Rescuers on Sunday mounted a desperate search for survivors after a dam at a Siberian gold mine collapsed on Saturday, killing at least 15 people.
Vladimir Putin has often been pictured stripped to the waist during his relaxing breaks, but this weekend Russia's president remained fully clothed as he hiked in southern Siberia's mountains ahead of his birthday.
A state of emergency has been declared in a Siberian district where a fire at a military warehouse used to store artillery shells set off a series of huge explosions, Russian state news agency TASS reported.
US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement.
A 40,000-year-old severed wolf's head, preserved by permafrost complete with teeth and fur, has been discovered in eastern Siberia.
Who in the world would voluntarily do something like this?
Russian researchers have found liquid blood and urine inside the frozen carcass of a foal that died 42,000 years ago in Siberia's Verkhoyansk region.
Most people have had that sinking feeling of waiting at the airport carousel only to discover their luggage has gone AWOL.
A 50,000-year-old bone fragment discovered in a Russian cave represents the first-known remains of a child that had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father, according to a new study. The study was published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
A helicopter crash killed all 18 people aboard Saturday in a remote area in Russia's Siberia region, state media reported.
Russians on Wednesday mourned the victims of a deadly shopping mall fire at memorial services across the country, releasing white balloons as flags fluttered at half-staff.
Hundreds of people protested in the the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Tuesday, calling for a full investigation into a shopping mall fire that killed scores, including an entire class of schoolchildren.
Fire exits were blocked and an alarm system was turned off in the Russian shopping center where 64 people died in a huge fire, officials said.
At least 53 people are dead and dozens injured after a fire at a shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, a spokesman for the firefighting agency told Russian state media.
Britain was hit by heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures Wednesday as the "Beast from the East" brought chaos to the country's infrastructure.
Vladimir Putin looks set to cruise to another landslide victory in the upcoming presidential election in Russia on March 19.
The skeletons of two ancient infants, who lived and died in Alaska 11,500 years ago, are helping tell the story of a previously unknown population called the Ancient Beringians, according to a study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday. This is the first genomic evidence that all Native Americans can be traced back to the same population that migrated using a land bridge.