Feb 11

Russian region declares state of emergency after mass invasion of polar bears

SeppFriedhuber/iStock(MOSCOW) — Authorities in a remote Russian arctic region have declared a state of emergency after dozens of hungry polar bears overran villages, besieging residents. A team of specialists is being flown into Novaya Zemlya, an archipelago with a population of less than 3,000 people, to assist in removing the bears, which have been gathering …

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