Russian snipers train for frosty fights in minus 35 degrees amid wider plans to increase Arctic warfare capabilities

Setting their sights on a conflict at the very end of the world, Russia’s marksmen have staged a series of training exercises in freezing temperatures, hitting targets at long range and concealing themselves in snow drifts. … Read More >Russian snipers train for frosty fights in minus 35 degrees amid wider plans to increase Arctic warfare capabilities

Horror as minivan carrying toddler rolls off bridge after driver attempted to overtake on icy road in Siberia (VIDEO)

An investigation has been launched after shocking footage emerged online of a driver speeding through a crash barrier and off the side of a bridge in Russia’s remote Altai Republic on Thursday. … Read More >Horror as minivan carrying toddler rolls off bridge after driver attempted to overtake on icy road in Siberia (VIDEO)

85 meters under the ice: Russian swimmer sets new WORLD RECORD with incredible feat at Lake Baikal (VIDEO)

Russian swimmer Yekaterina Nekrasova has set what is believed to be a new world record for the longest under-ice swim on Lake Baikal, traveling 85 meters (279ft) under 25cm of ice without a diving suit. … Read More >85 meters under the ice: Russian swimmer sets new WORLD RECORD with incredible feat at Lake Baikal (VIDEO)

‘Hold on, summer is around the corner’: Siberian bikini party at minus 39 Celsius goes viral (VIDEO)

A group of young men in the Siberian city of Tomsk couldn’t wait for summer and staged an outdoor swimsuit party in December at minus 39 Celsius, impressing even cold-hardened Russian viewers. … Read More >‘Hold on, summer is around the corner’: Siberian bikini party at minus 39 Celsius goes viral (VIDEO)