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  • Okhlopkov
    Okhlopkov: Heart of a Giant
    Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov [Russian: Фёдор Матве́евич Охло́пков] (1908–1968) was a Soviet Army sniper during World War II, credited with over 429kills. An ethnic Yakut, Okhlopkov was born in the village of Krest-Khaldzhay, Tomponsky...
  • Puppy saves girl: Siberian girl, 3, saved by puppy, survives 11 days among bears
    Puppy saves girl: Siberian girl, 3, saved by puppy, survives 11 days in taiga
    A puppy saves a girl in the Siberian wilderness, and the miraculous story of a loyal puppy saving a three-year-old girl in Siberia for 11 days is making worldwide headline news this week. Karina Chikitova is recovering in a hospital in Yakutsk in...
  • Puppy saves lost girl who spent 11 days alone in Siberia forest
    Puppy saves girl: Siberian girl's puppy saves her after 11-days in cold forest
    A little girl who had been lost in the Siberian forest for 11-days was saved by her faithful puppy. The child was missing for a few days before the parents realized that she was missing. The mother thought the three-year-old was with her father...
  • Puppy saves little lost girl in Siberia after she was missing in the woods for 11 days!
    Puppy saves girl lost in Siberian forest: Skin and bones after day 11, but alive
    A three-year-old girl was lost in the Siberia woods, a place that offers a harsh environment in both weather and creatures, but she was saved by her puppy. Katrina Chikitova wandered off and became lost in the woods with her little puppy. She was...
  • 'End of the World' mystery crater: Huge eerie hole suddenly appears in Siberia
    'End of the World' mystery crater: Huge eerie hole suddenly appears in Siberia
    A massive, deep black hole, a crater approximately 262 feet wide, has appeared in the Siberian permafrost in such a remote area of Russia that the name for the area, Yamal, translates as "the end of the world." Scientists at present are...
  • Giant hole 'world's end': 100-meter wide giant hole in Siberia baffling experts
    Giant hole 'world's end': 100-meter wide giant hole in Siberia baffling experts
    A giant hole has emerged at our “world’s end” – the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia. The gaping crater was spotted and filmed by a helicopter pilot and is estimated to be a football field in diameter, or close to 330...
  • Giant virus
    Giant virus: Is virus revived from permafrost sleep after 30,000 years a threat?
    A giant virus has awakened, resurrected after a deep slumber for over 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost. To answer the question posed by the title, the virus only infects single-celled organisms and doesn't bear any known resemblance to...
  • 30,000 year-old giant virus revived in Siberia
    30,000 year-old giant virus revived in Siberia
    A “mega’ virus has accidentally been revived after laying dormant in the frozen Siberian tundra for some 30,000 years, sparking fears among the mining and oil drilling communities in the regionAlthough this virus appears to belong to a...
  • Rachel Brooke
    Rachel Brooke at Siberia March 6
    The “Underground-Country Queen,” Rachel Brooke, is coming to New Orleans on March 6 at 9 pm. She will be performing at Siberia located at 2227 Saint Claude Avenue. The cover charge will be $7 per person.Rachel Brooke has had two...
  • Jucifer at Siberia March 7
    Jucifer at Siberia March 7
    Jucifer will be performing live at Siberia on Friday, March 7. Siberia is located at 2227 Saint Claude Avenue.This cutting-edge band began in Athens, Georgia in 1993 and has led the way in the two-piece heavy metal style of sludge/doom (although...
  • Bashkir Switchman on Trans-Siberian Railway
    Examining the enigma of Siberia
    Quick! Name something that exists and does not exist.Aside from “Schrödinger’s cat,” the nearest thing may be Siberia in the popular imagination. In “Travels in Siberia” Ian Frazier says of the area which comprises...
  • Vivian Maier self portrait as she photographs on the streets of Chicago
    Three art exhibits show the dignity of the ordinary
    Three exhibits are currently open in the Twin Cities that bring home the point that the "ordinary" is worth our time and our attention. After all, wouldn't most of us be considered "ordinary" to an outside observer? The...
  • How cold is it?
    How cold is it?
    Here’s how jokes about the below freezing temperatures will go today:Man it’s cold!How cold is it?It’s so cold even polar bears aren’t crazy enough to be outside!Anana, a polar bear who resides in Chicago's Lincoln Park...
  • Werner Herzog's 'Happy People'
    'Happy People: A Year in the Taiga': Werner Herzog explores remote Siberia
    Werner Herzog has an inclination, some might say a slightly perverse one, towards very difficult shoots. In one of his early movies, “Aguirre, the Wrath of God” he and his film crew shot in the Peruvian rainforest, along the coast of...
  • Actress Irene Yee
    Actress Irene Yee opens up about starring in NBC's 'Siberia'
    Actress Irene Yee made the decision to head to “Siberia” this summer and it’s paying off. No, we’re not talking about the remote Russian territory. Instead, we’re referring to NBC’s mocumentary drama series...