In the Russian Arctic lies buried an unfinished railway built by prisoners of Stalin’s gulags. For decades no-one talked about it. But one woman is now telling the story of the thousands who suffered there – and there is talk of bringing back to life the abandoned railway itself.

The remains of Joseph Stalin’s railway

There are so many stories in this world that remain untold, this is one of them. Freezing temperatures, baby mammoths and hardship, but beyond all, the human spirit.

Read the BBC News story and see if you are not moved.