Almost 20,000 tons of diesel has been released into an Arctic river in an ecological catastrophe thought to be caused by thawing permafrost. Russian experts believe a giant fuel storage tank was damaged by collapsing soil due to polar warming. Pictures show the horror unfolding in the Ambarnaya River near Norilsk in the Russian Arctic....
Russia's state fishing agency said on Tuesday an Arctic river would need decades to recover after 20,000 tonnes of oil products spilled out of a power station in the industrial city of Norilsk last week.
The Russian anti-doping agency's (RUSADA) appeal against the country's four-year ban from the Olympics and other major sporting events will be heard in early November, the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW — When nurse Maria Alexeyeva caught coronavirus at work, she isolated herself at home and followed the rules set down by Moscow authorities: She checked in with doctors regularly, didn’t leave her apartment and downloaded a smartphone app required by the city to keep tabs on quarantined patients. The Social Monitoring app tracks users...
The European Union views the Group of Seven format as a vital multilateral framework that cannot be changed on a permanent basis by the chair of the group, currently the United States, an EU spokesman said on Tuesday.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper discussed arms control and measures to fight the new coronavirus outbreak in a phone call, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the Russian ministry.
The Justice Department has formally asked the Supreme Court to block a lower court order to turn over secret grand jury material from the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to a House committee.
Anna Kalinskaya has had better days. The Russian tennis star, who revealed her breakup last month from Australia’s Nick Kyrgios, shared a video of herself taking a painful tumble, likening the incident to the past year as a whole. “That’s how my 2020 is going,” Kalinskaya captioned the Instagram clip of her failed attempt to...
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