Elena Shershova, who suffers from severe psoriasis, sweeps up dead skin in her tiny apartment. She has regular appointments in Blagoveshchensk, a town some 16 hours on the train from her home.
People in villages Verkhnezeysk rely heavily on the medical services offered by the Matvei Mudrov medical train.
The Matvei Mudrov train is a medical train operated by Russian Railways along the course of the Baikal Amur Magistral (Baikal-Amur Mainline, or BAM) railway line. Named...more »