. A greater part of its 60,000 exhibits have been stocked in depositories up to now with the old building too small to show them. The museum staff take the greatest pride in a mammoth skeleton to appear on display assembled from bones tucked away in boxes for many years, say regional culture board PR. Established more than 160 years ago, the Natural History Museum long had the modest status of natural department of the regional Local History Museum.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea