Russian Video: BAM – Baikal Amur Mainline!

This year we are celebrating 35 years since Soviiet Union started one of major construction projects – BAM (Baikal Amur Mainline).

Baikal Amur Mainline (BAM) is a railway line in Russia. Traversing Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, the 4,324 km (2,687 mile) long BAM runs about 610 to 770 km (380 to 480 miles) north of and parallel to the Trans-Siberian railway (Wikipedia).

To find out more about political and economical reasons of the project of a century we will watch a video from Russia Taday:

And I think that is even more interesting when you try to understand these young people who came to Siberia to build Baikal Amur Mainline 35 years ago. I had a friend who made this decision 20 years ago and I know such people. Now I want you to know them:

Russian Video from Russia
Svet and Kyle

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