The new issue of National Geographic Russia is out now. Inside, readers will find:
The New Cyborgs: Has human evolution stopped? No, but it has fundamentally changed. Today it depends not only on genes, but also culture and new technologies. Where are we headed as a result of the bold choices we make? Nobody can say with certainty.
The Zvenigorod Arsenal: During the reconstruction of the Central District Road outside Zvenigorod in Moscow Region, a road crew made an extremely rare find – weapons and unforms of elite warriors from the time of Ivan the Terrible.
The Gelada Baboons of Ethiopia: The world’s only herbivorous monkeys inhabit a protected area created by the Guassa community of the Ethiopian highlands. The locals do everything they can to preserve the grass the baboons need, and thanks to their efforts, the gelada have prospered.
Seventeen Kilometers Underground: An international team of extreme speleologists is exploring a giant cave system under the Baysuntau Ridge in Uzbekistan. One by one, they are discovering new and mysterious pathways deep below the earth’s surface. But where do they lead? For now, only into the unknown.