The latest Russian icebreaker "Novorossiysk" during the IV international Arctic forum "the Arctic — territory of dialogue" on March 29-30, will be moored in the Arkhangelsk and become part of the exposure equipment, as well as a hotel. About it reports TASS with reference to the Governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.
"75 places on the "Novorossiysk" will be used as seats for guests," said Orlov. In addition to the icebreaker will be put on display equipment of the emergencies Ministry and companies operating in the Arctic, as well as helicopters and other specialized equipment.
10 Feb icebreaker back from his first Arctic trip. The flight of "Novorossiysk" lasted just over a week, he was taken to the island of Alexandra Land 160 tons of cargo and carried a passenger motor ship "Klavdiya Elanskaya" with 200 passengers.
Icebreaker "Novorossiysk" is one of the latest vessels of this class, the company "Rosmorport" got it at the end of 2016.
Ships of this type operating on the diesel-electric engine, able to overcome the ice thickness of up to 1.5 meters. They are used in waters of the Baltic, White and other freezing seas.
29-30 March Russia will host the forum "the Arctic — territory of dialogue". It is expected about 1 500 participants from 14 countries, including the UK, Denmark, Iceland, Canada, China, Norway, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Japan. The heads of the largest Russian and international companies operating in the Arctic, international experts, politicians and scientists.
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).