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. The geese migrated from Siberia to stay in the lower Rhine area over winter.
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 in a boggy district near the village of Kozhany, about 200 km (124 miles) southwest of Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia, on Wednesday.