Siberia: Healthcare on the Rails

ARTE Reportage

23 min

Available from April 21, 2017 at 12:00 am to January 15, 2047 at 11:59 pm

Since 2009, five trains of the RZD - the Russian railway - travel through Siberia and the Russian Far East to provide medical care in isolated villages. For these remote regions, striken by the rural exodus, the railway is the only link with the rest of the world. In this depopulated countryside, only the elderly are left.

Credits
  • Author:Vladimir Vasak
  • Director:Vladimir Vasak
  • Country:France
  • Year:2016