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"Frank Huster Photography 2006 Portfolio"
Frank Huster - English - Thursday December 28, 2006

Dimitri Kieffer in Frank Huster's 2006 photography portfolio.
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"Full-time adventurer setting out again soon"
The Seattle Times - English - Wednesday December 27, 2006

Last spring, former Microsoft manager Dimitri Kieffer walked, skied and swam the 56 miles across the Bering Strait from Alaska to Russia in 14 days.

There, he and fellow adventurer Karl Bushby, from England, were detained for 54 days for visa violations before they were allowed to leave Russia.
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"New World of Cool"
National Geographic Adventure Magazine - English - Friday December 15, 2006

Closer to Nome, Karl Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer trudged 56 miles across the frozen Bering Strait then - oh, bitter irony - they were arrested in Russia for not having the proper visas.
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"How To Walk On Water from Alaska to Russia (across the Bering Strait)"
National Geographic Adventure Magazine - English - Wednesday November 1, 2006

We have no idea how long it took ancient humans to walk across the frozen land bridge from Asia to America tens of thousands of years ago. But we do know how fast a pair of fit adventurers can make it back: 14 days and 30 minutes.
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"Dimitri Kieffer Day"
City of Seattle & Governor Greg Nickels - English - Friday June 23, 2006

The City of Seattle proclaims June 23rd, 2006 to be Dimitri Kieffer Day.
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"Much suspense near tip of the world"
The Seattle Times - English - Saturday June 3, 2006

He walked to the music of movie soundtracks, mile after mile over — and through — the frozen waters of the Bering Strait.
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"Russia allows Briton to Continue Trek"
ABC News - English - Friday May 5, 2006

Former paratrooper Karl Bushby was stopped with American Dimitri Kieffer on April 1 on the remote Chukotka peninsula after a perilous two-week journey across the sea ice bridge between Russia and Alaska.
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"Prescott and Abramovich in move to rescue globetrotter halted on epic hike"
The Guardian - English - Thursday May 4, 2006

Mr Bushby will have to fly back across the Bering Strait to Alaska to get a new visa and supplies. He will then fly to the Russian port Provideniya, the usual entry point on the eastern coast, before continuing from the tiny coastal village of Uelen where he and Dimitri Kieffer, an American and fellow explorer, with whom he crossed the strait, were arrested more than a month ago.
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"Explorers awaiting Russian release"
Russian London Newspaper - English - Tuesday May 2, 2006

An explorer from Hull who is being held in Russia after walking across the Bering Strait may face a long wait to be released, his father has said.
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"World trek threatened by Russian court order"
The Seattle Times - English - Saturday April 15, 2006

MOSCOW — A British adventurer's attempt to walk around the world was in jeopardy Friday after a Russian court ordered him deported for entering the country illegally.
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"Karl Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer, detained in Chukotka over illegal crossing of the Russian border"
The Russian News Room - English - Friday April 14, 2006

Karl Bushby of Britain and Dimitri Kieffer of the United States, detained in Chukotka over illegal crossing of the Russian border, insist on retrial of their case at the district court. They also insist on attending the hearing in Anadyr, the travelers' lawyer Alexander Perelygin told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
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"Chukotka court to consider case of border violation"
Votpusk - Russian - Thursday April 13, 2006

The Court of the Chukotka region of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug in the village of Lawrence, on Thursday will consider a case of violation of the borders of the Russian Federation Englishman Karl Bushby (Karl Bushby) and American Dimitri Kieffer (Dimitri Kieffer).
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"The trial of English Karl Bushby and American Dimitri Kieffer continues Friday"
Ria Novosti - French - Thursday April 13, 2006

PETROPAVLOVSK-Kamchatsky, April 13 - Oksana Gousseva, RIA Novosti. The trial of Englishman Karl Bushby and American Dimitri Kieffer, on trial for illegally crossing the Russian border, continues Friday in the town of Chukchi Lavrentia.
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"Explorers Karl Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer tried in Lawrence."
NTV - Russian - Thursday April 13, 2006

Today, British explorer Karl Bushby and his American friend Dimitri Kieffer were tried in Lawrence... Fortunately for them - not Pavlovich.
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"He's an amazing guy"
The Seattle Times - English - Thursday April 6, 2006

For Seattle adventurer Dimitri Kieffer, taking on challenges is the stuff he's made of, but his latest adventure was more than he expected.
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"I'm Doing Well Trekking 3 Miles on a Treadmill"
Fox News - English - Thursday April 6, 2006

