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This is a new page, where we suppose to keep the information from "Web site news" and "Public events", which is no longer news. 'History' contains information which is half a year old when it will be transferred here from the main page, and further on a year since the event took place.

WEB SITE HISTORY

21.06.13 — In connection with publishing of the IInd (revised and supplemented) edifion of the "Bats of Vietnam. Checklist and an identification manual" (Moscow, scientific press, 2013), the taxonomic list of Vietnamese bats on our site was renovated.
17.06.13 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop recent bat searching trip to the Lipesk region were added to the gallery of our tours.
07.06.13 — Images of skull of the steppe Myotis, common long-eared bat and Blyth's horseshoe bat wee added to the gallery of bat skulls.
11.03.13 — Some photos from the field research trip of Alona Gukasova et al. to the "Smolenskoye Poozer'ye" National Park were added to our tours gallery.
31.01.13 — New article by Matia Orlova and Aneta Zapart about ectoparasites of pipistrelles and pond bats in Poland was added to the "Library". Updates were made in some personal pages.
07.12.12 — Dear colleagues, bad new came from Saint-Petersburg.
Dr. Petr Strelkov - well-known scientist, recognized leader of the Russian chiropterology, very talented man - have gone this morning.
The whole Russian Bat Research Group expresses its heartfelt condolences to his family, relatives and friends.

04.10.12 — New, 14th issue of the Russian bat research journal, Plecotus et al. has been already published. We are waiting for pdfs.
21.06.12 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop recent bat searching trip to the Lipesk region were added to the gallery of our tours.
17.01.12 — Pdfs and abstracts of two articles by Alona Gukasova et al. were added to our Library; articles are observing fauna and bat assembledge in "Smolenskoye Poozeriye" National Park and the effectiveness of mist-netting of bat. Materials were courtesly provided by Alona herself.
27.12.11 — Two new additions into our library: abstract of D. Smirnov and V. Veknik article about present distribution of Pipistrellus kuhlii in the Volga region; and reference to open access article of I. Kuzmin et al. about bats, emerging infectious diseases.
05.12.11 — Well, we had a long repair works in our building. Finally I have got access to our server and may arrange some news. English versions of two articles by A.Panyutina et al., devoted kinematics of bat flight and wing shape in Rhinolophoidea are added to the Library by permission of the primary author.
29.06.11 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop and Elena Sitnikova recent trip to Bryansk region were added to the gallery of our tours.
01.06.11 — New, 13th issue of the Russian bat research journal, Plecotus et al., containing materials of the Penza All-Russian bat conference, has been already published. We are waiting for pdfs.
07.02.11 — IX Congress of the All-Russian Theriological Society took place on Biological faculty of Moscow State University on February, 1-4. Short communication about the congress in Russian you can find HERE.
21.09.10 — Personal profile of Anton Vlaschenko, our Ukrainian colleague, was added. Photos of the Siberian long-eared bat and eastern water bat from Altai, kindly provided by Elena Sitnikova, were added to the Gallery of Russian bats.
14.09.10 — Colleagues who can read Russian, could be interested in famous A.P. Kuzyakin's monograph "Bats" ("Letuchie myshi"), M., 1950, which is now available for download on site Library due to courtesy of Alyona Gukasova.
19.08.10 — ontent of The new (11-12) issue of Plecotus et al. journal successfuly published due to efforts of Dr. Eugenia Kozhurina; content of this issue was added on website (however still only in Russian)
24.03.10 — New photos of the eastern bent-winged bat, Miniopterus fuliginosus, and greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum nippon, were added to the gallery of Russian bats. Photos from Sergei Kruskop trip to South Korea were added to the gallery of our tours.
16.02.10 — New addition to the gallery of Russian bats: two photos of the Siberian tube-nosed bat were added by the kind authority of Ivan Kuzmin.
29.12.09 — New addition to the gallery of Russian bats: photo of the Alpine long-eared bat was added by the kind authority of Suren Gazaryan.
22.12.09 — New photos of the Great horseshoe bat, Savi's pipistrelle and Hemprich's long-eared bat were added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Valentina Marochkina.
08.12.09 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop summer voyage to Canada and fall expedition to Southern Vietnam were added to the gallery of our tours; photo of Kerivoula hardwickei was added to the gallery of exotic bats..
24.09.09 — New photo of the greater noctule was added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Suren Gazaryan.
04.08.09 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop spring expedition to Southern Vietnam were added to the gallery of our tours.
04.06.09 — ontent of the new (ten) issue of Plecotus et al. journal was added (however still only in Russian)
16.03.09 — Since its almost impossible to make photograph of the Japanese pipistrelle, Pipistrellus abramus, in Russia, photos of this species made in Northern Vietnam were added to the gallery of Russian bats; also photo of the turanian serotine by the kind authority of V.N. Moskalenko was added to the same gallery, and my photo of the yellow house bat, Scotophilus sp. was added to the gallery of tropical bats.
28.01.09 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop expedition to the eastern Ethiopia were added to the gallery of our tours.
07.11.08 — Photos from Sergei Kruskop spring expedition to Southern Vietnam were added to the gallery of our tours.
29.08.08 — New photo of the great mouse-eared bat and gray long-eared bats was added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Andrei-Taras Bashta. In the Russian version of the site short observation of the 11th EBRS was made.
19.05.08 — New photo of the Mehely's horseshoe bat was added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Suren Gazaryan.
29.11.07 — New photos of Greater horseshoe bat and Bechstein's bat were added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Suren Gazaryan.
19.11.07 — New photos of Mediterranean horseshoe bat and Geoffroy's bat (by the kind authority of Suren Gazaryan) were added to the gallery of Russian bats.
20.09.07 — Photos from Dr. Tiunov's journey to Yunnan province, China, were added to the gallery of our tours.
18.09.07 — New photos of Gobi serotine (by the kind authority of Valentina Rossina) and Eastern water bat were added to the gallery of Russian bats.
16.02.07 — New photos of Botta's serotine and Lesser mouse-eared bat were added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Eugeny Dunaev.
27.10.06 — New photos of three species Siberian Myotis, were added to the gallery of Russian bats by the kind authority of Valentina Rossina.
27.10.06 — New gallery was established, which will include photos of skulls of bats from Russia and neighbouring countries.
15.09.06 — New photos from my (SVK) visit to Canada were added to the gallery of our tours; content of the new (eighth) issue of Plecotus et al. journal was added (however still only in Russian) and some articles of the given issue are available in pdf. format. Also, new article is available concerning first record of Miocene bat in Russia.
09.08.06 — New photos of Murina ussuriensis, Pipistrellus pygmaeus, Hypsugo savii and Tadarida teniotis were added to the gallery of the Russian bats.
20.09.05 — Some corrections were made in "Russian bats"; the account of Myotis petax now available, as well as the paper by Matveev at al. about status of this form.
14.06.05 — New photos from the expedition to Semien Mountain National Park (Ethiopia) were added to the gallery of our tours; the gallery itself have been devided into two pages.
11.03.05 — New photo of Myotis blythi was added to the gallery of the Russian bats. Review of the bat collections from Crimea peninsula was added to the russian version of the Library.
19.01.05 — two new photos were added to the gallery of our tours; English personal page of S. Gazaryan was constructed.
17.01.05 — the Gallery of our abroad tours was modified and updated, new photos made by Katerina Tsytsulina were added.
13.01.05 — the web-site was exposed to some transformations: now it have got new initial page. First personalia in English have appeared, together with some minor corrections of the English version.
30.11.04 — we are happy to inform you, that our website was included into the Natural Selection, a subject-specific gateway to the quality Internet resources devoted to the natural world.
04.11.04 — maps of bat distribution were renewed in the guide to the Russian bats; some accounts were added to both Russian and English versions of the same section. The article about status of Myotis abei (Tsytsulina, 2004) was added to the library.
09.08.04 — some new photos were added to the galleries of Our tours and of Russian bats.
14.04.04 — updated version of the National report, compiled by Vitaliy Matveev, have been added to the "Research. Protection" page.
08.04.04 — the Faunal Research section was updated.
The book Bats of Vietnam and adjacent territories is now available in .pdf.
25.03.04 — abstract (in Russian and English) of Hoofer & Van Den Bussche paper, devoted to Molecular phylogenetics of Vespertilionidae, was added.

