Will Siberia survive without coal?
Published time: 1 Dec, 2007 03:13 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2007 06:13
In Russia’s coal heartland in Western Siberia’s Kemerovo, party politics in Moscow is often seen as a gaudy sideshow. And personal perceptions trump political ideals. Mineral resources account for more than half of the region’s GDP, but changes are needed