Russian police have taken three former regional coordinators of Aleksei Navalny’s campaign team for questioning amid continued pressure against associates of the jailed opposition leader. The home of Zakhar Sarapulov, who headed the Irkutsk headquarters of Navalny’s network of regional campaign groups, was raided in the early morning of DecemberRead More →

TOMSK, December 6. /TASS/. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will open its new skills center, where engineering students will be tested for their management skills and then receive individual programs to develop their talents, the university’s press service said on Monday. . “Tomsk Polytechnic University has joined the project of theRead More →

Shortly before leaving Russia in a hurry for Georgia, Sergei Samborsky visited the office of the Presidential Commissioner for Human Rights, Tatyana Moskalkova. Tomsk resident Samborsky made headlines last month after posting a shocking video of appalling conditions inside the “red zone” of the Siberian city’s largest COVID-19 hospital. InRead More →

In the Russian Far East there remains a great mixture of Christianity and paganism. Orthodox priests in the countryside engage in shamanic practices. Pagan folklore seen as a spectacle of “popular culture”. Orthodox clergy and shamans “combined” against the Covid. Moscow (AsiaNews) – A survey of the site Sibir RealiiRead More →

A secret European intelligence report has concluded that the Chechen security services were most likely behind the 2020 attempted murder in Sweden of a dissident Chechen blogger. Tumso Abdurakhmanov, an exiled critic of Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov, barely survived a hammerhead attack last year in a bizarre assassination attempt thatRead More →

The FabLab (from “fabrication lab”) opened at TSU on November 19. This center helps in the development of creative engineering and new educational contexts. Thanks to the equipment of the new laboratory, students can experiment with new high-tech solutions and acquire skills in project management and cutting-edge technologies. “This spaceRead More →

TOMSK, Russia — When Sergei Samborsky learned from a patient at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in this Siberian city that his 84-year-old grandmother, an Alzheimer’s patient being treated in the isolation ward for COVID-19, was not fed or cared for properly, he became desperate. He begged hospital workers to letRead More →

Rapid warming in Russia could release viruses previously unknown to mankind, a Nobel Prize-winning climatologist has warned at an international climate forum in Siberia. Russia is warming three times faster than the rest of the world, according to scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), with its ArcticRead More →

You’ve probably come across this before – you have a poorly documented circuit board and want to know the part number for a tiny SMD chip. Retro computer enthusiast [JohnK] tweeted recently on such a database he recently found, titled The Ultimate Database of SMD Marking Codes. This database isRead More →

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and to protest proposed amendments to the country’s constitution, in Moscow, Russia February 29 2020. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com RegisterRead More →

MOSCOW, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Russian coffeehouse chain Podorozhnik plans to raise 1.9 billion rubles ($25.79 million) in an IPO on the St Petersburg Stock Exchange this fall, reported Wednesday Interfax, citing company president Tatyana Fomina. Russia’s IPO activity, which was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, is acceleratingRead More →

In recent days, the fires have spread to 6,300 hectares. The biggest fire hit the province of Enisej. Greenpeace Russia: The situation could get worse. Russian expert: non-existent prevention throughout the country. In 2019, 9 million hectares of forest went up in smoke. Moscow (AsiaNews) – The first week ofRead More →

The first nuclear power plant in Europe since 2007 is getting closer to commissioning – photo courtesy of Rosatom’s Facebook page CAIRO – Jan 31, 2021: A new group of international nuclear engineering students, including Egyptians, have graduated from Russia’s Polytechnic University in Tomsk, Rosatom State Atomiс Energy Corporation (ROSATOM)Read More →

Ksenja Fadeeva was personnel coordinator of Naval’ny. The blogger, leader of the opposition, woke up from a coma and even managed to get up. In the regional elections in several towns in Siberia, encouraging results are expected for the opposition. Everywhere the slogan “The United Russia party [Putin’s ed] boredRead More →

AHMEDABAD: Seeking investment in the Tomsk region, a Russian business delegation today expressed interest in participating in the development of smart cities in India. In a business-to-business meeting with Gujarat-based companies here, the two sides deliberated on ways to increase investment. The Russian delegation of about ten companies from theRead More →