Modern Tyumen. A city of change


The city of Tyumen is both an old Siberian settlement with a rich history, traditions and architecture and a centre for the oil and gas industry and the sciences. In the middle of the 20th century, the discovery of oil and gas deposits in the area attracted large numbers of young people to the city, boosting development in large areas of Siberia.

The city of Tyumen is both an old Siberian settlement with a rich history, traditions and architecture and a centre for the oil and gas industry and the sciences. In the middle of the 20th century, the discovery of oil and gas deposits in the area attracted large numbers of young people to the city, boosting development in large areas of Siberia. Tyumen combines the wisdom and maturity of an old city with the enthusiasm associated with youth. RTG TV host Nadezhda Lebedeva visited Tyumen where she met students, researchers, workers and athletes, and got to see what the city is like for herself. In Tyumen, youth isn’t about age, but a way of life.