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  • Murmansk oblast has gained popularity among tourists from Asia

    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.

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  • Arkhangelsk will host the Arctic forum

    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."

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  • In the Murmansk region started the year of ecology

    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.

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  • In Murmansk celebrated the world snow day

    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.

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  • Petersburg will leave no griffins on Bank bridge

    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.

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  • In Murmansk cured was found in the snow meerkat

    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.

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  • In Norilsk and Dudinka ended polar night

    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.

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  • On the Kola Peninsula began a census of moose

    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.

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  • The national Park "Russian Arctic" will clear the debris from over the summer

    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.

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  • Was completed in Murmansk polar night

    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.

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