Marooned men went for up to 3 weeks without food on island in Laptev Sea in temperatures of minus 15C.
As usual there is outlandish speculation about an alien visit, but there is genuine puzzlement and disagreement among experts over the mystery object.
Survivor from helicopter disaster 'used stars and moon' to direct rescuers to crash site: he was only of 3 survivors out of 22 on board.
The highest active volcano in Eurasia puts on display of its firepower captured in these remarkable pictures by Sergey Makurin.
2,400 year old Ust-Taseyevsky idol 'underwent racial realignment early in Middle Ages', losing his European looks.
Forensic tests underway in America as mother appeals for Russian witnesses, alleging 'foul play' and police 'cover-up’.
She pauses for a last look, and then without a backward glance swims across the world's fifth longest river.