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The Babushka of Baikal, the granny in her 80th year who has popularised the world’s deepest lake

Khuzhir, Irkutsk, Russia

Lyubov Morekhodova glides over the ice on skates made by her father not long after World War II. She has lived on the shores of Lake Baikal all her life, where winter temperatures plummet to minus 50C.

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