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Russian Lab All Set to Clone Long-Extinct Mammals

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Authors: Redax

A team of biologists in Yakutsk, Siberia, are hard at work to extract high quality DNA and cells from the remains of long-extinct mammals, which would be used to clone animals that died thousands of years ago, in particular the wooly mammoth....

Russia Deploys Search-and-Rescue Units on Kuril Islands

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Authors: Redax

The new search-and-rescue units will provide a prompt response to a range of emergency situations and minimize the damage from possible incidents....

Grenade Explodes Outside Ukraine Parliament

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Authors: Redax

At least one Ukrainian National Guard soldier was killed in clashes with demonstrators after grenade explodes outside parliament in Kyiv....

Foreign Ministers To Discuss Ukraine Conflict

Authors: Redax

The Kremlin says foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, and France will meet by the middle of September to discuss the conflict in Ukraine....

Deals Worth $20 Billion To Be Signed During Kazakh Leader's Visit To China

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Authors: Redax

Kazakhstan's government says agreements worth $20 billion are to be signed in Beijing in the coming days during an official visit by President Nursultan Nazarbaev....