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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

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

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

‘Archie Prefers to Sleep on Something Soft’

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

Tatarstan Organises Heating Sites for Stray Cats

Heated cages for stray cats will be installed in the basements of residential buildings in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny in Tatarstan

Moscow Zoo to Offer English-Language Tours

In February 2017, the Moscow Zoo will start offering guided tours in English

Putin’s Canine Companion and Other Animals

Reindeers, horses, dogs and tigers – Gazeta.ru put together a photo gallery of President Putin pictured with his multiple animal friends

A Life-Saving Ice Dip

A man rescued a dog that fell through the ice in Crimea

Amur Tiger Caught on Video Crossing a Road in Primorye

The video clip was viewed more than 10,000 times the same day

British Conservationist Flies into United Kingdom with Swans from Russia

British conservationist and ornithologist Sasha Dench has concluded her flight from Russia on a powered paraglider (paramotor)

Penguin Goes for a Swim in Central St. Petersburg

A penguin took a plunge into the Fontanka River in the centre of St. Petersburg