Battling Siberia’s devastating illegal logging trade

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Un village reculé de Sibérie où les urnes sont amenéses en traineau lors des élections © AFP PHOTO / YURI YURIEV

Wagons brimming with logs accumulate in the Siberian railway station of Dalnerechensk, more than 8,000km (4,971 miles) east of Moscow. They are waiting to cross the nearby Chinese border.

Once in China, they will be processed and used for construction or turned into garden furniture and other products to be sold in European and US shops.

BBC News

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