“Baron of Siberia”: businessman Evgeny Lebedev becomes the first Russian member of the UK House of Lords

The owner of the newspapers The Independent and Evening Standard was nominated for a lifetime title in July by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Russian-British businessman Evgeny Lebedev, owner of The Independent and Evening Standard newspapers, has become into a Member of the House of Lords with an official title that reflects both his London adoptive … Read more

The metamorphosis of Siberia

Jose Miguel Viñas 1 hour ago The impacts of global warming are manifesting especially in high latitudes in the northern hemisphere, with the extensive Russian region of Siberia being one of the territories that is undergoing a great transformation. The continuous warm anomalies that are taking place there are causing an unprecedented thaw, with a … Read more

“Corruption is all around here.” The second material that Navalni was working on before the poisoning was published – Abroad – News

On August 20, while returning from Tomsk to Moscow, Navalny became ill on the plane. After an emergency landing in Omsk, he was unconsciously taken to hospital. Russian medics did not allow Navalny to be transported for several days, but in the end he was transported to the “Charite” clinic in Germany. The first story … Read more

Siberia, a new giant crater discovered in the tundra

A new chasm 30 meters deep and about 20 meters wide has opened in the Siberian tundra. The hole was discovered this summer by a Russian TV crew who flew over the area, where eight more have been sighted since 2013. The first was found near an oil field in the Yamal peninsula, in the … Read more

2 Dramatic Hours of Rescuing Alexei Navalny from Poisoning in the Sky of Siberia Page all

MOSCOW, KOMPAS.com – Opposition leader Russia Alexei Navalny is currently in a coma at a hospital in Berlin. The German authorities reveal that he was poisoned by Novhichok’s neurotoxin. He fell ill on a flight from Siberia to Moscow and the plane made an emergency landing in Omsk. Two days later, Russian officials allowed him … Read more

A gigantic crater has opened in Siberia

A giant crater recently opened in the arctic tundra of Siberia. According to the researchers, this fifty-meter-deep hole formed following the explosion of a large quantity of methane contained in the basements. It’s the kind of discovery you don’t make every day! The crater was inadvertently spotted in the Yamal Peninsula, as a film crew … Read more

Emergency landing in Siberia – Putin opponent Navalny to be flown to Germany – News

The Russian government critic Alexej Navalny is said to be flown to Germany for treatment on Friday after his possible poisoning, as «Bild» reports online. The film producer Jaka Bizilj, President of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, wants to organize the flight, as he told the German Press Agency. Navalny should be treated in the … Read more

Persistent heat in Siberia would have been almost inconceivable without our intervention

The heat and record breaking temperatures are made possible by climate change. On June 20, all Arctic heat records were shattered in the Russian city of Verkhoyansk when the thermometer tapped 38 degrees Celsius (!). The extreme heat followed a months-long period (which started as early as January) when temperatures in Siberia were generally more … Read more