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Egor Shapovalov

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Egor Shapovalov is a correspondent specializing in European, US and Chinese politics and military affairs.

Archaeologists appear to solve mystery of long-lost Scottish monastery

The site is believed to be the birthplace of the earliest written Scots Gaelic, found in the margins of the historic Book of Deer. The...

Archaeologists unearth rare lead sarcophagi inside largest cemetery ever found in Gaza

Located near Jabaliya in northern Gaza, the dig site was uncovered during construction work for an Egyptian-funded housing project last year, and has revealed...

Moon’s Morning Shivers: Mysterious lunar tremors traced back to Apollo 17 Lander

The moon, once a hotbed of geological activity billions of years ago, now preserves its turbulent past through features such as extinct volcanoes and...

Stolen 500-year-old manuscript signed by Hernán Cortés returned to Mexico

The treasured file is believed to be one of several pieces unlawfully removed from a collection of documents housed in Mexico's national archives that...

Scientists discover why sun’s corona is hotter than solar surface

For years, researchers have remained puzzled by the fact that the sun's corona reaches temperatures exceeding 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit (one million degrees Celsius),...

Watch: Mass brawl over window seat on airplane at Brazil airport

For many people, flying is stressful because of possible weather problems, concerns about the reliability of technology and extensive security checks. But this week, passengers...

Watch: Cluttered brawl taints Orlando Magic’s win over Minnesota Timberwolves

The excitement of competition often warms the blood and boosts adrenaline. However, it can contribute to rather embarrassing incidents, spoiling the experience of the sport. During...

Scientists discover new form of ice, say it may help understand secrets of water

Water is one of the basic elements on Earth. However, water in space may have different characteristics than terrestrial water. A recent experiment is opening...

Lost radioactive capsule recovered in Australia after six-day search

The capsule fell off a Rio Tinto contractor's truck between January 10 and 16. The loss was only discovered while inspecting the cargo in Perth....

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