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Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Cinemaphotography. The harsh extremes of this peninsula - frozen tundra ablaze with active volcanoes and scorching geysers - feels almost like another planet. Powerful animals like great brown bears, sea otters and giant sea eagles thrive in this forbidding landscape.
This program, part of NDR's six-part series on Russia, is one of the first full explorations of this little-known wonderland, now open again after a century closed off under Soviet rule.