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Russia: Man marries his axe attacker so she can avoid prison sentence

A pensioner in Russia who attacked a man with an axe was given a suspended sentence after the victim married her so he could plead with the court that she should not go to prison. In a statement released on Thursday, the Tomsk regional prosecutor’s office in Siberia said that the woman, who is now […]

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Northern Hemisphere wildfires release record amount of carbon emissions

The amount of carbon emitted from severe wildfires that tore across many parts of the Northern Hemisphere this summer broke records, according to data from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service published Tuesday. Intense blazes, including fires in hotspots in the Mediterranean, North America and Siberia, let off more than 2.7 billion metric tons […]

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Violent protests breakout in Montenegro ahead of new Church leader inauguration

Thousands of demonstrators blocked roads in southern Montenegro in a protest over the enthronement of a new Serbian Orthodox Church archbishop. Angry crowds threw stones at police and pulled down security fences around the monastery in the city of Cetinje where the ceremony will take place on Sunday. Demonstrators shouted “This is not Serbia!” and […]

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Cave lion cub dating back to more than 28,000 years ago found in near perfect condition in frozen Siberia

Researchers say a cave lion cub believed to be the best preserved ice age animal ever discovered dates back to more than 28,000 years ago. A study published in the journal Quaternary details the discovery of two mummified baby cave lions in the Siberian Arctic by local mammoth tusk collectors in 2017 and 2018. The […]

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Russian passenger plane crash lands in Serbia, all on board miraculously survive

The pilots of a Russian passenger plane have been hailed as heroes after they saved all 19 people on board after they were forced to crash land in Siberia. The Antonov An-28 aircraft with four children on board had disappeared from radars on a one hour 20 minute flight in the Tomsk region in western […]

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World’s oldest captive alligator celebrates his 85th birthday

Muja, who is the world’s oldest alligator in captivity has recently celebrated his 85th birthday. The creature managed to survive multiple bombings in Serbia and has now become a TikTok star. In August 1937, Muja came to Belgrade from Germany. While zookeepers are unsure of the precise hatch date, a vintage news item from 1937 […]

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Plane carrying parachutists crashes in Siberia; 4 dead, 15 injured

Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia. Four people were killed and fifteen others were seriously wounded after a plane carrying parachutists crashed in Siberia, authorities said. The L-410 plane carrying 19 people crashed around 10:00am local time during a training flight at the […]

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Microscopic organism has wriggled back to life after spending 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced after lying frozen in the vast permafrost lands of north-eastern Siberia for 24,000 years. Russian scientists found the tiny ancient animal, called the bdelloid rotifer, in soil taken from the river Alazeya in Russia’s region of Yakutia in the far north. The bdelloid rotifer, a […]

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Russian scientists find micro plastic in samples of snow collected in Siberia

Russian scientists in Siberia have found snow polluted with micro plastics that then melts and seeps into the ground. Researchers at Tomsk State University (TSU) gathered snow samples from 20 different Siberian regions and that their preliminary findings confirm that airborne plastic fibres are turning up in snow in remote parts of the wilderness. “It’s […]

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Woman tied to seat after she repeatedly took off her clothes mid-flight

In a bizarre incident a woman was tied to her seat by airline staff after she repeatedly took off her clothes mid-flight. The 39-year-old female passenger on a Russian flight had to be tied down with a rope and tape as she started wandering aimlessly around the cabin as soon as the plane took off. […]

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Russian river turns beetroot red in colour forcing animals to STAY AWAY

A river in the Russian city of Kemerovo of the Siberian region turned beetroot red in colour and have shocked the internet. According to the locals, animals are not entering the rivers that appear toxic, however, so far, it has not been determined which chemical has caused the discolouration or if it can cause any […]

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Scientists are breeding foxes to study the effects of domestication on their brains

Scientists are studying the effects of domestication on foxes’ brains and in particular their levels of oxytocin. Studies have shown that oxytocin nurtures protective behaviour, empathy and feelings of love, and it could play a key role in rendering foxes better pets. But the experiment might also offer a window into human evolution — in […]