Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

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Some tips to spot false posts about the Russia-Ukraine conflict

It’s hard to discern what to believe and what to question, what with fake news and improved deep fake videos. Misinformation has been commonly used as a propagandistic tactic to distract, confuse, and redirect public opinion by many countries throughout history. In World War Two, the Germans Read More...

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People are booking Airbnbs in Ukraine to help those in need

Over the last few days, Airbnb hosts in Ukraine have been receiving an overwhelming amount of booking requests from people across the world who don’t plan to show up. The gestures are part of a new way people have been showing their support to those affected by the war in Eastern Europe. Sarah Read More...

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The EU and the world stand with Ukraine

While Russian troops continue to push into Ukraine, more and more people all over the world and across Europe are banding together to show support and solidarity against this violent assault. Though these are scary and uncertain times, it is encouraging to see how humanity can find common ground to Read More...

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Amur tiger pawprints spotted in Russia for the first time in half a century

As reported by the state-run Russian News Agency TASS, an exciting discovery was made last week: the first sighting of Amur tiger pawprints in the northeast Siberian republic of Sakha for the first time in half a century. Russia’s forest protection service spotted the pawprints along the right Read More...

Monika the rescue dog

Monika the rescue dog is up and walking again thanks to four prosthetic limbs

Veterinarians recommended that Monika the Russian rescue dog be put down due to injuries to her four legs, but rescuers Marina Gapich and Alla Leonkina had hope for the pup, and after contacting prosthetic expert and vet Sergei Gorshkov, Monika is officially up and walking again with the help of Read More...

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Wild tiger populations around the world are making a comeback

Millions watched them in captivity on the lockdown TV hit Tiger King, but in the wild, tiger populations have been in rapid decline for decades. There is some positive news though. According to new figures from the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF), the number of wild tigers in some parts of the Read More...

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Russia has finally released the last beluga whales from its “whale jail”

Russia’s notorious “whale jail” is no more. In November of 2018, conservationists shared drone footage of a huge whale enclosure in Russia’s Far East coast. An estimated 10 orcas and 87 beluga whales were once held at the facility, which consisted of cramped, ice-covered enclosures in a Read More...

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This is how the world’s coldest city celebrates Summer

If you think your home city gets cold, think again. In Yahutsk, the regional capital of Russia’s Republic of Sakha, the winter lows can drop to a bone-chilling -70°F, making it the coldest city in the world. But while the winter temperatures can be brutal, the summers can be quite pleasant, with Read More...

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Russia to release nearly 100 captured whales back into the wild

After months of international outcry, nearly 100 whales held in cages in Russia’s far east are now to be released back into the wild. Images of 10 orcas and 87 beluga whales kept in cramped enclosures first appeared after they were caught last summer by firms which planned to sell them to marine Read More...

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Amur tigers thrive again in Russia after nearing extinction

Good news from Russia is too rare an occurrence to ignore. Here is a successful conservation story, with Amur tigers thriving again in the Far East of the country at more than 540 individuals compared to less than 40 back in the 1940s — with a 28.5-percent population increase in the last decade Read More...