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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.

Wild Geese fly over a farm field in Xanten, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. The wild geese flew over from Siberia to stay over winter time in the lower Rhine area with it's warmer continental climate. The geese find perfect conditions and are not allowed being hunted. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Wild geese fly over a farm field in Xanten, Germany. The geese migrated from Siberia to stay in the lower Rhine area over winter.

Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building as they wait for a rugby practice session in Krasnoyarsk...Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building near a local stadium as they wait for a rugby practice session in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk August 13, 2013.  REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)

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Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building near a local stadium as they wait for a rugby practice session in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk Read more

A rider competes during the "Kings of the Off-road" quad bike amateur regional race near the village of Kozhany

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A rider competes during the “Kings of the Off-road” quad bike amateur regional race in a boggy district near the village of Kozhany, about 200 km (124 miles) southwest of Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia, on Wednesday.