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There are 19 item(s) tagged with the keyword "environment".

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1. Planting the Fourteenth Century

Russian scientists have restored the steppe of Kulikovo – just as it was when the country's seminal battle was fought in 1380.

Tags: museums, agriculture, environment, kulikovo
2. Fire in the Forest

In the public mind, Russian forests have always been an unlimited resource. Not any longer.

Tags: environment, siberia, fires
3. News Items

News on travel, protests, Balashikha, a crooner, and the growing loan bubble.

Tags: sheremetyevo, kamchatka, environment, pollution, 1812, travel
4. Precious Water

A shortage of clean drinking water threatens to become the main ecological problem of our time.

Tags: Volgograd, Saratov, Volga, Astrakhan, environment, water, Kalmykia
5. Talking Trash

For several months, there has been a steady trickle of news reports from Shiyes, a nondescript railway station nestled amid forests and lakes not far from Syktyvkar, that sound as if they are coming from a war zone.

Tags: trash, recycling, environment, garbage, Moscow
6. Lights, camera, shovels!

Russian officials participating in the subbotnik spring cleaning take a page from Lenin's book (the one about propaganda).

Tags: politics, environment, Saturdays, holidays, Lenin, subbotnik
7. Come Out and Play

Defending gay rights, yoga, recycling, and a stress-free childhood. Yes, in Russia.

Tags: meteors, animals, fish, prison, Sochi, yoga, lgbt, school, environment, soccer
8. Wailing for Freedom

What would the world be like without a wee boy, women, or whales in the wild? Definitely worse.

Tags: dacha, maslenitsa, environment, sexism, children, animals
9. A Whole New World (of Nuclear Weapons)

Whether you think INF stands for Instant New Fear or Internationalism Never Falters, this week’s got you covered with both politics and otherworldly events.

Tags: nuclear, environment, Nizhny Novgorod
By Irina Bukharin
10. Mud-slinging and Money-making

This week got a little shifty, with trash sent in packages, a possible tax evasion scheme, and a game retelling a contentious moment in recent Russian history.

Tags: cats, Facebook, animals, environment, Siberia

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