In Murmansk from 2 to 4 February will be the first international audiovisual festival in the Arctic circle "Inversion". The theme was the change in society's perception of permafrost, darkness, and geographic isolation. The festival will feature musicians and artists from Russia and Northern Europe.Select
During the new year holidays Murmansk region was visited by about 30 thousand people, said the Governor Marina Kovtun. "There is a growth of tourists from Asia. Besides traditional tourists from China, our region began to actively discover guests from Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Brazil," she said.Select
Nickel in the Murmansk region opened a visitor center of the nature reserve "Pasvik". It is to be used as a dialogue platform for holding environmental forums, a permanent base for the implementation of programs on environmental education and infrastructure for tourists.Select
In March, Arkhangelsk will host the IV international Arctic forum "the Arctic — territory of dialogue". Official partner of the event will be the company "Norilsk Nickel". She will present there their economic, environmental and social projects. The main theme of the form is "Man in the Arctic."Select
In the city of Nikel, Murmansk region officially opened the visitor center of the nature reserve "Pasvik". The ceremony was attended by the Minister of natural resources Sergey Donskoy, the special representative of the President on environmental issues, ecology and transport Sergey Ivanov and the Governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun.Select
Nickel in the Murmansk region will open the visitor centre of the nature reserve "Pasvik". It is to be used as a dialogue platform for holding environmental forums, a permanent base for the implementation of programs on environmental education and infrastructure for tourists.Select
The residents of the city celebrated the world snow day on race skis. Activities in the framework of the festival "ski Track is calling" were on the track of the sports complex "snowflake". World snow day or the international day of winter sports 2012 is celebrated on the penultimate Sunday of January.
Sculpture of griffins on the Bank bridge in St. Petersburg will be dismantled and sent for restoration. The monuments are in poor condition. Gold wings and lights were removed and taken to the workshop last week. The winged lions will return to the bridge in 2018 the football world Cup.Select
In Murmansk the vets cured discovered in the snow frostbitten meerkat. The animal has long been in serious condition and the doctors could not diagnose him. Currently his life is not in danger. Meerkat with frostbitten paws found on a city street in December.Select
In Olenegorsk opened the first regional festival-competition of Christmas tale "Morozko". The idea of holding a festival associated with the story of the filming of the legendary film-tale "Morozko", which took place near Olenegorsk. Evaluate the work of creative groups will be the jury from Moscow and Murmansk.Select
In Norilsk and Dudinka ended polar night. It started at this latitude of 30 November and lasted 45 days. On the first day edge of the solar disk in the presence of clear weather seems over the horizon on 27 minutes. Daylight will increase, and in may there will be established a polar day.Select
The Governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that with the support of the company "Norilsk Nickel" in the region improvement of environmental situation. "Decreases damage, which brings the company the environment of your activity, decrease emissions into the atmosphere," she said.Select
On the Kola Peninsula began a census of wild animals. Restated, in particular, moose, wolves, Martens, foxes, wolverines, squirrels and other. Census data are necessary to determine hunting quotas and limits for the year. Work is going on eight wildlife refuges in the Arctic. They will last until February 28.
In the national Park "Russian Arctic" will resume the work on clearing the pollution. "During the summer season the contractor has to clean the dirty areas of the Islands of the archipelago of Franz-Joseph. At the same time on the territory of the Franz Josef land will be held geoecological examination", — stated in the national Park.Select
At the latitude of Murmansk on 11 January ended polar night — the sun rose above the horizon at 12:42 (GMT). In honor of this event the city will host the event "the First dawn", which is held in Murmansk since 2007. The participants will gather to see the first rays of sun on the highest point of the city.Select
In Murmansk aboard the nuclear icebreaker Museum "Lenin" will open the centre of the Northern lights. It is planned to create together with Lapland University, Finland to 29 February 2020, however, the concept has not been fully determined. In the centre it is planned to develop scientific tourism.
In Murmansk will have a children's technology Park "Kvantorium". The corresponding order was signed by the head of the region Marina Kovtun. "Kvantorium" will open in 2017 on the basis of the regional center of additional education "Lapland". Technopark will increase the enrolment of technical and natural scientific education.Select
In the Nenets Autonomous district has started the formation of the new composition of the regional Public chamber. About the beginning of the relevant procedure, declared the Meeting of deputies of the NAO. The term of office of the new composition of the Public chamber will be 3 years.Select
Perinatal center with 120 beds commissioned in the city of Achinsk of Krasnoyarsk region. The centre has a capacity of three thousand births a year. The cost amounted to two billion rubles. The first patients of the new health facility will presumably in the end of January.Select
In the centre of Murmansk has established anti-terrorist concrete blocks. "Such measures to ensure anti-terrorist security to avoid any unauthorized access of vehicles into the territory where there are mass events", — have informed in regional UMVD.Select