This Russian Federal Highway runs from Moscow to Yakutsk City in Siberia.
The road doesn’t have an asphalt surface, although it is a vital highway.
Every time it rains the road is paralyzed. These shots were taken a few days before approximately 600 vehicles became stuck there. Hunger followed, and vehicles ran out of fuel. According to the witnesses, one woman gave a birth to a child whilst trapped on a public bus.
Construction teams were afraid to appear on site because, during their previous visit, they were beaten by people who had been stuck in the jam for several days. People were breaking the locks on the trucks in search of food and warm clothing.
Fuel, food, firearms and steel tow-lines are the things that are needed most these days on this Federal Highway. Oh, and patience!!!
So, the next time you’re about to whinge about conditions in your home country, think of the Russians!