Simba the lion was rescued and taken to an animal shelter in Chelyabinsk, southern Russia, but many other cubs have not been as fortunate.
It comes as the country reports yet another daily record of COVID-19 infections.
More than 2,000 hectares of forest was on fire, according to Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations.
Ballots from three-fourths of Russia's precincts have been counted, revealing 77.6% of voters have so far approved the Russian president's proposed amendments to the 1993 constitution.
The global challenge of Covid-19 threw up unprecedented opportunities to rethink the way we organise jobs and the workplace.
Nornickel has opened an investigation after suspending the employees responsible.
The annual Scarlet Sails festival takes place in honour of Russian school graduates but without spectators due to coronavirus restrictions.
Traditionalists say it disrespects Lithuanian insurgents executed on the same square as the beach in the 1860s. Liberals say the country should move on.
Khrushchev once said he hoped his father would have supported his becoming a U.S. citizen. “After all, it’s not as if I’m defecting," he said.
The vote will be over whether to accept constitution changes that would allow Putin to run for another two presidential terms.
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has rocketed in the last few weeks, and now almost 500 health workers have died.
The victim, a Georgian national of Chechen ethnicity identified as "Tornike K", had fled to Germany in 2016 after fighting Russian troops in Chechnya.
Russia said it was a retaliatory move after hostility from the Czech Republic
Paul Whelan, a former US marine arrested in Russia on alleged spying charges, faces up to 20 years in prison.
A huge cathedral outside Moscow dedicated to Russia's armed forces has been consecrated after it's planned opening was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic
Russia Day, a public holiday, marks the country's declaration of sovereignty from the Soviet Union on June 12, 1990.
More than 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil leaked into two rivers in Siberia, and now strong winds are hindering the clean-up operation.
Russia's capital has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, accounting for nearly half of the country's deaths.
Stoltenberg said allies should strive to reach political consensus quicker and get closer to like-minded countries including Australia, Japan, and South Korea.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a missile in eastern Ukraine nearly six years ago. Families of victims want justice, but the defence says COVID-19 restrictions have made it too hard to prepare the case.
“The whole case was a result of infighting between staffers at the Russian Federation Embassy in Prague,” claimed Czech PM Andrej Babis.
The tracking app for coronavirus patients got more than 2,500 complaints over several allegedly unjustified fines, including one to a bed-ridden professor who hadn't left home in a year.
Russia's deaths-to-infections ratio is far lower than in other countries. Doctors and activists say the number of fatalities is much higher.
“I still believe that we still can halt the project. Otherwise, not only Lithuania but all of Europe can pay a heavy price for it."
Almost two-thirds of the 106,000 new COVID-19 infections reported globally on Tuesday were recorded in just four countries.
Igor Girkin says as a military commander in eastern Ukraine at the time he has "indirect" responsibility for bringing down the MH17 plane.