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Moscow (Sputnik) - Russia's Gazprom energy company plans to invest 850 billion rubles ($14.1 billion) in total into the Power of Siberia pipeline construction in 2018-2019, financial and economic policy department head Alexander Ivannikov said Thursday ...
Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the country's Rosnedra subsurface agency to auction a large remote block in West Siberia later this year, with gas producer Novatek seen as a likely candidate to secure the asset. According to the ...
London - Europe sizzled in a continent-wide heatwave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain's hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal battled to stamp out deadly forest fires.
A new children's educational center opened its doors in FJC's Jewish community of Krasnoyarsk, Southern Siberia this week.
Europe sizzled in a continent-wide heat wave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain's hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal battled to stamp out d.
Since the beginning of June, the Russian cities Tomsk and Novosibirsk have been experiencing a 'butterflypocalipce:' a phenomenal amount of Black-veined White butterflies have 'attacked' Siberian regions. There are so many of them that the ground is ...
The excavated bones of extinct woolly mammoths are thought of as "ethical ivory", and poor villagers in the far expanses of Siberia are scrambling to fill the void. Photojournalist Amos Chapple has brought the story of these villagers to light in his ...
ULAN-UDE, June 20. /TASS/. forest fires in Siberia and the Far East swelled by nearly 5,000 hectares in the past 24 hours, reaching 21,700 hectares, Russia's federal aerial forest protection service Avialesokhrana said in a statement on Tuesday.
And he said yes and I found myself in the wilderness of Siberia on a search for mammoth ivory tusks," Chapple tells PetaPixel.
A photographer has taken a trip into the Russian wilderness to search for the remains of mammoths - with rather startling photographic results.
Russia has returned with another sole VTB led deal, its first foray into the international markets this year. Some market participants had expected US or European banks to be on the mandate, following a stronger year for Russian borrowers in the ...
PARTS of a mysterious "smelly beast" have been dug up by baffled schoolchildren in Siberia. The Ice Age giant was buried in the permafrost but local youngsters in Yakutia region were alerted by the reeking remains.
Through his documentary photo story, The Mammoth pirates, travel photographer Amos Chapple takes us on a journey to deep Russian wilderness where a group of "vodka-fueled" local hunters are searching for the remains of "Siberia's lost giants" ...
IRKUTSK, June 17. /TASS/. wildfires have engulfed more than 20,000 ha in Eastern Siberia's Irkutsk Region, mostly in the hard-to-reach areas in the north, the local government said on Saturday.
This time, the organizers are ready to show the best of Siberia on a 12-day trip which will start on July 4. First, the group of bloggers will visit the city of Tyumen, which is officially recognized as the place where Russians are happiest, according ...
ULAN-UDE, June 16. /TASS/. wildfires in Russia's Far East and Siberia swelled by 3,600 ha to 16,700 ha over the past 24 hours, the Russian Aerial Forest Protection Service reported on Friday.
A bronze statue of controversial Russian singer-turned-politician Iosif Kobzon is to be erected in Siberia, following an announcement that $57,430 (3.3 million rubles) will be allocated for three monuments to "contemporary Russian heroes".
The ancestors of today's Old Believers retreated to Siberia in the late 17th century to avoid persecution after a schism in the church.
Their Sussex to Siberia journey includes crossing five mountain ranges and three deserts in a car they describe as "woefully inadequate for the task" - so complying with one of the rules of the challenge.
About 2,000 miles from Moscow, thousands of people in Novosibirsk heeded the call of opposition leader Alexei Navalny for a second round of rallies after nationwide protests in March stunned the Kremlin.
Russia's Ministry of Energy still plans a tour for Saudi Arabian counterparts to Siberian projects in July, Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday.
The contract on Russian gas deliveries to China over the Power of Siberia gas pipeline came into force in May 2015, Chief Executive Officer of Gazprom Alexei Miller said earlier.
MM>, which is already building a gas pipeline from Eastern Siberia to China - the Power of Siberia - was in talks over two more routes: the so-called western gas route and a gas pipeline from the Pacific Island of Sakhalin.
KRASNOYARSK, June 7. /TASS/. The area engulfed by wildfires in Siberia has ebbed by more than 2,000 hectares to 3,700 hectares in the past 24 hours, Russia's federal aerial forest protection service said in a statement on Wednesday.
The first problem with the Trans-Siberian crossing theory is that it seems highly improbable that primitive nomadic hunters could survive the harsh conditions of a glacial overpass, let alone one when the Northern Ice Sheet was more than twice its ...
