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Valentin Rasputin: The Voice of Siberia’s Landscape and People

Born on this day March 15, 1937, Valentin Rasputin, a prominent Russian writer and environmentalist, was an influential voice for the landscape and people of Siberia. Born and raised in the harsh yet enchanting expanses of Siberia, Rasputin’s works were deeply influenced by his close relationship with nature and the rustic life of his homeland. …

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