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'If you emptied Lake Baikal, it would take every river in the world flowing into it a year to fill.'
Mike Carter, The Observer, 2009

The Babushka of Baikal, the granny in her 80th year who has popularised the world’s deepest lake

Lyubov Morekhodova glides over the pure ice on skates made by her father not long after World War Two.




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