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# siberia - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Record temperatures of 38 degrees measured in Arctic during 2020 heatwave
# Arctic Heatwave
# Arctic Heatwave

Record temperatures of 38 degrees measured in Arctic during 2020 heatwave

Dec 14th 2021, 8:08 AM 15,966 Views 31 Comments

The World Meteorological Organisation said the temperatures were more befitting for the Mediterranean than the Arctic

# siberia - Friday 26 November, 2021

Survivor found after fatal explosion and fire in Siberian coal mine
# Russia
# Russia

Survivor found after fatal explosion and fire in Siberian coal mine

Nov 26th 2021, 1:09 PM 7,215 Views 2 Comments

Dozens of people died in the Listvyazhnaya mine in southwest Siberia.

# siberia - Thursday 25 November, 2021

More than 50 reported dead in Siberia coal mine accident
# Russia
# Russia

More than 50 reported dead in Siberia coal mine accident

Nov 25th 2021, 10:11 PM 13,888 Views 2 Comments

Six rescuers suffocated while trying to rescue dozens of miners who were trapped.

# siberia - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Seven die as Belarusian cargo plane crashes in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Seven die as Belarusian cargo plane crashes in Russia

Nov 3rd 2021, 5:37 PM 10,101 Views 0 Comments

The crew consisted of three Belarusians, two Russians and two Ukrainian nationals.

# siberia - Friday 13 August, 2021

Russia extends state of emergency over wildfires in Siberia
# Siberia
# Siberia

Russia extends state of emergency over wildfires in Siberia

Aug 13th 2021, 2:42 PM 6,877 Views 9 Comments

Emergencies minister Yevgeny Zinichev declared the state of emergency for Sakha-Yakutia.

# siberia - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Russia evacuates two villages in Siberia because of wildfires
# Yakutia
# Yakutia

Russia evacuates two villages in Siberia because of wildfires

Aug 8th 2021, 4:14 PM 14,001 Views 6 Comments

A dozen villages were threatened by blazes in the vast area.

# siberia - Friday 21 August, 2020

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment
# Siberia
# Siberia

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment

Aug 21st 2020, 10:28 PM 34,600 Views 19 Comments

His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.

# siberia - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Siberian temperatures reach 38 degrees with forests going up in flames

Jul 16th 2020, 7:46 AM 21,058 Views 24 Comments

Some 1.15 million hectares of forest have been burnt.

# siberia - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle
# Siberia
# Siberia

Temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius reported above Arctic Circle

Jun 9th 2020, 6:49 PM 55,247 Views 56 Comments

Temperatures soared to 10 degrees Celsius above average in Siberia last month.

# siberia - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe

Jan 29th 2020, 11:50 AM 19,508 Views 10 Comments

Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.

# siberia - Friday 25 October, 2019

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia
# Russia
# Russia

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

Oct 25th 2019, 6:49 PM 14,432 Views 14 Comments

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

# siberia - Saturday 4 August, 2018

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

Aug 4th 2018, 9:34 AM 6,750 Views 2 Comments

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

# siberia - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'These children were killed by corruption': Angry locals question official death toll in Russian fire
# Kemerovo
# Kemerovo

'These children were killed by corruption': Angry locals question official death toll in Russian fire

Mar 27th 2018, 10:32 PM 12,795 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Siberia
# Siberia

Putin says Russia shopping centre fire that killed 41 children was 'criminal negligence'

Mar 27th 2018, 10:30 AM 12,828 Views 22 Comments

The fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo was extinguished yesterday morning after burning through the night.

# siberia - Monday 26 March, 2018

Siberia shopping centre fire: Witnesses say fire alarms did not go off as blaze kills 64
# Russia
# Russia

Siberia shopping centre fire: Witnesses say fire alarms did not go off as blaze kills 64

Mar 26th 2018, 8:04 PM 29,866 Views 12 Comments

“People started running around, it was just awful. There were a lot of children, children without parents,” one witness said.

# siberia - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
# The Beast
# The Beast

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe

Feb 28th 2018, 2:57 PM 40,043 Views 21 Comments

At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.

# siberia - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV
# Action Man
# Action Man

Putin cultivates strongman persona with holiday adventure snaps shown on Russian TV

Aug 6th 2017, 12:57 PM 31,361 Views 86 Comments

A Kremlin spokesperson said Putin went rafting in mountain rivers, fished in a waterfall near a mountain lake and went hiking on the holiday.

# siberia - Monday 19 December, 2016

49 dead in Russian city after drinking toxic bath essence
# Siberia
# Siberia

49 dead in Russian city after drinking toxic bath essence

Dec 19th 2016, 6:51 PM 26,517 Views 18 Comments

Such products, which are not intended for drinking, are often sold to impoverished alcoholics.

# siberia - Friday 30 September, 2016

Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears
# Siberia
# Siberia

Fears for Rudolph as 250,000 reindeer to be culled before Christmas over anthrax fears

Sep 30th 2016, 7:36 AM 10,290 Views 14 Comments

A state of emergency was imposed in July over the anthrax outbreak, which has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy.

# siberia - Friday 23 September, 2016

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest
# Taiga
# Taiga

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Sep 23rd 2016, 7:47 AM 19,186 Views 7 Comments

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.

