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Siberia

On the way to town from Krasnoyarsk airport, I ask the lady from the foreign ministry about the only two buildings I plan to set foot in in this city in eastern Siberia: the hotel, and the conference centre. 814 more words

Earth Heating From The Inside? Melting Permafrost To Blame For Siberian Craters

In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of the planet’s most inhospitable lands. 608 more words

Earth Changes

Climate change, and Siberia's giant craters

TL; DR:

Siberia is warming. Permafrost thaws and spews methane, and blasts out a burst of highly flammable gas.

Climate change is a thing, people!

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Interestingness

Irkutsk, Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal and Listvyanka. 12th to 20th February

We arrived to Irkutsk (5,178 km from Moscow) after an 18 hour train ride from Krasnoyarsk. Irkutsk was to be a base for just one night before making our way to Olkhon Island in Lake Baikal. 882 more words

Russia

Kalashnikov looking into drones and boats production

http://rt.com/news/234587-kalashnikov-drones-boats-defense/

The company renowned for making the legendry AK-47 assault rifle is branching out to make drones. In a diversification effort, the group is even looking into rockets… and pleasure boats. 368 more words

World News

DEVELOPING: What is causing these massive craters in Russia? [PHOTOS]

Another mystery that scientists can’t explain so they will chalk it up to ‘global warming’ without any proof or reasonable link to global warming. Four new mysterious giant craters have appeared in the Siberian permafrost in northern Russia, sparking fears as to WHAT may be causing gas to erupt from underground. 315 more words