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Elderly Russian Scientist Accused of Treason Dies Under House Arrest
An elderly Russian scientist accused of passing state secrets to China as a guest university lecturer died Sunday under house arrest, his lawyers said...
Are Russians Science Savvy?
“One-third of Russians believe that the sun revolves around the earth” is good clickbait, but it does not truly represent reality.
SUCCESSION OF EMPIRES
In Russia’s South, the Remains of a Greek City Hint at Cosmopolitan Past
The Phanagoria site shines a light on a long-lost heritage, and also on how Russian archaeologists have adapted to a difficult financial environment.
Russia Arrests Hypersonic Aircraft Chief on Treason Suspicion
Alexander Kuranov, 73, is the latest in a string of scientists, academics and more to be suspected of passing state secrets to other countries.
Ivan Pavlov Museum Gets a High-Tech High-Art Makeover
The Ivan Pavlov Memorial Museum gets a new life, where personal memorabilia meets experimental art.
Climate Change to Transform Russia’s Landscape By 2100 – Study
Moscow and St. Petersburg could be surrounded by desert in 80 years, Finnish scientists predict.
Russian Scientists Say Polio Vaccine Protects Against Coronavirus
The makers of Russia's third approved Covid-19 vaccine said volunteers who took a live polio vaccine saw "sharp reduction" in coronavirus incidence.
Leading Russian Physicist Charged With Treason Dies of Cancer
Viktor Kudryavtsev was among a growing number of Russian scientists and journalists accused of sharing sensitive information with foreigners.
Exodus of Russian Researchers Grew Fivefold Since 2012
The news comes in the same month Putin signed a law requiring educators to obtain state permission for public outreach.
Siberian Scientists Block ‘Bombshell’ Pollution Report Ahead of Elections – Reports
“We must not stir up the public with unnecessary questions,” Tayga.info quoted a scientist as saying.
not for the faint of heart
Russia Probes Artistic Human Corpse Exhibition After Uproar
Investigators will determine whether the controversial "Body Worlds" exhibit "insults the religious feelings of believers."
Russia Says Prevented Repeat Arctic Oil Disaster
The May 2020 leak of 21,000 tons of diesel fuel is described as the Arctic’s worst ecological disaster and has been linked to melting permafrost.
World’s Oldest DNA Found in Siberian Mammoth Teeth
Geneticists uncovered DNA as much as 1.2 million years old from a northeastern Siberian mammoth's molars.
Russian 3D Model Details Explosive Origins of Arctic ‘Pit to Hell’
Scientists linked the increased frequency of gas blowout craters in Russia's Arctic and Siberia to climate change.
Russian Scientists Probe Prehistoric Viruses Dug From Permafrost
The Siberia-based lab leading the study also developed Russia's second coronavirus vaccine.
tastes like chicken
KFC Tests 3D-Printed Chicken Nuggets in Russia
The product is expected to “reproduce the taste and texture of chicken meat almost without involving animals.”
Russian Scientist Sentenced to 7.5 Years for Treason
Investigators accused Alexei Temirev of sending Russian state secrets to Vietnam, the RBC news website cited his lawyer as saying.
Russia Scraps Criticized Restrictions on Scientists’ Foreign Contacts
“We’re interested in pursuing cooperation based on the principles of open science,” the new education and science minister said.
Brain Freeze: Russian Firm Offers Path to Immortality for a Fee
A Russian cryonics company offers clients the chance to be resurrected in the future, even though the science behind it is not proven.
Blowing up our phones
Russian Eagle Racks Up Hefty Phone Bills With Iran Flights
Scientists had to launch a crowdfunding campaign to pay for Min the eagle’s texting habit.
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