# siberia - Saturday 27 August, 2016

This Siberian lake has just turned bright pink a couple of months early
# Dayglo
# Dayglo

This Siberian lake has just turned bright pink a couple of months early

Aug 27th 2016, 9:45 AM 21,640 Views 6 Comments

Lake Burlinskoye turns a bright pink colour in hot temperatures due to an overload of tiny shrimp.

# siberia - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Giant holes that mysteriously appeared in Siberia could be sign of climate 'time bomb'
# Enormous Craters
# Enormous Craters

Giant holes that mysteriously appeared in Siberia could be sign of climate 'time bomb'

Apr 2nd 2016, 4:00 PM 55,672 Views 74 Comments

When the first 100 foot hole was spotted two years ago, everyone was baffled.

# siberia - Monday 16 November, 2015

'No sleep... BO levels at an all time high': Connacht's bogus journey keeps dragging on and on
# The Siberians
From The42
# The Siberians

'No sleep... BO levels at an all time high': Connacht's bogus journey keeps dragging on and on

Nov 16th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,760 Views 9 Comments

The Westerners hit a major visa hiccup in Moscow.

Connacht are still not back on Irish soil after being stranded in Siberia
# Forever Delayed
From The42
# Forever Delayed

Connacht are still not back on Irish soil after being stranded in Siberia

Nov 16th 2015, 8:15 AM 11,120 Views 8 Comments

They’re due to play Brive in the Challenge Cup on Saturday.

# siberia - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Hot water bottles and blankets aplenty on the Connacht bench in Siberia this morning
# Snapshots
From The42
# Snapshots

Hot water bottles and blankets aplenty on the Connacht bench in Siberia this morning

Nov 14th 2015, 11:56 AM 15,855 Views 7 Comments

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
# Big Freeze
From The42
# Big Freeze

Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia

Nov 14th 2015, 10:22 AM 14,801 Views 9 Comments

Job done for Pat Lam’s men in Krasnoyarsk.

# siberia - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 28th 2014, 9:00 PM 85,630 Views 29 Comments

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# siberia - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

VIDEO: Passengers have to get out and push their airplane in the snow and ice
# Brrr
# Brrr

VIDEO: Passengers have to get out and push their airplane in the snow and ice

Nov 26th 2014, 3:00 PM 18,917 Views 16 Comments

Welcome to the Arctic Circle.

# siberia - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A giant hole has mysteriously appeared at the 'end of the world' in Siberia
# Apocalypse Now?
From The Daily Edge
# Apocalypse Now?

A giant hole has mysteriously appeared at the 'end of the world' in Siberia

Jul 16th 2014, 6:58 PM 59,657 Views 105 Comments

Yep. We’re doomed.

# siberia - Monday 9 June, 2014

Woman sets fire to wrong haystack after being unfriended on Facebook
# Hay Stop That
From The Daily Edge
# Hay Stop That

Woman sets fire to wrong haystack after being unfriended on Facebook

Jun 9th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,943 Views 2 Comments

Sure, that will make her add you back.

# siberia - Monday 13 January, 2014

This is what happens when you open a window during Siberian Winter
# Sibrrrrria
From The Daily Edge
# Sibrrrrria

This is what happens when you open a window during Siberian Winter

Jan 13th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,187 Views 2 Comments

Everything’s gone up in smoke.

# siberia - Monday 23 December, 2013

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies
# Russia
# Russia

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies

Dec 23rd 2013, 4:54 PM 17,882 Views 102 Comments

Kalashnikov designed a weapon that became synonymous with killing on a sometimes indiscriminate scale

# siberia - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Missing Pussy Riot member is being transferred to Siberia, husband says
# Russia
# Russia

Missing Pussy Riot member is being transferred to Siberia, husband says

Nov 6th 2013, 11:29 AM 17,938 Views 77 Comments

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.

# siberia - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Siberian 'forest boy' found after 16 years in wilderness
# Russia
# Russia

Siberian 'forest boy' found after 16 years in wilderness

Sep 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 26,233 Views 35 Comments

The young man was afraid he would not survive the winter without his missing parents.

# siberia - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Russian doctor 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach' during operation
# Smack The Pony
# Smack The Pony

Russian doctor 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach' during operation

Aug 14th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,812 Views 29 Comments

The doctor was high on drugs when he was arrested.

# siberia - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Elephants survive a stay in Siberia... thanks to two cases of vodka
# Creative
# Creative

Elephants survive a stay in Siberia... thanks to two cases of vodka

Dec 16th 2012, 11:31 AM 19,939 Views 26 Comments

Something to bear in mind the next time you find yourself on a circus tour abandoned in wintry Russia.

# siberia - Saturday 6 October, 2012

11-year-old goes wandering, stumbles across 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth
# Zhenya The Mammoth
# Zhenya The Mammoth

11-year-old goes wandering, stumbles across 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth

Oct 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 18,171 Views 35 Comments

As you do.

# siberia - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Well-preserved mammoth may hold new clues about early man’s hunting habits
# Mammoth
# Mammoth

Well-preserved mammoth may hold new clues about early man’s hunting habits

Apr 4th 2012, 12:31 PM 2,811 Views 14 Comments

A 10,000-year-old mammoth found in Siberia could shed new light on ancient human behaviour, say scientists.

# siberia - Monday 2 April, 2012

32 killed as passenger flight crashes after take-off
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

32 killed as passenger flight crashes after take-off

Apr 2nd 2012, 7:20 AM 6,916 Views 21 Comments

Eleven survivors were hospitalised with burns after the accident in Siberia.

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