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  • On Yamal will be expeditions on the harness husky

    In March in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district for the first time the expedition on a dog sled. Travelers for the month, to overcome a 1.5 thousand kilometers on the road. The expedition will be attended by five people, including member of the Russian geographical society. The team will consist of 12 husky.

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  • Murmansk photographer won the contest National Geographic

    Photographer from Murmansk Sergey Korolev won the contest "wild nature of Russia-2016" National Geographic magazine. The jury recognized the best the "Tuloma quirks", which filmed the movement of the ice hummocks on the river Tuloma, Kola Peninsula. The winner received the main prize — 300 thousand rubles.

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  • Norilsk Nickel announced the winners of the contest of social projects

    Norilsk Nickel has selected 95 winners of competition of social projects of the charity program "World of opportunities". The amount of grant support will amount to 91,7 million roubles. Among the winning projects — the "Festival of Northern berries" and "Museum wandering romantics" in Norilsk, and others.

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  • Divers in Murmansk has established a tree under water

    Murmansk divers set up the Christmas tree under water. The event took place on 24 December near the village of Ura-Guba. "We choose a white artificial tree, because dark water under the lights of the projectors it starts to glow. And the green just will not see," — said the head of the Nordval Valery Temperaments.

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  • Murmansk workers turned the faucet in a huge Christmas tree

    16 employees of the Murmansk enterprise of PJSC "Murmansk commercial seaport" — engineers, mechanics and electromechanics group — remade the 50-meter car "Falcon" in a giant illuminated Christmas tree, the lights of which are visible from many points in the centre of Murmansk. Just for decoration, the crane was used 500 meters of the light cords.

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  • In NAO increase remuneration for foster parents by 20 percent

    Remuneration to foster parents for care of children in the Nenets Autonomous district will increase by 20 percent from January 2017. Thus, the size of payments will be 12 400 roubles. Subsidies for the purchase of the machine will be families with five and more children, including at least one foster.

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  • A record amount of snow fell in Murmansk

    December snow in Murmansk, broke all records for eighty-year observation period. Twenty days since the beginning of the month, the volume of precipitation was 250 percent of normal. "The previous record — 83 millimetres of rain for the month was recorded in December, 1952", — reported in the local meteorologist.

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  • In the Murmansk region will develop a method of counting homeless animals

    For increase of efficiency of catching of neglected animals in Murmansk region decided to develop a universal method of counting their number. This work will be carried out by the regional Committee for veterinary medicine. For accounting of animals and the formation of population indices will attract biology students.

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  • Potanin said about turning Norilsk Nickel into a model eco-friendly production

    The head of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin reported to journalists about plans to transform his company from pollutants in the exemplary environmentally friendly company. As an important step towards their implementation, he cited the closure of the plant in Norilsk. "This requires a comprehensive modernization of production" — said Potanin.

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  • Cleaning of the Kola Bay from the dumps of vessels will begin in 2017

    In 2017 will begin the clean up the Kola Bay from the dumps of vessels. About it reported in administration of the Murmansk region. Only in the coming year the region will have implemented more than 100 environmental projects. Also work will commence on the establishment of a training center for the training of rescue units.

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  • Scientists have discovered a new wintering area of the Yamal swans

    At the Scientific centre of Arctic research told about the discovery of new wintering grounds of the small Yamal Swan. A bird marked in the area of Baidaratskaya lips of the Kara sea came to the North-West of China. It used to be that representatives of this species overwinter only in the South-East of China.

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