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Newly discovered mineral petrovite could revolutionize batteries

Russian scientists discover a new mineral in the volcanic area of Kamchatka in the country's far east.The mineral dubbed "petrovite" can be utilized to power sodium-ion batteries.Batteries based on salt would be cheaper to produce than lithium-ion batteries. Researchers from St. Petersburg University in Russia found a beautiful new mineral species called "petrovite," created in the volcanos of the remote region of Kamchatka in the country's far east.The research team that found petrovite was he...
Tags: Travel, Energy, Technology, Russia, Discovery, University, Chemistry, Geology, Innovation, St Petersburg, Kamchatka, Peter, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg University, Filatov, Far Eastern Branch


Scientists discover a new mineral

The research team headed by Stanislav Filatov, Professor at the Department of Crystallography at St Petersburg University, has discovered a new mineral species in Kamchatka - petrovite. The scientists named the find in honour of Tomas Petrov, an outstanding crystallographer and Professor at St Petersburg University. He together with his students Arkady Glikin and Sergei Moshkin, was the first in the world to create a technology for growing jewellery malachite.
Tags: Science, Kamchatka, St Petersburg University, Stanislav Filatov, Department of Crystallography, Tomas Petrov, Arkady Glikin, Sergei Moshkin


Mother bear and cub shot after climbing onto Russian nuclear submarine

The Russian Navy defends the shooting in the Kamchatka region that outraged many social media users.
Tags: News, Kamchatka, Russian Navy


Death of Sea Life Off Russia Peninsula 'Caused by Algae'

Blooming algae was behind a recent mass death of sea animals that saw octopuses and seals wash up on the shore off a Russian peninsula, scientists said on Friday in the final conclusion to their probe. From a report: Locals in Kamchatka, a volcanic peninsula in Russia's Far East, raised the alarm in September after the animals were found dead and surfers complained of stinging eyes. Scientists later said that up to 95 percent of marine life living along the seabed in the affected area had died. ...
Tags: Russia, Tech, Kamchatka, Far East, Academy of Sciences, Svetlana Radionova, Russia Peninsula, Andrei Adrianov, Rosprirodnadzor


Kamchatka: Toxic algae blamed for mass marine death in Russia

Russian officials say it was algae, rather than man-made factors, behind an incident in the east.
Tags: News, Russia, Kamchatka


Russian scientists baffled after thousand of sea creatures washed up on the east coast. The pictures showed dead octopuses, crabs, sea...

Thousands of dead sea creatures have washed up in Kamchatka, across from Alaska.
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Russia opens criminal investigation over pollution off Far East

Russia on Wednesday opened a criminal investigation to establish the cause of unexplained toxic pollution off its far eastern coast that has killed sea creatures and led to their carcasses being washed ashore. Greenpeace warned last week of an ecological disaster in waters off the Kamchatka region, a volcanic peninsula on the Pacific. Scientists told regional authorities on Tuesday that nearly all marine life on the seabed of the Avacha Bay -- located on the Kamchatka peninsula's southern coas...
Tags: News, Russia, Greenpeace, Kamchatka, Far East, Kamchatka Peninsula, Avacha Bay


95% of Marine Life on Sea Floor Killed in Kamchatka Eco-Disaster, Scientists Say

An expedition to the Russian Far Eastern region collected water samples, searched for dead wildlife and carried out a survey dive.
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Russian surfers say mystery ocean pollution is poisoning them and killing animals

Images on social media show masses of sea life washed up on the beaches of Kamchatka, and water tests found high levels of oil products...
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Russian rocket fuel leak likely cause of marine animal deaths

Injured surfers and large number of dead sea creatures reported in Kamchatka regionWater pollution in Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula that caused sea creatures to wash up dead on beaches has prompted fears that rocket fuel stored in the region’s military testing grounds may have leaked.The pollution came to light late last month after surfers reported stinging eyes and said the water had changed colour and developed an odour. Officials later confirmed the surfers had sustained mild burns to their c...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, Pollution, Wildlife, Marine Life, Kamchatka, Kamchatka Peninsula


Marine poisoning in Kamchatka, Russia 'may be rocket fuel leak'

Injured surfers and large number of dead sea creatures reported in eastern regionWater pollution in Russia’s Kamchatka region that caused sea creatures to wash up dead on beaches has prompted fears that rocket fuel stored in the region’s military testing grounds could have leaked out.The water pollution came to light late last month after local surfers reported stinging eyes and said the water had changed colour and developed an odour. Officials later confirmed the surfers had suffered mild burn...
Tags: Russia, Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, Pollution, Wildlife, Marine Life, Kamchatka, Kamchatka Russia


Mass Sea Animal Deaths Raise Alarms For Possible Ecological Catastrophe in Russia

