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The Putorana Plateau serves as a major reindeer migration route

A handout image released by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows a part of the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia, Russia. Situated about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, the site serves as a major reindeer migration route – an increasingly rare natural phenomenon – and is one of the very few centres of plant species richness in the Arctic.

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State Secretary for Bilateral and Strategic Euro-Atlantic Affairs with Romania's Foreign Ministry (MAE) George Ciamba stated on Thursday that he hopes for the Trade Winds mission - a commercial promo
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Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian and Hungarian gas transmission companies DESFA, Bulgartransgaz, Transgaz and FGSZ and ICGB AD consortium, the contractor for the Greece-Bulgarian Interconnector (IGB) pipeli
A full-scale model of the Spitnik-1 satellite first orbited the Earth on October 4, 1957 was sold for $18,500
Michael Romanov was the Tsar of Russia from 1613 to 1645 and founder of the Romanov dynasty, which ruled Russia until 1917. He was crowned on July 21, 1613 in Dormition Cathedral. Alexei Tolstoy desc
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Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 21 July:
Looking at the latest row between the EU and Poland, Delo writes on Friday that Poland has missed the opportunity to become one of the leading three countries in the bloc.
All four of the gas turbines that were delivered in the summer for power plants in Taman, southern Russia were illegally shipped to Crimea, Siemens said in a statement, citing reliable information it
The Police have smashed a four-man armed kidnap syndicate terrorizing Aba and its environs. Police detectives attached to Omoba Division got the upper hand on the syndicate on Wednesday at Ovungwu, Is
"I really hope that a serious partnership and mutual dialogues will lead to positive results."
The Russian and Chinese seamen, as well as marine aviation crews, will train to organize anti-submarine, anti-aircraft and anti-ship defense
Official exchange rate of the US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for July 21 was set at 1.7012 manats and 1.9783 manats, respectively.
Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA), another eight were wounded in action (WIA) amid 29 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, from 06:00 on Thursday, July 20, until 0
Prime Minister Mihai Tudose discussed on Thursday with representatives of the Dacia Renault (Group Renault Romania) about the investments' development in the auto industry, mentioning on this occasio
Three Guyanese miners were shot dead, while three other persons were wounded in an early morning attack on Wednesday, when their camp at Imataka, on the Venezuelan side of the border, was raided by gu
Businessman Andrif Gillard yesterday told a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) of how his neighbour allegedly offered him money to assassinate President David Granger and the subsequent runaround he was subj
Members of the STEMGuyana team, having adeptly represented the country at the just-concluded First Global Games, where they finished in 10th position, received a warm welcome upon arriving in Guyana o
Wrongfully dismissed New Building Society (NBS) Manager Maurice Arjoon, was yesterday awarded just over $79M, which the Society owes him for loss of earnings, severance and pension benefits plus inter
John Da Silva and Kevin Fitz Gordon, the two men held on a boat in the Pomeroon River, Essequibo, with 210 pounds of cocaine, were yesterday both charged with drug trafficking and remanded to prison.
Taxi driver Noel De Freitas, who was charged earlier this year with causing the death of a pedestrian along Mandela Avenue, had the charge against him dismissed yesterday after a city magistrate uphel
Kellon Mc Leod,  also known as ‘Pinny’, 29 years, a miner of Victory Valley, Wismar, Linden who was found in possession of a .38 revolver and seven matching rounds early Wednesday morning in Mackenzie
The prosecution yesterday sought arrest warrants for the three absent accused, including a former Agriculture Ministry project engineer, for the alleged Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) fraud, where
The trial of ex-policeman Ruel Brandon, who is charged with the murder of Davonan Sookram, commenced yesterday before Justice Nareshwar Harnanan and a 12-member jury at the High Court in Georgetown.
APNU+AFC  Region Ten Member of Parliament Jermaine Figueira on Wednesday appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse charged with the offence of playing music at a public event without first obtaining a li

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