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  • RHS will travel to the Arctic Islands 14 Feb

    The Russian geographical society (RGS) plans to conduct an expedition on snowmobiles in the Arctic Islands in the Kara sea, the Yamal Peninsula. The group, in addition to residents, will include hams from Tyumen, Norilsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Moscow. The end point of the expedition — the island Fernlea.

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  • On sanitary aviation of the Yamal allocated 54.5 million rubles

    Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district received 54.5 million rubles for the modernization and expansion of sanitary aviation in the region. The government has allocated 3.3 billion rubles in subsidies based on the costs of flights and workload sanaviation services. Most of the money received Yakutia, Perm Krai.

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  • The Murmansk authorities will finalize the law on waste in the Arctic

    The Ministry of natural resources of the Murmansk region began to revise the legislation on the prohibition of waste disposal. The office was considered too low tariffs and rates for processing and transportation of municipal solid waste. According to officials, the existing capacity is insufficient for effective processing.

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  • Victoria island will become part of the national Park "Russian Arctic"

    The territory of the national Park "Russian Arctic" in 2017, would be extended to Victoria island. This statement by the acting Director of the Park Alexander Kirilov spoke at the opening ceremony of the Year of ecology in the Arkhangelsk region. "Russian Arctic" became the largest in Russia, protected natural area.

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  • Norilsk will assess the damage from the "black Blizzard"

    In Norilsk, the utilities will assess the damage caused "black blizzards". "In the past few days the strength of wind reached 32 meters per second. Now Blizzard is no longer, experts have begun to assess the damage from the elements. On the street the Talnakh wind swept part of the roof with one of the houses," — said at city hall.

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  • To the Arctic development will allocate more than 200 billion rubles

    Updated state program of socio-economic development of the Arctic until 2025 provides for the allocation of 209 billion rubles. The money will go to development projects of the continental shelf, the development of new technologies for Arctic needs, environmental monitoring and support indigenous minorities.

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  • Potanin told Putin about the ecological modernization of Norilsk Nickel

    The General Director GMK "Norilsk Nickel" Vladimir Potanin told President Vladimir Putin about the company's plans for modernization. "We have started long-term development program, designed to 2023," he said, noting that by that time, the company intends to reduce by 75% emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere.

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  • Flying laboratory studies of clouds in the Arctic

    Aircraft-laboratory Yak-42D of Roshydromet will study clouds in the Arctic. "Yak-42D explores the Eastern sector of the Russian Arctic: the Laptev sea, new Siberian Islands, Eastern Chukchi sea, Arctic ocean," said, head of laboratory at the Central aerological Observatory of Roshydromet's Mikhail Strunin.

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  • In the Murmansk region opened the international festival "Snegopad"

    In Kirovsk Murmansk region opened the international festival of snow and ice sculptures "Snuggled". The theme of this year's festival — brands Russia. To participate in it will be sculptors and artists from Russia and other countries. The event will run until January 29. "Snuggled" is held since 2011 in the "Snow village".

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  • Novosibirsk walrus decided to do the swim at the North pole

    President of Novosibirsk Federation of cold swimming Nikolai Glushkov will do swim in the waters of the Arctic ocean. "You only need to agree in advance with the captain of the icebreaker, not to shock and you can swim. Russian prowess should be shown, and on the Ob river and at the North pole," he said.

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  • More than 100 objects to build a defense in the Arctic in 2017

    The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation in 2017, will be built in the Arctic area of more than 100 infrastructure. Objects located on the territory of Arctic military bases, the Russian defense Ministry stationed on the Earth Frantsa-Joseph, New Land, the island Average, Cape Schmidt, Wrangel island and Kotelny.

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  • Doctors of Novy Urengoy will be able to diagnose diseases

    In the clinical diagnostic laboratory Novourengoyskaya CCH new Express-analyzer of critical conditions. Compact device helps to diagnose the disease when the patient's condition does not allow for a standard survey. Experts noted the ease of use of a new device.

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