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  • Foreign trade turnover of the Murmansk region grew by 25 percent

    Foreign trade turnover of the Murmansk region for the first quarter of 2017 increased by almost 25 percent. According to the Agency, the increase was due to an increase in export volumes of 17.5 per cent and imports by 57 percent. The amount of the committed export supplies exceeded the cost of imports.

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  • The Prosecutor's office is thinking about creating an Arctic unit

    The General Prosecutor of Russia are considering the question of establishment of a specialized Department, which will oversee enforcement of environmental laws in the Arctic. The attorney General said that his office is closely monitoring the performance of regional environmental requirements.

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  • In Murmansk will create a directory of top local attractions

    The authorities of Murmansk decided to create a single directory of local attractions, which will be issued to foreign tourists arriving in the city on the ferries. It is noted that now the information about interesting places in the region is too fragmented. The creation of such a Handbook will help to satiate their stay.

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  • In Murmansk area will rebuild two airports

    Power of the Murmansk region rekonstruiruet two airports in Murmansk and Khibiny. Airport "Murmansk" upgrade at the expense of the Federal budget and private investments. For 5 years for reconstruction will spend about 280 million rubles. Until 2020 will continue renovation work at the airport "Hibiny".

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  • In Krasnoyarsk region have signed an environment Charter

    In the Krasnoyarsk region Governor, working in the region industrial enterprises, including the company "Norilsk Nickel" signed an environment Charter. Companies shall, in particular, to modernize the equipment, improve energy efficiency of production and processing of industrial waste.

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  • In the Arctic will build a waste-processing complex

    The first in the Murmansk region the pilot project of waste management will begin work in December 2017. The company will occupy a plot area of 5 thousand square meters. This system will allow solving the problem of accumulated debris. Objects will be built in Murmansk, Alexandrovsk, Severomorsk, Zaozersk and Ura-Guba.

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  • Scientists will be put on polar bears collars to monitor migration

    Specialists of the Institute of ecology and evolution named Severtsov will ponablyudat the movement of polar bears in the Arctic. With the help of satellite collars, scientists will be able to know how is the migration of animals in the spring. For fastening of collars immobilize the animals with an injection from a helicopter.

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  • Coded messages frozen in the Arctic for 25 years

    Ice on the basis of "Mys Baranova" freeze for 25 years coded messages everyone. The information collected will encode and will take in a special capsule, which is then delivered to the ice base "Mys Baranova" on the island the Bolshevik of the archipelago Severnaya Zemlya. Copies will be stored in data centers in Europe and Asia.

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  • A mine in the Arctic held Wi-Fi

    One of the mines of the company "Apatite" in the far North was equipped with a Wi-Fi network, which will help coordinate work processes of the miners and improve safety at the facility. The optical cable is held from the surface to every horizon enterprises via a specially created to work under the ground switches.

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  • Krasnoyarsk snowboarders closed season "Winter gornolyzhnik"

    In Krasnoyarsk have passed competitions "Winter gornolyzhnik": the athlete in an unusual costume was not only to get off the mountain, but also to overcome the 25 meter puddle. The event was held in Fanpark "beaver log" on April 16. Traditionally, skiers and snowboarders complete that race season.

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  • In Murmansk will host the international competition ArcticSkills

    In Murmansk on 19 and 20 April will be held the international competition of professional skill "ArcticSkilis 2017", organized by the Ministry of education and science of the Murmansk region and the Office of education Norwegian province of Finnmark. Russia will be represented by students of eight vocational schools.

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