In Alaska, a volcano woke up, which slept for 800 years: the cities around are at risk

An ancient dormant volcano in Alaska wakes up after nearly 800 years. This could spell disaster for nearby cities, according to BGR. The volcano known as Mount Edgecumbe is located just 24 km west of Sitka, Alaska. Scientists believe that a massive volcano was dormant ...

American fighters intercepted two Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska

The US Air Force sent two F-16 fighter jets to intercept a pair of Russian bombers that flew near Alaska on October 17, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement, Yahoo reported. Although the two Russian Tu-95 Bear-H bombers did not enter US sovereign airspace…

Two Russians sailed on a boat to Alaska to escape the mobilization

Two Russians sailed on a boat to St. Lawrence Island (Alaska). They told the locals that they had come from Chukotka to escape the mobilization. Alaskas News Source writes about it. They landed near the village of Gambell. “Given the current heightened tensions…

A severe storm in Alaska demolished houses from their foundations, damaged roads, flooded entire areas

The remnant force of Typhoon Merbock has been hitting the west coast of Alaska since the evening of September 16, causing floods strong enough to demolish homes and forcing residents to evacuate and seek shelter, CNN reports. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy on September 17 declared a natural disaster for…

Alaskans will receive $3 in petrodollars, the largest payout in state history

Alaska residents will receive checks for $3, which includes annual dividends from the state's energy production (called petrodollars) and a one-time compensation for energy costs. More about this was told by the publication ADN. Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced the exact amount...

Russian reconnaissance aircraft entered the Alaska air defense identification zone twice in the last week

The U.S. military claims Russian spy planes have entered the Alaska air defense identification zone twice in the past two days, Vox reports. American F-22 fighters forced the second Russian aircraft to leave the Alaskan airspace identification zone, a Pentagon spokesman told Voice of America. In both cases,…

Personal experience: what surprised me the cruise to Alaska

Elizabeth Aquino embarked on an 8-day cruise to Alaska. She spoke about the things that surprised her the most, reports Insider. Her family of six took a cruise to Alaska on the Celebrity Millennium. During the trip, they visited places such as…

In Alaska, a 15-year-old teenager killed brothers and sisters, and then shot himself

In Alaska, a 15-year-old teenager shot dead three of his six siblings before killing himself. The Daily Mail writes about it. Three of the six siblings, aged 5, 8 and 17, died, while the rest…

Why Russia sold Alaska to the United States

In 1867, Russia sold the territory of Alaska to the United States for $ 7,2 million. Just 50 years later, Americans made 100 times more in Alaska. Russia beyond the headlines deals with the confusing history of the Alaska sale. Petition for refund ...

In Alaska, a program to support Ukrainians was created: the first refugees have already arrived there

Recently, twelve Ukrainian refugees arrived at Anchorage International Airport. Ted Stevens. They were greeted by volunteers with flowers, balloons, chocolate and Alaskan tea, as well as freshly baked bread with salt - a Ukrainian tradition of welcoming guests. More are expected to arrive shortly…

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