The carpet, which was made out of new wool at around 400 BC, is one of the most exciting examples of central Asian craftsmanship from the Iron Age.
On 19th of October 1867 the United States of America formerly took possession of Alaska from the Russian Empire.
A University of Aberdeen academic has received a prestigious prize for his part in a huge 10-year study that sheds new light on a forgotten figure of Russian anthropology.
Neither Baltic Bowls Nor Riga Cups
Hailstones in July? Not unheard of so think on next time you moan about the weather.
On this day the 27th of January 1820 a Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Lazarev discovered the continent of Antarctica.