On Board the hydrographic vessel "Horizon" of the Northern fleet, which is now in the Barents sea, began a training collection of young professionals. In particular, in the life of "University" will involve servicemen of the Northern fleet and the civilian hydrographers, specializing in the study of Arctic waters, reports TASS.
"The decision to hold a training collection on Board the survey vessel in the sea was taken in the Northern fleet for the first time since the formation of the Navy Arctic Oceanographic expedition", — reported in a press-service of the fleet.
The main purpose of the gathering is practical training of young specialists for the scientific research in high-latitude regions of the Arctic ocean and in the Arctic Islands during their release from the ice cover. The studies themselves are scheduled for the most opportune time — in the late summer — early autumn.
6 March was reported formation the crew of the new icebreaker of the Northern fleet "Ilya Muromets", created specifically for operation in the Arctic seas. Sevflot scored on the ship is the most experienced sailors the support of the fleet, many of whom have experience serving on combat ships.
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).