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Russia shopping mall fire: First funerals held for victims as country observes day of mourning
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Russia shopping mall fire: First funerals held for victims as country observes day of mourning

Russia on Wednesday held a national day of mourning and buried the first victims of a fire that ravaged a busy shopping centre in the city of Kemerovo and killed at least 64 people, most of them children

Siberia shopping mall fire: India condoles tragic loss of lives as 64 killed, including children
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Siberia shopping mall fire: India condoles tragic loss of lives as 64 killed, including children

India, on Monday, expressed its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the 64 victims who were killed in a major fire at a busy shopping mall packed with children and their parents in Russia's Kemerovo city

Siberia shopping mall fire: Authorities denounce 'flagrant violations' of safety norms which caused 64 deaths
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Siberia shopping mall fire: Authorities denounce 'flagrant violations' of safety norms which caused 64 deaths

Russian authorities on Monday denounced what they called "flagrant violations" of safety norms that led to the deaths of 64 people, many of them children, in a fire at a busy shopping mall in an industrial city in Siberia.

Russia shopping mall fire: Death toll rises to 64 in Siberia's Kemerovo city; Vladimir Putin expresses condolences
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Russia shopping mall fire: Death toll rises to 64 in Siberia's Kemerovo city; Vladimir Putin expresses condolences

A total of 64 people, many of them children, perished in a fire that ravaged a busy shopping mall in an industrial city in Siberia, officials said Monday as rescuers searched through piles of charred rubble to recover bodies.

Fire engulfs shopping mall in western Siberia: 37 dead, scores missing as 300 rescue personnel bring blaze under control
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Fire engulfs shopping mall in western Siberia: 37 dead, scores missing as 300 rescue personnel bring blaze under control

At least 37 people were killed when a fire ripped through a busy shopping centre in an industrial city in western Siberia, with scores more reported missing.

Alexei Navalny arrested as protests calling for boycott of Russia's presidential election continue
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Alexei Navalny arrested as protests calling for boycott of Russia's presidential election continue

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been arrested in Moscow as protest demonstrations called by him took place across the country

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia taking strict measures to combat threat of terrorist attacks during tournament
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia taking strict measures to combat threat of terrorist attacks during tournament

The threat has increased since Russia's military intervention in Syria in September 2015 to support President Bashar al-Assad's regime, making it a priority IS target.

Hunger Games for real: A reality show based on the famous film to be shot in Russia
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Hunger Games for real: A reality show based on the famous film to be shot in Russia

A Russian reality show Game2: Winter, based on the Hunger Games concept, will have contestants survive in a cold Siberian desert with just knives for defense. The show will live stream 24/7.

Global warming: Arctic lakes melting earlier each year, says study
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Global warming: Arctic lakes melting earlier each year, says study

Arctic lakes, covered with ice during the winter months, are melting one day earlier each year, according to researchers, including one of Indian origin, who monitored 13,300 lakes using satellite imagery.

Russian military aircraft carrying 39 passengers crashes; 16 seriously injured, say reports
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Russian military aircraft carrying 39 passengers crashes; 16 seriously injured, say reports

A IL-18 military aircraft carrying 39 people on board, including seven crew members, reportedly crashed in Russia"s Far East on Monday.

Bird flu: Kerala govt says H5N8 virus will not affect humans
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Bird flu: Kerala govt says H5N8 virus will not affect humans

Kerala Government on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of avian influenza of H5N8 among ducks in water-logged Kuttanad in Alappuzha District, but allied apprehension that the disease would spread to humans.

Bird flu scare in Kerala: Cases of avian influenza reported from parts of Alappuzha
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Bird flu scare in Kerala: Cases of avian influenza reported from parts of Alappuzha

Amid the Avian influenza outbreak in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, the virus has been found in ducks in coastal Alappuzha district in Kerala, prompting the district administration to take various measures, including forming Quick Response Teams.

At least 19 killed in Mi-8 helicopter crash in Siberia, confirms Russia's Investigative Committee
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At least 19 killed in Mi-8 helicopter crash in Siberia, confirms Russia's Investigative Committee

At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia's Investigative Committee said Saturday.

Lost toddler survives three days in freezing Siberian wilderness
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Lost toddler survives three days in freezing Siberian wilderness

A 3-year-old boy is being dubbed as 'Mowgli' after miraculously surviving three days in a remote forest in Russia's Siberia, braving near-freezing temperatures and a woodland teaming with wolves and bears.

Military barracks collapse in Russia, 23 soldiers crushed to death
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Military barracks collapse in Russia, 23 soldiers crushed to death

Twenty-three Russian soldiers were crushed to death by rubble after their military barracks collapsed in Siberia, the Russian defence ministry said on Monday.

 ArcelorMittal sells its Kuzbass coal mines in Siberia to Russian firm
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ArcelorMittal sells its Kuzbass coal mines in Siberia to Russian firm

The steel major had acquired the Kuzbass mines in 2008 as part of the company’s strategy to secure delivery of coal to ArcelorMittal steel operations in Ukraine.

ONGC on expansion drive, to buy stake in 2 siberian oilfields
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ONGC on expansion drive, to buy stake in 2 siberian oilfields

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC),India's biggest explorer, will next week sign a deal to acquire stake in two Siberian oilfields, including the strategic Vankor, during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India.

How to get a frozen plane rolling in Siberia? Get passengers to push it
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How to get a frozen plane rolling in Siberia? Get passengers to push it

Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Ukraine crisis: Russian military starts large training exercises
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Ukraine crisis: Russian military starts large training exercises

Earlier this month, Russia staged a military exercise involving 8,500 soldiers near its border with Ukraine after the toppling of that country's pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych amid a popular uprising and violent street clashes.