Myanmar: before the storm

On May 3 2008, the tropical storm Nargis hit Myanmar. Most of the land was left in ruins. The death toll amounted to tens of thousands.

Just a couple of months before Cyclone Nargis, an RT crew visited Myanmar and filmed a report about life in the country. Now, as this Asian state is trying to recover from the hurricane, our report gives you a rare glimpse of a golden land.