Ural Mountains

Wooden statue much older than Egyptian pyramids?

Wooden statue much older than Egyptian pyramids?

An analysis by German scientists of the statue - called Shigir Idol and originally dug out of a peat bog in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1890 - dates it to be 11,000 years old.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Russian meteor damage estimated at over $30 mn

Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth`s atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.

Feb 18, 2013, 10:51 AM IST

Russia sends clean-up team to meteorite-hit Urals

As part of a rescue and clean-up operation after the meteor strike, which injured around 1,200 people, a 20, 000-strong team has been sent to the Ural region.

Feb 16, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Over 1,000 injured as 10-ton meteorite hits Russia

Over 1,000 people, including more than 200 children, were injured Friday in a freak incident when a meteor weighing about 10 tons streaked across the sky above Russia`s Ural Mountains.

Feb 15, 2013, 13:14 PM IST