Saturday, September 30, 2023
The peninsula is located in a seismically active zone of the Pacific, known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes, Sputnik News reported. An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, according to the German Research Centre for Geosciences. The epicentre of the quake was...
Low-cost airline Pobeda, a subsidiary of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, said on Sunday it stops flights to Finland’s Helsinki from February 1, RIA news agency reports. "Flights to Helsinki will be suspended from February 1 as part of the flight efficiency optimization program. Those having tickets to the canceled...
Three people were missing after a Turkish fishing boat and a Russian-flagged tanker collided on Friday off Istanbul's northern coast, the Turkish coastguard said, according to Anadolu Agency. The Turkish boat sank after the collision around 0330 GMT, the coastguard said in a statement. Three people were rescued and search-and-rescue efforts...
Russia is discussing the transition to green technologies at different international forums, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Friday in an online interview with TASS First Deputy Director-General Mikhail Gusman. "Activities we are currently implementing in terms of emissions are a pressing topic," Vershinin said. "You can figure out...
The turquoise water of a small lake in Siberia looks like a tropical paradise, and it’s drawn in hundreds of Instagramers who have posed in and around the “Novosibirsk Maldives,” the New York Times writes. But unlike similar natural attractions, it’s not white sands or microscopic plankton that give the...
Three people were killed Friday in a gas explosion at a mine in the Russian region of Siberia, prosecutors said, The Moscow Times reports. "During operations, there was a sudden release of gas, which resulted in three people being buried under rubble," the Kemerovo region prosecutor's office said. They said in...
Russian nickel and palladium producer Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) increased in 2019 investments in ecology projects by 21.6% to 39.5 billion rubles ($538 million), the company reported, according to 1-Line. Nornickel’s industrial assets are located in Russia’s Norilsk Industrial District, on the Kola Peninsula and in the Trans-Baikal Region, as well...
Construction of a water treatment plant in the Arctic town of Khatanga (the Krasnoyarsk Region) will begin in 2020 under the Pure Water national project, the region’s Minister of Industry, Energy and Housing Services Yevgeny Afanasyev told reporters on Friday, TASS informs. In five years, under the Pure Water federal...
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake was registered on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near Russia's Kuril Islands, the regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences told Sputnik. The head of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk seismological station said that residents of Severo-Kurilsk had felt the 5.0 magnitude tremor. "The 5.0...
The Northern Sea Route will have no effect on the Arctic's climate since the fuel used will have as little influence on the region's ecosystem as possible, according to Russian Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Ruslan Edelgeriyev in an interview with Izvestia. "The Northern Sea Route has little impact on...