In Khanty-Mansiysk ended in the XV international festival of film debuts "Spirit of fire". The main prize of the event "Golden taiga" was given to "Diamond island" of French-Cambodian Director Davy Chou, reports the press service of the Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Natalia Komarova.
Second place and the prize "Silver taiga" has got Polish Director Jan Matushansky for the film "the Last family". Third place went to the film "the last days of the city" directed by tamer El said production Egypt, Germany, UK and UAE.
Russian debutants has also been awarded with several awards. Directors Portnyagin, Ilya and Valentin Makarov won the prize of spectator sympathies "the gold taiga" and "Silver rose" for the best work with music in the film "Carol. Invisible beauty." Special prize"For the preservation of cultural traditions" got the film "Sofijka" directed by Kira Kovalenko, a graduate of the workshop of Alexander Sokurov Kabardino-Balkarian state University named berbekova.
Festival "Spirit of fire" was coined in 2002 by the Director of Ugra Sergey Solovyov and has since been held in the region each year. This year the festival presented over 100 films from 25 countries.
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The first in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district (YANAO) plant for the recycling of plastic waste put into operation in Noyabrsk. The raw material used sorted polymer waste: film for household packaging, plastic bags, disposable tableware, industrial packaging, Jerry cans, plastic containers etc.
"Greenpeace of Russia" made a map of the natural and abandoned landfills on the territory of Arctic regions. The document was prepared in anticipation of the Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk and should help the leaders of the Arctic regions to work more effectively under the program of liquidation of accumulated environmental damage.
The head of the Federation Council Committee on rules Vadim Tulpanov proposed to introduce criminal liability for gross violation of public order while driving. The document proposes to expand the list of aggravating circumstances of article 213 of the Russian Criminal code ("Hooliganism").
Skier Olga Repnina, who won the skiathlon in the championship of Russia, commented on his performance at the tournament. Replacin noted that he would like to do all of the races, but will make decisions based on their well-being. She praised the willingness of the track in Khanty-Mansiysk.
Russian woman Dina Averina won three gold medals on the second day of the third stage of Gran-at on rhythmic gymnastics in the French Article. Averina excelled in exercises with Hoop, ball and clubs. Another Russian, Yulia Bravikova won gold (ribbon), two silver medals (Hoop, clubs) and bronze (ball).