Siberia

38,000 Hectares of Forest on Fire in Russia

About 38,000 hectares of the forest are on fire in the Russian Far East, Siberia and the Volga-Urals region.

Popularity: 13% [?]

May 8, 2007

Siberian Mammoth and Meteorite to Go on Christie’s Auction

The skeleton of a Siberian mammoth dating back some 15,000 years and a meteorite from Russia go on auction in Paris, April 16, in the first such sale of curiosities from paleontogy, Christie’s auction house said Tuesday.

Popularity: 24% [?]

March 21, 2007

British Citizen Among Victims of Russian Coal Mine Blast

A British citizen was among dozens of people killed in a gas explosion at a remote Siberian coal mine, Telegraph.co.uk reported March 20. Total number of victims of the deadly blast is currently 106 people, at least a dozen have not been found yet.

Popularity: 13% [?]

Blast Rips Through Siberian Coal Mine

According to Russian emergency officials an explosion occurred in a Siberian coal mine on Monday, no casualties have been reported yet.

Popularity: 9% [?]

March 19, 2007

Two Russian Regions in Siberia to Merge

Residents in two Siberian regions voted on Sunday to approve the proposed merger of their regions, the Itar-Tass news agency reported citing preliminary results of the vote.

Popularity: 3% [?]

March 12, 2007