A true commitment to the holiday spirit! Russian Santa Claus and his friends lit up a New Year's tree during a blizzard in Tiksi, one of the world’s northernmost settlements located in Russia's Far East
Another sighting of an Amur tiger cub in Primorye region. Hunting control team has been to the site & confirmed mother tigress was there, too. The Amur tiger is the world’s largest cat; less than 600 adult animals live in the wild in Russian Far East @AmurTigerCenter
Last night's sunset over Vladivostok in Russian Far East, ice-bound since last week's disastrous ice rain & still without electricity in several districts. The Russky Bridge's opening delayed till tomorrow as industrial climbers continue to clear ice off its cable stays
Snaking across the wilderness of the Russian Far East, the road of bones slithers through vistas of harsh, breathtaking beauty dotted with frozen, unmarked graves and the rapidly vanishing traces of labor camps.
State of emergency in Russian Far East as ice rain causes collapse of key systems. Weather apocalypse leaves 120,000 people without electricity, many without heating and water at -1C
Japan's robust winter kerosene demand bodes well for Far East Russian crude ➡️ 🔹Sakhalin Blend, Sokol seen as ideal feedstocks for kerosene 🔹Short voyage appeals to light crude buyers 🔹Idemitsu, Comso raise refinery runs to increase winter fuel output
Russian scientists show off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East. Read story:
Landed in Vladivostok, capital of the Russian Far East and the crossroads of a dynamic region. Looking forward to joining various programmes in this short but important visit.
This #GlobalTigerDay , help and save tigers across their habitat — from India and Indonesia all the way to the Russian Far East.
A Russian spy ship is currently patrolling off the east coast of the United States