Articles tagged "russia"
The most traveled torch in Olympic history is having some trouble carrying the sacred flame.
As far as espionage goes, you only get in trouble if someone can prove it.
In an open market, it stands no chance, but Russia has the framework to rig the game.
The cringe, I can't even.
These levels of sustained poaching constitute the tigers' most existential threat.
Russia lags in fracking ability, but now has a good reason to learn.
The paper mill on the shores of the lake, which first came online in 1966, will be shut down permanently by November.
But who's going to do the development?
Rosneft now appears to have put together all the pieces of the Arctic puzzle.
It's incredibly remote terrain, and many of the fires will burn out on their own as they're both hard to get to and not near anything but wild land.
Russian scientists discovered the first woolly mammoth with perfectly preserved blood—and they've already got a deal with a Korean biotech group that wants to clone it.
Dubbed the 2045 Initiative, Itskov is selling his idea as the "next step" in human evolution, or "neo-humanity," as he refers to it.
What's next, dynamiting the endangered spoon-billed sandpiper because Americans made beautiful videos about them?
Replacing the terror war with the drug war is going to be a rather difficult task.
As much as we worry about climate change today, a warm, melted Arctic was actually a dream of geoengineers since at least the 19th century.
Russia is a very different place that it used to be.
There’s a little bit of the Soviet empire left in the middle of the Czech Republic, but it’s abandoned, decaying, and almost completely forgotten.
Vancouver didn't have enough snow in 2010. Russia fears the same for 2014. So they both took extreme measures.
Wait a minute, rewind. Killer Ukrainian Dolphins? Yes.
It's part hooliganism, part street justice, part public shaming, and all fucked.
So this is why it's called Russian roulette.
54 years ago this month, the northern part of the Urals played host to one of the most fascinating unsolved mysteries in the modern age.