Olympic competitor Chechen-Ool Mongush, 40, was murdered and his remains hidden near the Mongolian border.
It was 50 years ago on Sunday that Valentina Tereshkova made history blasting off into space, the first female in orbit.
He describes a mission to Moscow as the Soviet Union was imploding when he was given access to a document the authorities had earlier claimed did not exist
Marking the centenary of the Paris premiere of the 'The Rite of Spring', the ballet plays for two nights in Novosibirsk.
A new find of remains of a child aged 8 to 10 dating from around the 5th century AD suggests a sophisticated knowledge of surgical skills.
He chose to become a hermit for six months on the shore of Lake Baikal in deep winter, miles from the nearest town and city.
The Siberian Times keeps writing about the unique seals sanctuary organised by Lora Beloivan from Vladivostok.