Welcome to The Siberian Times. We are a major new source of news, features and opinions from Russia's largest region.
Please have a look around our web portal for up-to-date information in English from across Siberia's six time zones, and great new pictures. If you are a tourist or business visitor coming to Siberia, we hope you will find our travel guides useful. We aim to expand this section soon.
Our business section aims to cover the key developments in this fast-developing and exciting sphere. We will report on people and property, science and sport, wildlife and weather, and much more besides.
The Siberian Times is an independent web-based news and information resource updated constantly, aiming to give Russians from Siberia's many and varied sub-regions the chance to showcase their homeland to the world.
Just as much, we want to be a window on Siberia for anyone inquisitive about our remarkable land mass stretching from the Urals to the Pacific, and those who live here.
The Siberian Times is produced by a team of Russian journalists and researchers, with assistance from Western journalists who know Siberia. Our Editor, who has full editorial control, is Russian. We strive for accuracy, and where we fall short we will say so and publish corrections.
As we grow, we are keen to attract advertising and interested in collaborative ventures with those who share our aims. We're also keen at this time to hear from Siberian journalists and photographers- and others too -who would like to help our project and who may enjoy the experience and find it worthwhile.
We hope you enjoy our website. Please feel free to share your opinions with us on email@example.com
What I wasn't expecting was just how beautiful everything looked under the sparkling white blanket of snow.
The flame warms Siberia and even takes a dip in Lake Baikal en route to the Sochi Winter Games.
It should be called the 'Pacific region', he suggests.