The Picture Show Photo Stories From NPR

Support NPR

Support NPR

NPR Shop

Support The Programs You Love


Janna Rutskaya (left) is a passenger on the Trans-Siberian train. She's on a nonstop, five-day trip from Moscow to her home, Chita, in Russia's Far East. The long train rides, she says, are a time to relax and indulge in a favorite pastime — reading detective novels. And she loves the camaraderie. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

itoggle caption David Gilkey/NPR