Siberia Current Affairs, GK & News

What are “Zombie Fires” that are burning the Arctics?

The Zombie Fires in the Arctic region are becoming frequent. This says that the fire regimes in the Arctic are changing rapidly. These regions were once-frozen Tundra. What are Zombie Fires? A Zombie fire is a fire from a previous growing season. It can smolder (burn slowly with smoke and no flame) under the ground ..

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President Aleksandar Vucic’s SNS-led Coalition registers landslide win in 2020 Parliamentary Election

Since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in March 2020, Serbia on 21st June 2020 became the first country to conduct National Elections in Europe. The Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) coalition, under the leadership of the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic registered one of the largest parliamentary majorities in Europe by winning 191 of the total 250 ..

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Ural: Nuclear-Powered Ice Breaker

Russia has launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker named Ural in bid to tap the potential of the Arctic region. It is touted as the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world. It is estimated that the Arctic holds oil and gas reserves equivalent to 412 billion barrels of oil, about 22% of the world’s undiscovered ..

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Which is the World’s largest Open Pit Diamond mine?

The Mir Diamond Mine which was discovered in 1957 is the World’s largest Open pit mine. It is present in Eastern Siberia of Russia. It is the second largest excavated hole in the world, the first is Bingham Canyon copper Mine .The mine is 525 m deep and 1,200 m wide.The mine was closed its ..

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