Built just five years ago, western sanctions over Ukraine stop international cooperation at climate change research facility in Arctic.
Inaugural trek through 10,000 year old Vasyugan Mire paves way for visitors to savour the unique flora and fauna.
Wearing scuba gear and hovering upside-down below the frozen surface, can there be any more extreme sport?
First shipment leaves from Yamal Peninsula across the roof of the world as tankers head through the Northern Sea Route for first time.
Despite the cold weather, growers in Irkutsk are managing to sell their own fruit developed in greenhouses and pollinated by foreign bees.
Renowned scientist says temperatures could 'rise twice faster' in Yakutia than the rest of the world.
The 19th century vessel - formerly the Royal Navy's HMS Pandora - sank as Americans raced to be first to North Pole.
Charting wonderful friendships and shedding light on a region little known and understood by the West, James dreams of a best-seller with his travel memoirs.
Tests on tiny scull found in Siberia give breakthrough on evolution and could hint at the 'missing link' to mankind's origins.