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Radical warming in Siberia leaves millions on unstable ground - Washington Post Soil Layers, State Farm, Russia News, Academy Of Sciences, Arctic Circle, Global Warming, Garden Bridge, Climate Change, Geography

In fast-thawing Siberia, radical climate change is warping the earth beneath the feet of millions

As permafrost collapses, people turn to mammoth-tusk hunting and migration.

Mikhail Popkov stands inside a defendant's cage during a court hearing in Irkutsk Russia News, Serial Killers, Police Officer, Prison, History, Museums, Cage, Building, Assassin

Russian serial killer dubbed "maniac of Angarsk" convicted of 56 murders

Popkov, one of Russia's deadliest serial killers and nicknamed the "maniac of Angarsk," killed his victims with axes, knives or screwdrivers, police said.

Thanks to HBO, more tourists are flocking to the eerie Chernobyl nuclear disaster site Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Disasters, Hbo Series, Travel Companies, Ghost Towns, The Guardian, Adventure Travel

Thanks to HBO, more tourists are flocking to the eerie Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

The surge in bookings has also raised questions over how to commemorate a disaster that killed thousands.

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Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers

Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's most popular streaming service's...

Kremlin dismisses doctors' complaints they were exposed to radiation after blast - Doctors who treated the victims of a military test explosion have accused Russian authorities of carelessly exposing them to radiation and then forcing them to keep silent. Nuclear Test, Nuclear Power, Rocket Engine, Cruise Missile, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Disasters, Skyfall, Places, Norway

Opinion | Another Russian nuclear accident seems to be characterized by lies

It could be evidence of a new globe-spanning missile.

Kremlin dismisses doctors' complaints they were exposed to radiation after blast - Doctors who treated the victims of a military test explosion have accused Russian authorities of carelessly exposing them to radiation and then forcing them to keep silent. Nuclear Test, Nuclear Power, Rocket Engine, Cruise Missile, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Disasters, Skyfall, Places, Norway

Russian villagers told to leave — no, stay — following missile test explosion

The missile, which was carrying nuclear materials, killed five workers when it blew up last week.

A horror-themed website told readers to ‘hunt’ gay people. Then an activist was stabbed to death. Human Rights Campaign, Lgbt Rights, Russia News, Transgender People, Nbc News, Gay, Website, Horror, Death

A horror-themed website told readers to ‘hunt’ gay people. Then an activist was stabbed to death.

A horror-movie-themed website told readers to ‘hunt’ gay people. Then an activist was stabbed to death.

Writer and Fox News contributor Juan Williams on Monday accused President Donald Trump of being "blackmailed" by Russian leader Vladimir Putin. In a blistering op-ed published by The Hill, titled "What does Putin have on Trump? Vladimir Putin, Helsinki, Miss Trump, Donald Trump, Putin Trump, Brigitte Macron, Emmanuel Macron, New York, Victoria

Russian state-run media took Trump’s July 4 event as an opportunity to ‘troll’ the U.S.

Russian television hosts mocked the military equipment that will appear at the “Salute for America” on Thursday, saying that the tanks and other armored vehicles had “paint peeling off” and required “adhesive tape.”

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The Arctic will not survive Russia's wave of industrialization; nuclear submarine in flames.

This is not the diary I wanted to write. Though it includes snippets of the research I wanted to share, it is not what I had been working on for the past few days, obviously. I am rushing this diary through as I had most of the research already and...

In Ukraine, a radioactive nuclear ghost town near Chernobyl is a hot destination Ghost Stories, News Stories, Abandoned Cities, Russia News, Chernobyl, Ghost Towns, Tour Guide, Ukraine, The Past

In Ukraine, a radioactive nuclear ghost town near Chernobyl is a hot destination

Once unthinkable, guided tours of Pripyat — once a closed Soviet city for Chernobyl workers — and a former missile base are in growing demand.

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future - The Washington Post Japanese Bamboo, Hot Beach, Russia News, Sapporo, The Washington Post, Suddenly, Beijing, Islands, Fantasy

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future

Russian has the islands. Japan claims them. And suddenly there is speculation that Putin could give them back.

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would deploy its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles next year, saying the move meant his country now had a new type of strategic weapon. Russia Putin, Be Bold Be Strong, Latest International News, World Breaking News, World News Headlines, Russia News, American Freedom, 2016 Presidential Election, Vladimir Putin

Putin says Russia ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile

Russia has said the new missile system is highly maneuverable, allowing it to easily evade missile defense systems.

Image: A Japanese Coast Guard vessel Kariba sails off Cape Nosappu in Nemuro on Japan's Hokkaido island, with part of the islands known as the Northern Territories in Japan and the Southern Kurils in Russia visible the background Kuril Islands, Political Geography, Information About Japan, Korea Winter, Russia News, Seoul Korea, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Sailing

Russia builds new barracks on disputed islands near Japan

Soviet forces seized the four islands at the end of World War II and Moscow and Tokyo both claim sovereignty over them.

Russia accuses prominent activist’s anti-graft group of taking foreign money Emergency Hospital, Medical Journals, Vladimir Putin, New York Post, Guy Names, Local News, Human Rights, Presidents, Conditioner

Russia accuses prominent activist’s anti-graft group of taking foreign money

An official designation of Alexei Navalny’s group as a “foreign agent” is likely to hobble it.

Chernobyl tourism: This is how to visit the site safely, scientists say - The Washington Post Tourist Sites, Tourist Trap, Nuclear Disasters, Kings Park, Real Ghosts, Russia News, University Of Georgia, Chernobyl, The Washington Post

Ukraine wants Chernobyl to be a tourist trap. But scientists warn: Don’t kick up dust.

The site of the worst nuclear disaster in human history is still radioactive.

A Soviet-era submarine is emitting radiation at levels times normal, Norway says Russian Submarine, Nuclear Submarine, Nuclear Reactor, Russia News, Present Day, Norway, Times

A Soviet-era submarine is emitting radiation at levels 800,000 times normal, Norway says

The Russian submarine sank after a fire in 1989. Norwegian researchers say the radiation leak is not dangerous.