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Hundreds of dead ravens fall from the sky in Russian village, leave experts baffled
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Hundreds of dead ravens fall from the sky in Russian village, leave experts baffled

The incident reportedly took place in the Russian village of Ust-Tarka, which is located in Novosibirsk Oblast in south-western Siberia.

Explained: Why temperatures in Siberia are the same as in Patna and Nashik
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Explained: Why temperatures in Siberia are the same as in Patna and Nashik

Countries in Eastern Europe are going through a spell of sultry weather that experts and activists say is unmistakable proof of how global warming is impacting the climate.

Micro-animal frozen in Siberia's permafrost for 24,000 years comes back to life
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Micro-animal frozen in Siberia's permafrost for 24,000 years comes back to life

Once thawed, the animal was able to reproduce asexually using a process called parthenogenesis.

Strange ripples on swirling hills seen in Landsat-8 images leave NASA perplexed
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Strange ripples on swirling hills seen in Landsat-8 images leave NASA perplexed

The images show ripples on land on either side of the Markha river, with alternating light and dark stripes that give it an optical illusion-like quality.

Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'
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Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'

The Russian opposition leader, who is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning in Germany, said that once he was brought out of the coma, he was confused and couldn't find the words to respond to a doctor's questions

Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake
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Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake

The faeces of the mammoth will contain a lot of information about the 'mammoth's diet as well as the pollen of ancient plants and a lot more'.

WMO will verify hottest recorded temperature in Siberia, says its worrying but consistent with global warming
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WMO will verify hottest recorded temperature in Siberia, says its worrying but consistent with global warming

WMO has “given tentative acceptance of this observation as a legitimate observation”, which is consistent with other regional data.

Siberian town of Verkhoyansk sets new temperature record amid heatwave, forest fires
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Siberian town of Verkhoyansk sets new temperature record amid heatwave, forest fires

Global warming is having an effect on the entire ecosystem - river ice breaking, plants and trees blooming, and insects waking up earlier than usual.

Forests are more than the planet's lungs – they also drive winds, argues Russian physicist
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Forests are more than the planet's lungs – they also drive winds, argues Russian physicist

If proven, the biotic pump theory could explain why the remote interiors of forested continents receive as much rain as the coasts.

Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so
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Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so

Bats may have an immune system that lets them coexist with many disease-causing viruses, experts think.

Powerful explosions at Siberian military depot injure 12; Russian military to send 10 heavy transport planes and helicopters to extinguish blaze
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Powerful explosions at Siberian military depot injure 12; Russian military to send 10 heavy transport planes and helicopters to extinguish blaze

Russian officials say powerful explosions at a military depot in Siberia left 12 people injured and one missing and forced over 16,500 people to leave their homes.

Siberian Instagramers are flocking to toxic turquoise lake to get their IG likes
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Siberian Instagramers are flocking to toxic turquoise lake to get their IG likes

Siberian Generating Company has cautioned that the lake is an industrial zone, not an aquatic park.

18 dead, 13 missing as devastating floods sweep southeastern Siberia in Russia; 4,000 houses flooded, say officials
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18 dead, 13 missing as devastating floods sweep southeastern Siberia in Russia; 4,000 houses flooded, say officials

The Russian authorities say 18 people have died and another 17 are still missing in devastating floods that swept south-eastern Siberia.

Two killed as plane crashes into building while attempting emergency landing at Siberia’s Nizhneangarsk airport
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Two killed as plane crashes into building while attempting emergency landing at Siberia’s Nizhneangarsk airport

A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members

40,000 year old wolf head carcass was found in perfect condition in Siberia
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40,000 year old wolf head carcass was found in perfect condition in Siberia

The wolf was found in permafrost with its fur and teeth intact, the tissues will be preserved for future studies

Axed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho endures embarrassing slip up at ice hockey game in Russia
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Axed Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho endures embarrassing slip up at ice hockey game in Russia

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho embarrassingly slipped after presenting a symbolic face-off to a match in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on Monday.

Badhaai Ho, Namaste England, Bhaiaji Superhit, Vada Chennai, Siberia: Know Your Releases
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Badhaai Ho, Namaste England, Bhaiaji Superhit, Vada Chennai, Siberia: Know Your Releases

This week, there's a mix of genres from rib-tickling comedy Badhaai Ho, intense romantic drama Namaste England to romantic thriller Siberia

Russia to launch largest military drill on 11 September; 300,000 troops, including China and Mongolia, to participate
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Russia to launch largest military drill on 11 September; 300,000 troops, including China and Mongolia, to participate

President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Vostok 2018 after hosting an economic forum in Russia's far eastern city Vladivostok, where his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping is one of the star guests.

Russians face extremism charges for sharing memes; local social networks, communications ministry ask for law change
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Russians face extremism charges for sharing memes; local social networks, communications ministry ask for law change

According to the independent rights group Agora, 43 people were given prison terms for internet posts and memes in Russia in 2017, up from 32 in 2016.

Helicopter crash kills 18 in Russia's Siberia; chopper collided with cargo of another
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Helicopter crash kills 18 in Russia's Siberia; chopper collided with cargo of another

A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff on Saturday in Siberia, killing all 18 people aboard, mostly oil workers, authorities said.