The sun shines so brightly here even in winter that you can get a tan. Stunning blue sky, sugar-white snow and “marshmallow” hills. In the 1970s, a gold deposit was discovered in the Okhotsk district of Khabarovsk Krai. Its exploration and development began in 2010. Both before and after the development of this territory has become an example of ecological compromise. Civilisation and industry adapted to the life of indigenous peoples and nature, and not vice versa. Who collects elbym, why tie a ribbon to a tree when applying for a job and what do bears steal from industrialists?