Russia creating advanced amphibious ship for ArcticMilitary & Defense June 29, 9:49
Russia may reduce presence on EU energy markets in next 20 yearsBusiness & Economy June 29, 8:48
Top military brass baffled by UK defense chief’s remarks about Russian warshipRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 8:20
FIFA president lauds Confederations Cup semi-final match as incredibleSport June 29, 7:38
Chile edges Portugal with 3-0 penalty shootout win for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup finalSport June 29, 1:38
Telegram included in register of Internet information distributorsBusiness & Economy June 28, 20:56
Putin points to growing activities of foreign secret services against RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:36
FIFA chief Infantino to attend Chile-Portugal 2017 Confederations Cup semis match in KazanSport June 28, 20:27
Lavrov expects US to refrain from creating pretexts for new attacks on SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:09
TOKYO, February 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Thousands of cranes who spent winter at the famous Izumi reserve on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu have started their migration to nesting grounds in Russia’s Siberia.
The first 30-bird flock made a farewell circle over its winter quarters and flew northwest. They will fly through the Korean Peninsula and China’s northeast.
Most birds will nest at the Daurskii State Nature Reserve in Zabaikalye. Migration will last until early April.
Specialists at the Izumi reserve counted more than 12,500 cranes at their winter grounds. The birds' number has been exceeding 10,000 for the 17th year running, they say.
This year, probably, unfavourable weather delayed the birds’ migration to their homeland for approximately a week, Isamu Sumoto, director at the Crane Museum in Izumi, told reporters on Wednesday.