Europe, and yet only a few people have heard of  this country. We visit the city of Semipalatinsk, with a sad legacy from Soviet times: here a total of 456 atomic bombs exploded. The local population is still struggling with health problems. The legacy of a Soviet Union has some people fear that he will return.

Documentary
Jelle Brandt Corstius
2014
VPRO
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