Canadian Olympic gold medallist and Winnipeg mom Jill Officer gives us a twice-monthly look behind the scenes of her dual life in her blog, Jill's House.
St. Petersburg, June 5. /TASS/. Novatek has revised its production plans in Eastern Siberia and is no longer planning to buy assets there due to low profitability of production, the company's CEO Leonid Mikhelson told reporters.
Moscow - A man believed to be a former Japanese prisoner in Siberia has been found living in Russia's Leningrad region, informed sources said Monday.
Each year for the last 58 years they have been testing hundreds of foxes in Siberia and selecting only the tamest of the tame to parent the subsequent generation.
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov and his wife Varvara returned home to Russia on Monday and they're already catching up with old friends.
What is more, while the Chukchi Sea adjacent to Alaska and the Barents Sea north of Norway have seen some studies in collaboration with foreign scientists, above Siberia, only a small corner of the 358,000 square miles of the Kara Sea has been surveyed ...
scientists say the discovery could help explain why so many craters have appeared in Siberia over recent decades, with the same processes causing these explosive events.
What is more, while the Chukchi Sea adjacent to Alaska and the Barents Sea north of Norway have seen some studies in collaboration with foreign scientists, above Siberia, only a small corner of the 358,000 square miles of the Kara Sea has been surveyed ...
Khalid A. Al-Falih, the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, may visit a number of towns in Western and Eastern Siberia this summer, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with TASS. "I do hope that ...
With the Kremlin offering lower tax rates for new projects in the Caspian and East Siberia, Rosneft PJSC, Lukoil PJSC and other producers have looked elsewhere for the cuts that will allow Russia to comply with 300,000 barrels-a-day of production curbs.
The investor, who has built Russia's largest indoor water park in the city of Novosibirsk, Siberia, is also going to spend 1 billion rubles (about $17,7 million) for a hotel construction there.
The conflagration worsened in some Siberian regions last week. Blazes broke out in 10 communities in the Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk Regions, consuming 179 buildings in their path that were home to 720 people, six economic facilities and 15 non-residential ...
Reported locally, scientists of the Institute of Oil and Gas geology and geophysics in Novosibirsk are currently conducting a study on geothermal energy potential in the north of West Siberia. This was announced by Dimitry Novikov, Laboratory Head and ...
Helsinki - Finnair has been allowed to increase its flights from Helsinki to Asian destinations over Siberia according to a new deal between Russia and Finland, the ministry of transport and communications said on Friday.
Researchers from Delft and Moscow have discovered a new class of micro-organisms in Siberian soda lakes. These organisms grow in sodium carbonate brines with a pH 10 and convert methyl group organic materials into methane gas.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) joked in a tweet Sunday that Jared Kushner could "back-channel" in Siberia if he took a leave of absence from the White House.
Russian authorities must bring to justice those responsible for the killing of Dmitry Popkov, chief editor of independent local newspaper Ton-M in Siberia, the ...
Finnair, majority-owned by the state, depends on attracting traffic flows between Europe and Asia to its Helsinki hub because of the relatively shorter distances flown and the new deal increases the number of scheduled flights it can make over Siberia ...
When Stone Age people lived there, and before seas rose, it was connected to Siberia. In addition to polar bears, which were mostly hunted in winter, the Zhokhovians pursued reindeer hundreds of kilometers across vast plains.
A strapping man who adorns himself in ethnic jewelry and Indigenous talismans and decorates his office with wooden masks and fish tanks, Mr. Trubnikov serves herbal tea to guests, speaks in a gravely, reverent voice about traditional Siberian shamanism ...
ULAN-UDE, May 26. /TASS/. Siberian forest fires have swelled four times, from 7,000 to 30,000 hectares in the past 24 hours, the federal aerial forest protection service Avialesokhrana said in a statement on Friday.
Russia's forest agency said over 2,000 people are working on containing 74 wildfires, mostly in Siberia and the Far East, and that the Zabaikalsky region has also declared a state of emergency.
The editor of a local newspaper in Siberia has been shot dead, Russian investigators said. The investigative committee in the Krasnoyarsk region said 42-year-old Dmitry Popkov, editor of the Ton-M newspaper, was found dead with gunshot wounds outside ...
Moscow: A local journalist was found shot dead in a small Siberian town, investigators said Thursday, adding they believe his slaying may be linked to his work.
New York, May 25, 2017--Russian authorities must bring to justice those responsible for the killing of Dmitry Popkov, chief editor of independent local newspaper Ton-M in Siberia, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Popkov's body was found ...


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