Simon Reeve In Russia

February 2018

Season 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 11 x
The third and final leg of Simon's Russian journey takes him from Crimea to the historic Baltic city of St Petersburg. In Crimea, Simon meets the eccentric and fearless owner of a safari park who likes to get up close and personal with his pride of lions. Travelling across Russia's vast western plains, Simon discovers depopulated villages and a rural community clinging on to existence and feeling abandoned by central government. Finally, after a journey spanning more than 6000 kilometres, Simon...

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 3.0 9 x
The second leg of Simon Reeve's tour of modern-day Russia begins in Siberia and takes him to Russia's far south west and the majestic Caucasus Mountains. From Lake Baikal, the oldest and deepest lake on Earth, Simon takes the Trans-Siberian Railway to the city of Krasnoyarsk, the scene of brutal violence in the 1990s, and now the location of a cafe paying homage to Vladimir Putin. There he is introduced to a Siberian community that worships a former traffic cop they believe to be the reincarnat...
January 2018

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 4.0 18 x
Simon Reeve embarks on an epic three-part journey across the largest country in the world in search of the real Russia. One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Simon travels through this land of extremes to investigate what the next century might bring for the powerful Russian Federation and its relationship with the rest of the world. In the first episode, Simon sets out amongst the active, snow-capped volcanoes of Kamchatka and meets indigenous reindeer herders.