Welcome to Millionaire's Row in Siberia, a far cry from the out-dated Western image of Eastern Russia as the land of Gulags and hardships.
State of emergency in three districts as 100,000 residents without power, 1,000-plus trees felled.
Virologist Dr Vladimir Blinov fears comeback of flu strain which cost two million lives in 1957.
Bones of 11 extinct giants discovered, plus one woolly rhinoceros: but why did they die here?
'All forest wildfires extinguished' in Siberian Federal District, say officials, but peat flames still raging.
In 2012, the residents of Tumul all stopped drinking vodka and other intoxicating drinks as the village went dry...
Flourishing trade in souvenirs and household goods.