Animal conservationists around the globe are lauding the efforts of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev to save the snow leopards dwelling in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet-controlled nation.
A team of researchers led by the Northern Arizona University has finally identified a secret biological weapon during the Soviet Era. The said weapon caused the widespread anthrax outbreak in the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia in 1979.
The 1970 film “China Syndrome” shocked the world about the crippling effects of nuclear accidents. However, for one city in Russia, residents lived in such conditions where nuclear accidents were a norm. Contaminated water and poison berries plague Ozersk, dubbed as the “Graveyard of the Earth.”