For 40 Years, A Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II • Discoverology

For 40 Years, A Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

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Six members of the Lykov family lived in the Siberian taiga for more than 40 years—utterly isolated and more than 150 miles from the nearest human settlement. In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered them.

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