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Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years (Part 2/4)

Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years (Part 2/4)

GLEB: It’s early morning in Siberia. Super dark, super cold. Agafia, she’s already up. She wakes up near 6:00 AM or something, as she’s told us before. She starts her day with prayers, and we start our day with coffee. [ROOSTER CROWING] [DOG BARKING] [SINGING PRAYERS] [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] [LAUGHTER] [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] [SINGING PRAYERS] [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] …

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Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years (Part 1/4)

Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years (Part 1/4)

[SOUND OF SAWING WOOD] AGAFIA LYKOV: [SPEAKING RUSSIAN] -Agafia Lykov is one of Russia’s Old Believers, an ultra orthodox sect of Christianity that still exists in small communities around the world today. Fearing oppression and death at the hands of Stalin, Agafia’s father Karp fled with his family into the Sayan Mountains of Siberia in …

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How financial literacy impacts youth prostitution, AIDS, and women’s survival

How financial literacy impacts youth prostitution, AIDS, and women’s survival

Judith Bruce: Financial literacy is kind of bedrock to any long-term change pretty much for everybody, but certainly for females. The world spends a lot of time talking about the SDGs—these are the sustainable development goals, mention all sorts of goals—health, equality, participation—that cannot be realized unless you have some authority over resources. You can …