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Russia’s Cleanest Villages: Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka

Villages Skosyrskaya and Agrafenovka in Rostov region topped the list of Russia’s cleanest villages and towns

Moscow to Open Museums Dedicated to Bees, Forest, Moscow River

Moscow will open three new museums this year as part of the Year of the Environment: the Museum of Bees, the Forest Museum and the Museum of the Moscow River

Russian Beach Receives International ‘Blue Flag’ Award

Second Russian beach was awarded international “Blue Flag” prize

Kitties and Goats

Snow leopards and ibexes found in Russia’s Altai, Buryatia and Tuva

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

No Man’s Land: The Arctic as Seen by a Laser Scanner

Futurologist Liam Young and students of The New Normal programme took a trip to Murmansk region to speculate on the fate of Russia’s Far North against the backdrop of melting icecaps and the advance of global warming

Pedestrian Crossing for Gophers Appears in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk

Activists from the “Prima” media group in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk have designed and built a miniature pedestrian crossing for gophers

Postal Pigeons to Race in Russia’s Ural

More than 900 pigeons from Russia’s Chelyabinsk region will compete in a race scheduled to take off on June 3

Beautiful Waste: Sea Creates 'Glass Beach' in Russia's Vladivostok

Sea turns thousands of bottles into colourful pebbles in the Russian Far East

St. Petersburg Engineers to Develop First Russian Solar Car

The Ministry of Industry and Trade supported the project of the first electric vehicle processing solar energy into fuel in Russia

Moscow to Buy 300 Electric Buses a Year

Moscow government is ready to buy up to 300 electric buses from a trustworthy supplier

International Lace Festival to Be Held in Russia’s Vologda

Third international lace festival “Vita Lace” will take place in Russian town of Vologda from June 22 to 25

China Mulls Investing €1 Billion in Russian Forestry

Chinese investors plan bring in up to €1 billion in Russian forestry

Russia and Japan to Increase Life Expectancy in Russia

Russia and Japan are working together to develop a plan that will increase life expectancy in Russia by improving healthcare and creating more comfortable living conditions

Skolkovo Resident Develops Climate-Adapted Windows

A resident company at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre has developed a glazing system for windows which helps them better adapt to the surrounding environment and climate

Sochi at the Top of Russia’s Environmental Rating

Sochi was acknowledged to have the best environmental situation in Russia

New Year’s Tree Drop-Off Point to Open in Moscow

After the holidays come to an end, Muscovites will be able to dispose of their New Year’s trees in an environmentally conscious manner

Pamela Anderson Considering Getting Russian Passport – Reports

Anderson, who already has American and Canadian passports, said, “Why not get a Russian one?”

Jaguarondis Arrive at Moscow Zoo

The Moscow Zoo has recently welcomed the arrival of jaguarondis – small wildcats of the puma genus with reddish-brown coats

Setting Sail at the Eastern Economic Forum

Government officials and captains of industry set out to protect the Siberian tigers and Amur leopards in Vladivostok