The snake population has risen in and around Moscow following this summer's chilly, wet weather.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, hours before a U.N. vote on such a proposal.
Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport is dismantling its famed modernist lounge — a 1964 building popularly dubbed the “shot glass,” or “ryumka."
In the view of the government, however, some of the volunteers have become a problem, even a law unto themselves.
A group of young scientists in the southern Russian region of Astrakhan have succeeded in creating a hybrid species of “orange watermelon."
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