Train travel in Russia – From Moscow to Magadan

Train travel in Russia – From Moscow to Magadan

In this journey from Moskou to Magadan, Jelle visited numerous areas of Russia. It’s time for the trip back, and he choses to take the train for it. Taking a train in Russia, is like a small incursian in Russian daily lives.
Original title: Het spoor terug
What’s left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a “young democracy” (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a “sovereign democracy” (according to Putin) or a “fascist regime” (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia.

Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius
© VPRO March 2009

This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best.

So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you!
more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com

Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast:
VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q
VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w
VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA
VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A
VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw
VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ
VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA

English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Train travel in Russia - From Moscow to Magadan