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Siberia Diary
      Dispatches
End of the Journey
Defying Expectations
      In a farewell to Siberia, Kaiser remembers the people he met who are changing Siberia one by one, in ways that could not even have been imagined when the Soviet Union collapsed ten years ago.
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      Kaiser and Perkins answered questions about their journey upon their return in September 2001. spacer

The Story So Far:
      Related Information:
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  About the Journey: The Post's Robert G. Kaiser and Lucian Perkins spent the month of August 2001 on a 3,700 mile journey across Siberia, reporting almost daily on the people, culture and natural resources of Russia's most abundant region.
 
  Dear Diary: Readers helped write the Siberia Diary with regular questions and comments. Robert G. Kaiser responded to these contributions weekly. Follow the dialog as it unfolded on 8/8, 8/17, 8/25 and 9/3.
 
  Robert G. KaiserRobert G. Kaiser is associate editor of The Post and a former Moscow bureau chief. This is his second trip to Siberia.
  Robert G. KaiserLucian Perkins is a staff photographer for The Post. He shared the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for coverage of the Kosovo conflict.  
Credits:
Editing by Jefferson Morley and Kate Schuler; Photo Editing by Tom Kennedy and Jane Menyawi;
Design by Brenda Roth, Brian Cordyack and Giovanni Calabro; Programming by Pierre Kattar
Coordination assistance provided by Liza Faktor in Siberia.