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52 dead in coal mine fire in Russia

Explosion in Siberian coal mine leaves 52 miners and rescuers dead. Another 239 people were rescued.

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Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center in Tomsk

A century after communists close Siberia's synagogues, a new Jewish center is dedicated in Tomsk, Siberia.

Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center

Siberian synagogue has a 10-foot menorah made of ice

Russian synagogue in Tomsk, Siberia unveils 10-foot ice menorah for Hanukkah.

Siberian synagogue has a 10-foot menorah made of ice

Russia's second-largest airline offers direct flights between Tel Aviv and Siberia

S7 Airlines begins offering direct flights between Tel Aviv and 'Siberian capital' Novosibirsk, eliminating Moscow connection.

Direct flights to connect Tel Aviv and Siberia

Russia to expel Israeli-born rabbi accused of espionage

Chabad emissary who has served as Siberia's chief rabbi to be deported from Russia after being accused of espionage.

Russia to expel Israeli-born rabbi accused of espionage

Rabbis in Russia fall victim to anti-missionary law

Russia seeks to force out foreign rabbis as 'national security threat.'

Rabbis in Russia fall victim to anti-missionary law

MK Svetlova demands Netanyahu pressure Putin

'Using disaster as personal interest to pass antisemitic agenda shows level of hatred towards us.'

MK Svetlova demands Netanyahu pressure Putin

More than 60 dead in Russian shopping mall fire

Watch: Desperate shoppers jump from mall windows after blaze rips through Russian shopping center, killing at least 64.

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'My sauna is even hotter than Auschwitz'

A Russian sauna owner advertised his sauna by stating that 'Auschwitz is a rest.'

'My sauna is even hotter than Auschwitz'

Putin: Free land in Russia’s far east

Vladimir Putin has approved ‘manifest destiny’ law offering every Russian citizen free plots of land in the Arctic and Siberia.

Putin: Free land in Russia’s far east

Unique Passover Remembrance: Matzah with Memory

In honor of grandfather who built matzah factory in Siberia during World War II, man donates boxes for students to distribute to needy.

Unique Passover Remembrance: Matzah with Memory

Russia Still Hasn't Solved Its Eastern Problem

Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev expressed his fear of foreign - meaning Chinese - enclaves on Russian soil.

While Russia Emphasizes Rivalry With West, China Also Stirs Fear

Siberia: Satellite Parts Land on Cosmonaut Street

Fragments of a Russian satellite that failed to launch properly have landed on Cosmonaut Street in a Siberian village.

Siberia: Satellite Fragments Land on Cosmonaut Street