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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Siberia

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Record temperatures of 38 degrees measured in Arctic during 2020 heatwave
The World Meteorological Organisation said the temperatures were more befitting for the Mediterranean than the Arctic
Survivor found after fatal explosion and fire in Siberian coal mine
Dozens of people died in the Listvyazhnaya mine in southwest Siberia.
More than 50 reported dead in Siberia coal mine accident
Six rescuers suffocated while trying to rescue dozens of miners who were trapped.
Seven die as Belarusian cargo plane crashes in Russia
The crew consisted of three Belarusians, two Russians and two Ukrainian nationals.
Russia extends state of emergency over wildfires in Siberia
Emergencies minister Yevgeny Zinichev declared the state of emergency for Sakha-Yakutia.
Russia evacuates two villages in Siberia because of wildfires
A dozen villages were threatened by blazes in the vast area.
Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment
His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.
Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.
Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle
Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.
Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe
Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.
Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia
The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.
18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.
'These children were killed by corruption': Angry locals question official death toll in Russian fire
Demonstrations have taken place across Russia after the shopping centre fire in Kemerovo.
Putin says Russia shopping centre fire that killed 41 children was 'criminal negligence'
The fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo was extinguished yesterday morning after burning through the night.
Siberia shopping centre fire: Witnesses say fire alarms did not go off as blaze kills 64
“People started running around, it was just awful. There were a lot of children, children without parents,” one witness said.
Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.
Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV
A Kremlin spokesperson said Putin went rafting in mountain rivers, fished in a waterfall near a mountain lake and went hiking on the holiday.
49 dead in Russian city after drinking toxic bath essence
Such products, which are not intended for drinking, are often sold to impoverished alcoholics.
Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears
A state of emergency was imposed in July over the anthrax outbreak, which has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.
Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest
Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.
This Siberian lake has just turned bright pink a couple of months early
Lake Burlinskoye turns a bright pink colour in hot temperatures due to an overload of tiny shrimp.
Giant holes that mysteriously appeared in Siberia could be sign of climate 'time bomb'
When the first 100 foot hole was spotted two years ago, everyone was baffled.
'No sleep... BO levels at an all time high': Connacht's bogus journey keeps dragging on and on
The Westerners hit a major visa hiccup in Moscow.
Connacht are still not back on Irish soil after being stranded in Siberia
They’re due to play Brive in the Challenge Cup on Saturday.
Hot water bottles and blankets aplenty on the Connacht bench in Siberia this morning
Temperatures were below -20ºC in Krasnoyarsk as they overcame Enisei-STM in the Challenge Cup.
Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia
Job done for Pat Lam’s men in Krasnoyarsk.
The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.
VIDEO: Passengers have to get out and push their airplane in the snow and ice
Welcome to the Arctic Circle.
A giant hole has mysteriously appeared at the 'end of the world' in Siberia
Yep. We’re doomed.
Woman sets fire to wrong haystack after being unfriended on Facebook
Sure, that will make her add you back.
This is what happens when you open a window during Siberian Winter
Everything’s gone up in smoke.
AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies
Kalashnikov designed a weapon that became synonymous with killing on a sometimes indiscriminate scale
Missing Pussy Riot member is being transferred to Siberia, husband says
The whereabouts of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, jailed two years ago for her part in the performance of a protest song, had been unknown since October 22nd.
Siberian 'forest boy' found after 16 years in wilderness
The young man was afraid he would not survive the winter without his missing parents.
Russian doctor 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach' during operation
The doctor was high on drugs when he was arrested.
Elephants survive a stay in Siberia... thanks to two cases of vodka
Something to bear in mind the next time you find yourself on a circus tour abandoned in wintry Russia.
11-year-old goes wandering, stumbles across 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth
As you do.
Well-preserved mammoth may hold new clues about early man’s hunting habits
A 10,000-year-old mammoth found in Siberia could shed new light on ancient human behaviour, say scientists.
32 killed as passenger flight crashes after take-off
Eleven survivors were hospitalised with burns after the accident in Siberia.