ESA is preparing for their Lunar Mission in 2020 aboard Russia's Luna 27. For their moon mission, they are developing a lunar ice drill which can dig holes on the surface of the moon.
The UK is caught between the rift of the US and Russia with regard to nuclear saber-rattling. And the most affected party will be Major Tim Peake who is about to re-enter Earth on June aboard Russia's Souyuz rocket.
Conservationist Sacha Dench will undertake a 4,500-mile flight with migrating Bewick's swans in September to find out why their numbers have been plummeting in the past two decades.
The recently cancelled launched of an unmanned aircraft angered Russian President Vladimir Putin, who then asked for a shake-up with the Russian space agency to limit the "glitches" which caused delays in their space programs.
A rare Amur tiger named Cinderella, who was originally found in 2012 – orphaned and near death – in Russia has found her fairy tale ending.
The ancestry of modern Europeans' genetic make up has become somewhat clearer with the discovery of a previously unknown "fourth strand" of ancient hunter-gatherer ancestry.
Caucasian Parsley Frogs (Pelodytes punctatus) feed on insects breeding in the feces of bats in remote limestone caves near Russia, researchers discovered. Their study sheds light on the importance of species conservation.
It turns out Eurasian reed warblers rely on a geomagnetic map to point them in the right direction during their spring migrations.
A giant wolfish caught off the island of Hokkaido, near the Fukushima nuclear plant is raising concerns about how radiation contamination from the 2011 nuclear power plant accident has spread and the impact it's having on ecosystems and the evolution of nearby wildlife.
Eurasian cuckoos, one of which is pictured here, are invading North America. Climate change has taken its toll on the Bering Strait's landscapes, which has made it easy for these birds to migrate to new lands. However, this could cause drastic declines of native bird populations.
Five nations surrounding the Arctic Circle have things to say about fishing there.
Particularly in the Russian Far East, near Japan, the country's ban on large-scale driftnets might really help some of the 400,000 seabirds caught in gillnets worldwide each year.
It's a new record! US and Russian scientists recently documented the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded - a whopping 14,000 miles by a supposedly endangered gray whale. Now experts are wondering how endangered the species actually is.
Amur tigers, the world's largest cats, are likely to go extinct in the near future as habitat loss and poaching devastate their populations; but one coalition of conservationists is quite literally in a race to save this endangered species.