Dozens of dead sea animals were found in Russia's eastern Kamchatka region and swimmers reported feeling sick after going into the...
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Russian surfers say mystery pollution poisoning them, killing animals

Images on social media show masses of sea life washed up on the beaches of Kamchatka, and water tests found high levels of oil products and other compounds.
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Russian surfers say mystery ocean pollution is poisoning them and killing animals

Images on social media show masses of sea life washed up on the beaches of Kamchatka, and water tests found high levels of oil products...
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Pollution killing sea life in Russian far east

Experts probe Pacific waters off Kamchatka after dead animals washed ashore and residents fell ill.
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Kamchatka: Pollution killing sea life in Russian far east

Experts probe Pacific waters off Kamchatka after dead animals washed ashore and residents fell ill.
Tags: News, Pacific, Kamchatka


Rebirth of a volcano

Continued volcanic activity after the collapse of a volcano has not been documented in detail so far. Now and for the first time, researchers from the German Research Center for Geosciences GFZ and Russian volcanologists are presenting the results of a photogrammetric data series spanning seven decades for the Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, in the journal "Nature Communications Earth and Environment".
Tags: Science, Kamchatka, Bezymianny, German Research Center for Geosciences GFZ


‘Stranger Things 4’ Makes Priah Ferguson a Series Regular

Priah Ferguson, who stole scenes in Stranger Things 2 and had an even bigger role in Stranger Things 3, is now officially a series regular on the Netflix series. Ferguson plays Erica Sinclair, little sister of Lucas. Ferguson was in multiple season 3 episodes, and even took part in a lot of the action. But the news that she’s a series regular now likely means she just signed an even better contract, and will have an even bigger part to play in season 4. Variety is reporting that scene-steale...
Tags: Television, Movies, America, Netflix, Ferguson, Steve, Kamchatka, Lucas, Hopper, Robin, Variety, Stranger Things, Duffer Brothers, Priah Ferguson, Erica Sinclair, Lucas Ferguson


‘Stranger Things 4’ Teaser Confirms That Hopper is Alive

Break out the vodka, because we’re definitely not in Hawkins anymore. Netflix has released a new Stranger Things 4 teaser and it’s harboring a big secret: the surprise return of a character we all know and love. And you’ll…hop out of your seats to see him. Watch the Stranger Things 4 teaser below. Stranger Things 4 Teaser That’s right, Hopper is alive! And he’s not doing so hot. The aforementioned “American” who was teased to be imprisoned in Russia at the end of Stranger Things 3, Davi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Russia, Sci-fi, Netflix, Kamchatka, Hopper, Hawkins, Stranger Things, TV Trailer, Jim Hopper, David Harbour, Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things 4, Duffer Brothers Stranger Things


Stranger Things Season 4 Teaser Sees Jim Hopper Return!

Stranger Things Season 4 teaser sees Jim Hopper return! Netflix has revealed the first Stranger Things Season 4 teaser, revealing that Chief Jim Hopper is back… but doing time in a Russian prison camp! Check out the teaser in the player below! “We’re excited to officially confirm that production on Stranger Things 4 is now underway — and even more excited to announce the return of Hopper!,” confirmed The Duffer Brothers. “Although it’s not all good news for our ‘American’; he is imprisoned fa...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Horror, Netflix, TV News, Kamchatka, Hopper, Heather, Matt, Cary Elwes, Kline, Winona Ryder, Dan Cohen, Shawn Levy, ComingSoon


Russian Cosmonaut Shares Amazing Photos Of Our Earth Taken From Space

Fyodor Yurchikhin has flown to space three times (2002, 2007, 2010) and managed to take amazing pictures from there. The Russian cosmonaut was also a commander of spaceship “Soyuz” that brought him, Douglas Willock and Shennon Walker to the earth. Some of his shots are presented right here. More: Roscosmos Golden horizon New York A huge iceberg Kamchatka volcanoes, Russia Fish-shaped island London...
Tags: Photography, Space, New York, Design, Russia, Earth, Kamchatka, Above, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Douglas Willock, Shennon Walker, Roscosmos Golden


Books that make you want to travel

At Matador Network, we want you to hop onto trains, ride ferries, and catch flights to a new and exciting destination as often as you can. But the reality is that there’s only so much traveling one can do. So, if money, responsibility, or time get in the way of your globetrotting fantasies, know that your best (and cheapest) option to escape the day-to-day humdrum is to pick up a book. The editorial team has crafted a list of literary creations, from travel narratives to fantasy novels to his...
Tags: Travel, Google, Silk Road, Asia, Hong Kong, Books, Japan, California, China, Russia, Singapore, Los Angeles, Italy, Northern Ireland, Moscow, Tokyo


