The Faces of Russia's Roughest, Toughest Jobs

In the photo: a boilmaker gathers and repairs boilers and other metallurgical. Sibenergomash Plant in Barnaul.

In the photo: a boilmaker gathers and repairs boilers and other metallurgical. Sibenergomash Plant in Barnaul.

Roman Shalenkin
To become a miner, a person must have a strong psyche in addition to physical strength, since not just anyone can work all day underground. But many people who live in Eastern Russia don't have a choice, because hard work is the only chance to earn a good living.

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