Creature with 'a typical serpentine pose' existed more than 2,000 years ago, say scientists.
Intriguing finds from archeological excavations in old garrison town of Tara, a key historic staging post to the east.
The president warns that the US and EU want to defang the Russian bear.
New DNA findings alter the sex of one of most famous recent Siberian archeological finds of human remains.
Over 300 years old, the 'jetons' - used in lieu of coins or for counting - were found along with artifacts hoarded by the Northern Selkups.
Standing two metres tall, the giant deer was assumed to be extinct about 10,300 years ago, but new research finds it was still alive across Siberia.
Bronze age man 'inhaled smoke' which may have led to 'lung cancer', and disease then ate holes in his bones, experts believe.
Furnaces for 'advanced' metal production found under dirt track used by summer tourists.
Spaso-Zashiverskaya has survived wars, permafrost, and a smallpox outbreak that wiped out its congregation.