Putin’s Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Stirs Fears of Arms Race

(Bloomberg) -- A new hypersonic nuclear missile that Russia says it has deployed is fueling concerns of a new arms race with the U.S. as the clock ticks down on the expiry of the last treaty limiting the strategic arsenals of the two former Cold War foes.Russia’s first regiment of Avangard missiles was commissioned in the Urals region of Orenberg, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Dec. 27, days after President Vladimir Putin boasted that the new weapon could penetrate any defensive shield.“Not...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, China, Russia, Defense, America, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Moscow, Pentagon, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Kamchatka


10 best books of 2019

December is almost over and we're heading quickly to Christmas, family time, and the new beginnings that January offers. It's also the time when I share my top ten books of the year. This year I was surprised by the variety of books that made my list: fantasy, historical fiction, literary fiction, and nonfiction. One book was published in 2013, but all the rest came out in 2019. How did I pick my top ten? These are books I still remember and still think about. They are the books I conne...
Tags: Books, Texas, Russia, Canada, Alaska, Hachette, Nevada, Iceland, Kamchatka, Ozarks, Claire, Tina, Heller, Beth F, Heiða Reed, Ilyana Kadushin Random House Audio Harper Sept


The Harmony of Languages.

Yet another long, dense essay of which I can only quote a few appetizing bits; this one, The Harmony of Languages, is by old LH favorite Justin Erik Halldór Smith (see this post). It starts with the “so-called Muscovy duck,” which “is so called not in view of its homeland in the vicinity of Moscow –for in fact it is native to Central and South America– but rather in mistranslation of its Latin designation, Anas moschata, the ‘musky duck'”: We may wonder, then, what led Daniel Gottlieb Messerchm...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Uncategorized, Linguistics, Moscow, Pacific Rim, Siberia, South America, Kamchatka, Eurasia, Turpan, Ott, Deutsch, Kann, Leibniz, Tacitus


Next stop, Kamchatka! Here is where to play Risk online

Risk is a classic, but it can be tough ever gather enough people to actually play. Fret not: We've rounded up the best of the best when it comes to websites for playing Risk online.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Social Media, Risk, Web, Hasbro, Board Games, Kamchatka, Tabletop Games, Risk: Factions


Russian submarines power into north Atlantic in biggest manoeuvre since Cold War

Norway said it has discovered 10 submarines of the Russian northern fleet heading toward the Atlantic Ocean in the biggest such operation since the Cold War.  The deployment began just before Russia's foreign minister and the commander of the northern fleet visited Norway to commemorate 75th anniversary of the Soviet liberation of Kirkenes from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, the recently floated Prince Vladimir submarine test-fired a Bulava ballistic missile from the White Sea near Arkhangelsk acros...
Tags: UK, News, Russia, US, Atlantic, Britain, United States, Nato, Alaska, Arctic, Moscow, Orion, Norway, Pacific, North Sea, Kamchatka


New Russian submarine tests intercontinental missile for first time

Bulava missile hit target thousands of kilometres away and comes amid rise in tensionsRussia’s most advanced new nuclear-powered submarine has test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, hitting a target thousands of kilometres away, the country’s defence ministry said.The missile, known as a Bulava, was launched from the Borei-class vessel while it was submerged in the White Sea off Russia’s north coast. The dummy payload reached a test site in the far east Russian r...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Russia, World news, Nuclear Weapons, Weapons technology, Kamchatka, White Sea, Borei


New Russian submarine test fires intercontinental missile for first time

Russia's most advanced new nuclear-powered submarine test-launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time and hit a target thousands of kilometers away, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. The test was carried out while the Borei-class vessel was submerged and comes amid arms control tensions between Moscow and the West following the demise of a landmark Cold War-era nuclear pact that has sparked fears of a burgeoning arms race. The launch was conducted in the White...
Tags: News, Russia, Moscow, Kamchatka, White Sea, Defence Ministry, Far East, Borei


"Extinct" Kamchatcka Volcano Wakes Up

In Kamchatka, Russia, a volcano long believed to be extinct is 'waking up' according to Ivan Koulakov, a geophysicist from Russia's A.A. Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics. According to a CNN article, the scientist states that "At any moment, an eruption can occur".The volcano in question is Bolshaya Udina, which is located SE of Tolbachik volcano, and South of Bezymianny volcano. Bezimianny volcano, like Udina, was previously considered to be extinct, prior to a period of er...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Cnn, Chile, Alaska, Geology, Eritrea, Iceland, Eyjafjallajokull, Tolbachik, Kamchatka, Unesco World Heritage, Matt, Mount St Helens, Kamchatka Russia, Chaiten