A nenets granny walks into the mobile shop, where I'm getting a local sim, puts a wrinkled hand on the counter and says ‘I need an iPhone'.
Russian president's flight to Salekhard delayed after airport closed by freezing rain.
A renaissance of one of Siberia's first outposts as the Far North becomes the new economic frontier.
Threat to Salekhard and Anadyr could come even sooner - by the mid-2020s - as thaw of frozen ground is forecast to have 'devastating' impact.
New find at Zeleny Yar necropolis, which shows links to Persia, to be examined within weeks.
Even Russia's Health Minister is on antibiotics after visiting victims of the deadly infection as numbers of infected rise.
Around 400 delegates are expected including representatives of 41 ethnic minorities representing around a quarter of a million people.
New road and rail link over the Nadym River.
The find, as old as Christ, is the latest treasure from the sacred and mysterious site of Ust-Polui in Salekhard, say experts.