01.03.04 — six photos from earlier expeditions to Nepal and Vietnam were added to the gallery of our tours.
27.02.04 — eight new photos were added to the gallery 'Our Tours'.
17.02.04 — the page "Scientific papers on bats" is also available in English (including only papers originally published in English); two new papers were provided by Suren Gazaryan: studies on bat lissaviruses in Russia (Botvinkin et al. 2003), and new records of Barbastella barbastellus in Caucasus (Gazaryan 2003).
26.01.04 — the new section "News and events Archive" was added, where we plan to deposit out-dated information from this page.
08.01.04 — the first translated pages of the 'Russian bat guide' are available. More photos were added to the gallery of Russian bats, kindly donated by Dr. I. Kuzmin.

05.01.04 — new bat photos, provided by Dr. I. Kuzmin, were added into the galleries.
25.12.03 — the abstract of the paper by F. Spitzenberger et al., devoted to the taxonomic status of Plecotus macrobullaris and its distribution in Caucasus, was added to the "Library".

23.12.03 — design of the gallery 'our tours' was modified, some new photos were added.
04.12.03 — photos of the Great noctule, kindly provided by V. Vekhnik and D. Smirnov, were added to the gallery.
09.10.03 — new bat photos were added to the gallery. Abstract of the paper by Ibanez et al. on bat predation on birds was added to the Library.
18.09.03 — new photos were added to the galleries of Russian and Tropical bats.

24.06.03 — further new photos were added to the gallery of our tours.
24.06.03 - new photos were added to the gallery of our tours.
22.04.03 — new contributions to the Library: the section "Abstract book" is now available from English version of the web-page.

PUBLIC EVENTS

Conference "Molecular and Genetic grounds for biodiversity of Holarctic mammals preservation" took place in Chernogolovka (nearby Moscow) on November, 26-29, 2007. Bat research was represented there by the presentation "Using of DNA barcodes to recover phylogeographical splits among east Palaearctic bats" (S.Kruskop et al.)

International conference "Systematics, Phylogeny and Paleontology of Small Mammals", devoted to the 90th anniversary of Prof. I. M. Gromov, was held on November, 24-27, 2003, in Zoological Institute of RAS (St. Petersburg). The Conference programm includes, amongst others, six communications related to bats. Proceedings of the Conference were already published by Zoological Institute.

The VII-th congress of the All-Russian theriological society was successfully held on February, 6-7, 2003, in the main building of the Severtzov Institute of Ecology and Evolution in Moscow. About 500 people from Russia and most countries of the former USSR submitted their abstracts, and more than 250 delegates visited the meeting personally. As for the bats, only 20 communications on this group were represented, mainly due to relatively recent holding of the specialized Bat conference (VIII All-Russian Bat Research Conference).

8th AII-RUSSIAN BAT RESEARCH CONFERENCE was successfully held on November, 2-4, 2002, in Zhiguli Nature Reserve (Middle Volga, Samarskaya region). Any questions about the meeting, and also any information must be addressed to Dr. E. Kozhurina
e-mail: kefa@orc.ru

last update 11.02.2016

S.Kruskop, A.Borissenko, text, illustrations, 2001-2006
Russian Bat Research Group