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — After two weeks of trekking through a moving obstacle course of shifting, treacherous plates of pack ice, adventurers Karl Bushby and Dimitri Kieffer have crossed the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.
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"Russian border guards prevent Briton crossing from North America"
Lenta - Russian - Wednesday April 5, 2006

Russian border guards have jeopardized the successful completion of the journey, during which the Briton Karl Bushby (Karl Bushby) is planning to walk to get from South America to Europe, according to the website of the newspaper Independent.
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"36,000-mile trek hits speed bump"
The Seattle Times - English - Wednesday April 5, 2006

MOSCOW — A pair of British and American adventurers who say they crossed a 56-mile stretch of the frozen Bering Strait on foot from Alaska, with brief periods of swimming in protective suits, have been detained in Russia's far eastern Chukotka region for violating border regulations, authorities said Tuesday.
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"World Briefing | Europe: Russia: 2 Adventurers Held After Ice Trek"
The New York Times - English - Wednesday April 5, 2006

An American and a British citizen were detained by Russian authorities after walking across the ice on the Bering Strait and making landfall on Russia's Far East coast, Russian officials said. The men were completing one of the more difficult legs of a round-the-world walk by the Briton, Karl Bushby, above, and failed to register with the Russian authorities after coming ashore. The American citizen was identified as Dimitri Kieffer, 40, of Anchorage, Alaska.
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"Bering Straits Explorers Get Frosty Welcome"
The New York Sun - English - Wednesday April 5, 2006

MOSCOW - A former paratrooper attempting a record-breaking 36,000-mile trek around the world has been arrested by Russian border guards after becoming the first Briton to walk across the Bering Strait.

Karl Bushby, 36, from Hull, and his fellow adventurer, Dimitri Kieffer - who lost a finger from frostbite - were being interrogated by the security service FSB, officials in the remote Chukotka region of Siberia said.
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"US and British adventurers detained by Russians"
The Boston Globe - English - Tuesday April 4, 2006

MOSCOW - Russian authorities have detained and American and a British citizen in the Far East after the pair made a rare crossing by foot of a frozen 56-mile stretch of the Bering Strait, officials said yesterday.
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"Bushby walks along the frozen Bering Sea in 2006"
Anchorage Daily News - English - Tuesday April 4, 2006

Dimitry Kieffer of Anchorage, left, and Briton Karl Bushby were detained by Russian authorities in the far eastern part of the country after the pair made a rare crossing by foot of a frozen 56-mile stretch of the Bering Strait, officials said Tuesday.
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"Former paratrooper held after walking across Bering Strait"
The Times UK - English - Tuesday April 4, 2006

Karl Bushby, 36, was detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) after reaching Russia on Friday, halfway through a 36,000-mile walk from South America to Britain that he began in 1998.
FSB border guards also detained Dimitri Kieffer
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"Arctic Wrap-Up: Karl and Dimitri cross the Bering Strait"
Polar Explorers Web - English - Monday April 3, 2006

(ThePoles.com) Karl Busby and Dimitri Kieffer have crossed the Bering Straight. After 15 days on the oceanic ice, the two explorers stepped foot on what they called terra firma.Meanwhile the rest of the teams are making their way through fairly tough conditions. Conrad and Richard have spent most of the last few days skiing over rough ice followed by this and often 'rubbery' shifting sea ice.
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"Epic explorer crosses frozen sea"
BBC News - English - Monday April 3, 2006

Karl Bushby and Frenchman Dimitri Kieffer faced temperatures of -30C.
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"Arctic Wrap-Up: Devil ice"
Polar Explorers Web - English - Tuesday March 28, 2006

(ThePoles.com) The Finns are cursing their pagan devils as they fight for each step over packed-ice and in whiteout conditions. Karl and Dimitri find themselves in the middle of the Bering Straight trying desperately to make their way west towards Russia - against the drift.
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"Extracts from Karl’s diaries covering the Bering Straits Crossing 2006"
Goliath Expedition - English - Sunday March 26, 2006

We are up and about early, as you might expect, the school corridors eerily quiet in the dark. I had dreamt about this day for years but in my imagination it had never been quite this subdued. In the staff room I make some coffee and then begin eating in earnest. A can of ‘Spam’, some biscuits and anything else I can get my hands on.
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