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Neural Nets App to Find Lost Pets Presented in St. Petersburg

The 3bots team developed an application for the VK social network that can help find lost cats and dogs based on their photos

‘Archie Prefers to Sleep on Something Soft’

What it's like to live with a fox in a Russian apartment

Russians World’s Biggest Cat Lovers, Study Shows

In Russia, there is the largest proportion of cat owners in the world, the Republic internet magazine reported, citing a study by Dalia Research

Russian 'Puss in Boots' Making His Way to Lake Baikal

Graf, the cat that conquered Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains, along with the hearts of Russians throughout the country, is now travelling to Lake Baikal through Buryatia

Moscow Zoo Can Now Be Seen on Google Street View

Internet users can now take a virtual stroll through the Moscow Zoo without leaving their home thanks to Google Street View

Russia's Skolkovo Prints Organs, Transplants Into Mouse

Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Centre has successfully printed a functioning organ using a bioprinter developed by one of its researchers

Russian Scientists Create Artificial Cat Paws

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed implants with bioactive coatings for pets

Freezing Baby Elks Saved by Russian Nature Reserve Staff

Inspectors of the reserve helped the cubs cross the river and made sure they reunited with their mother on the shore

Business Model of the Day: Cat Rental

A novel business has launched in Russia's Kirov that offers locals the chance to rent a cat by the hour, helping them unwind and deal with stress

Russian Reserves

Ten most beautiful and fragile places in Russia

At-Large Reindeer Caught in St. Petersburg

It was a regular Sunday morning in St. Petersburg until a reindeer decided to break up the monotony of city traffic

Reviving the Russian Bison

Once considered all but extinct, bison are returning to Russia: report from a Yakutian bison nursery

Indigenous Peoples Celebration to Take Place in Moscow

A celebration of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic will take place in Moscow on Feb. 20, according to a statement issued by Greenpeace Russia

Raccoon Therapy Course to Begin in Yekaterinburg Zoo

The Yekaterinburg Zoo has developed a course that uses trained meerkats and raccoons to help children with autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions

Un-bear-ably Cute

The best animal photos from ‘Primordial Russia’ photo exhibition

Moscow Zoo to Organise Free Tours Showing Connections to World of Art

Guides from six different Moscow museums have created tour programmes for the Moscow Zoo that will describe the impact of wildlife on art

Dog Rescues Child in Altai Region

A dog saved a two-year child who had been left by his mother on an unheated porch without clothes or food in the Altai Region

Pamela Anderson Promises Melania Trump a Russian Eco-Fur Coat

American actress, model and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson wants to give US first lady Melania Trump a Russian faux fur coat

Russia to Send Macaques to Mars

The Research Institute of Medical Primatology, or NIIMP, has begun preparing monkeys for a flight to Mars

Moscow Zoo to Start Eco Tours to Local Nature Reserves

The Moscow Zoo and Moscow’s Department of Culture are planning to start an eco tour programme for Moscow and its surroundings

WWF Russia Chooses Seven Most Interesting Protected Areas

The World Wildlife Fund, or WWF, in Russia has chosen the seven most interesting protected areas in the country

Russia Becomes One of the Top Destinations to Explore Polar Bears

The experts at Lonely Planet have included Wrangel Island in Russia in its list of the top five destinations where tourists can see polar bears in the wild