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Norilsk- Russia

One of the coldest cities in the world, and the winter of civilian fight off the cold, which can also be 55 degrees below .Cold lasts 280 days a year, and snowstorms affecting Norilsk, on average, 130 days. Do not water it roads, but only comes by plane. Landing in Norilsk is not as dangerous as it operates. At the time of Stalin to the city there was a time known as the “road of death”. As long as the storm buses are often corrupt, but the backup vehicles are poised to allow citizens to be evacuated on time, without fear of frost on the road. Eight to nine months the city is covered with snow, a “polar night syndrome,” or darkness that lasts for two months, the reason for the frequent anxiety, nervousness, insomnia and depression. Norilsk is located above the Arctic Circle and is home to the largest iron smelter  that emits as much contaminated material in the air to within 30 kilometers “, the grass does not grow.” The city lies on one of the world’s largest deposits of nickel, platinum and palladium, which is one of the richest cities in Russia.

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