Japanese farmers in Kagawa prefecture on the island of Shikoku grow watermelons that has shape not very common for these plants. Why are they cubic? Watch the Vesti report on Russia channel from Japan.
One would find it difficult enough to get through a day without food. But we met an extraordinary person living near the Bhubaneswar railway station, who even though stricken by poverty and hunger, feeds stray dogs instead of himself. An act of kindness? Or a ‘Man of God?’ Here’s our short documentary on him.
In 2010, A cruel summer drought in Mongolia was followed by a viciously cold winter – a combination known locally as a ‘dzud’. Nearly eight million livestock died due to extreme cold and because the drought stopped animal fodder from growing. The government declared a state of emergency. With local partners, we delivered fodder and […]