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Former bargeman Viktor reads the Bible while wearing a hat he made for this purpose, outside his wooden hut located in a forest south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk...Former bargeman Viktor, 57, who refused to give his family name, reads the Bible while wearing a hat he made for this purpose, outside his wooden hut located in a forest some 55 km (34 miles) south of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, October 17, 2013. A decade ago, Viktor decided to lead the life of a hermit, and settled in this secluded forest area hidden from civilisation. He reads the Bible, and survives mainly on fish, berries, mushrooms and other food he can find.

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Former bargeman Viktor, 57, reads the Bible while wearing a hat he made for this purpose, outside his wooden hut located in a forest 34 miles south of Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. A decade ago, Viktor decided to lead the life of a hermit and settled in the secluded forest. He reads the Bible, and survives mainly on fish, berries and mushrooms.