Tomsk region overrun with beavers and aims for a cull by hunters, or sending them abroad.
Environmentalists call for World Bank to halt funding for projects that could alter flow of rivers leading into lake with water nearing critical low.
As well as her amazing 'modern' footwear, this Mongolian 'seamstress' went to the afterlife with four changes of clothes, her sewing kit, a horse and a ram's head.
Prime minister raises the issue on sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulaanbaatar.
Russian government proposes intriguing solution if Ulaanbaatar halts plans for hydropower dams on the Selenga River.
Russian President to 'personally' monitor situation amid fears projects could alter river flows and harm Baikal eco-system.
Breathtaking scenery is revealed on a Kremlin away-day to one of Russia's most spectacular (but little known) regions.
Taken from his mountain grave in Mongolia, the body of Tsorzh Sanzhzhav had been destined for the black market.