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Russia Will Not Import GMO Products - PM Medvedev
Offbeat  (tags: Economy, GMO, Law, Russia, Trade )

- 13 days ago -
Russia will not import GMO products, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food.
Viewpoint: Russia's Ukraine Strategy Ends Europe's Dream
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Europe )

- 15 days ago -
Russia has its eyes set on bigger goals than Ukraine - it wants to tear apart the territorial status quo created in Europe after the fall of the Soviet Union, says Jonathan Eyal of the Royal United Services Institute.
Botched Trolley Bus Tow Ends in Car Crash
Offbeat  (tags: towing car, Russia, funny, video )

- 51 days ago -
The video, which was filmed on Monday, shows the two men attaching a rope from the front of the car to the back of the public transport vehicle which has stopped to pick up passengers in St Petersburg, Russia.
How Many Hoops Must One Jump Through to Adopt a Sochi Dog?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, Russia, rescue )

- 61 days ago -
Amanda Bird won't be deterred by the bureaucracy -- she wants to save a bunch of stray dogs in Sochi.
Pictures of Stray Dogs in Sochi Are Heartbreaking -- But There's a Happy Ending For These Pups
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, Olympics, Russia )

- 62 days ago -
U.S. snowboarder and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy is not the only one stepping up to save stray dogs in Sochi from being killed. Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has used his wealth to set up temporary shelters around the Olympic host city,
The Child Animal Whisperers: Mother's Intimate Photographs Capture Her Sons' Special Bond With Dogs, Ducks and Rabbits
Offbeat  (tags: Child whisperer, bonds, animals, Russia, photos, offbeat )

- 93 days ago -
These beautiful photos capture the tender moments between two young boys who share a unique bond with animals.
Dog in Russia Dances to 80's Music (Video)   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny, russia, dog, dances, 80's music, video )

- 124 days ago -
Watch how this beautiful dog who lives in Russia reacts when he hears a song from the 80's!
Population of Amur Tiger in Primorye Is Growing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, Russia, Tiger Day )

- 201 days ago -
Tiger Day is held in Primorsky Krai on September 29 on the initiative of public environmental organizations. In the early 2000-ies, the population of the Amur tiger was notably decreasing in the Far East. Creation of a special Fund for Protection of the
In Russia, Giant Owls Need Giant Trees
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, owls, Russia )

- 244 days ago -
Tigers and bears live in the last great primary forests of Russia's Far East. So do giant owls.
The American Kennel Club Protests Russian Homophobia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, Russia, LGBT )

- 246 days ago -
When the AKC says the International Dog Show should be moved from Russia, we should listen.
First Persian Leopard Cubs Born in Russia for 50 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, leopards, Russia, birth )

- 272 days ago -
For the first time in 50 years two Persian leopard cubs have been born in a Russian national park in a major effort to reintroduce the endangered species back to the wild.
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, stray dogs, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, ethics, habitat, humans, pets, protection, funny, interesting, news, off-beat, pictures, protection, society, unusual, world, video, SMART DOGS! )

- 363 days ago -
SMART DOGS: The Russian subway system can be crowded, but not for the usual reasons. In Moscow, 35,000 stray dogs actively use the subway to move around the city. PHOTOS & VIDEO
A Book A Week: The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival By John Vaillant
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, books, tigers, Russia, wildlife, protection )

- 369 days ago -
John Vaillant's The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival sounded like a good adventure: the story of the hunt for a man-eating tiger in modern-day Russia. In 1997, a giant Siberian tiger has a run-in with a poacher who steals the tiger's kill
Of Mammoths and Men
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mammoths, Russia, tusks )

- 375 days ago -
Ancient hunters killed woolly mammoths for their meat. Today in Russia's Arctic the search is on for their valuable tusks

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