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.
Venison exports will 'increase' despite first anthrax outbreak in 70 years, but scientists remain adamant: Herd numbers must fall further.