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Russia warming at alarming pace


January 17th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Temperatures in Russia in the past century rose at twice the rate of warming in the rest of the world, the emergencies ministry said."Despite ongoing ... Read more...

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Russia sends second team to support its Arctic claim


July 5th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya will leave the port of Murmansk Tuesday to accompany the research vessel Academician Fyodorov on a second mission to determine the ... Read more...

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Russian scientist calls for global action to prevent polar bear extinction


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian scientist on Wednesday called on global action in order to prevent the extinction of polar bears as human activity and global warming threatens the world's ... Read more...

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Canada-Russia airspace ’showdown’ over Arctic


July 31st, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 31 (IANS) In yet another incident reminiscent of the Cold War, Canada Friday revealed that two Russian bombers were intercepted trying to enter its airspace.Defence officials in ... Read more...

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Even ‘loyal’ swans are prone to divorces!


January 25th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Experts at Slimbridge wetland recently witnessed a rare divorce between a pair of swans.Bewick's swans are believed to be the birds that mate for life.However, experts at Gloucestershire ... Read more...

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Gorshkov launched in water for trials, delivery by 2011: official


November 17th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Russian-built aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov, to be commissioned in the Indian Navy as INS Vikramaditya, has been launched into water at the Sevmash shipyard in Arctic Russia ... Read more...

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Russia loans $250 mn for Gorshkov work


September 8th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Russian government has loaned $250 million to the Sevmash shipyard to ensure that rebuilding work on aircraft carrier Gorshkov - to be operational as INS Vikramaditya ... Read more...

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Russia asked to give $250 mn advance for Gorshkov refit


May 15th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India has asked Russia to make an advance payment of $250 million to the Sevmash shipyard in Arctic Russia for refurbishing the aircraft carrier Admiral ... Read more...

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CT scan of baby mammoth provides detailed look of internal organs


April 12th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Scientists have performed a CT scan on the frozen body of a 37,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth discovered last year in Arctic Russia, providing a detailed internal look ... Read more...

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