In the Murmansk region formed the crew of the icebreaker fleet of the North "Ilya Muromets", created specifically for operation in the Arctic seas. About it reported in a press-service of Sunflora.
"The crew will be more than 30 people, who will maintain the new marine equipment. Some of the sailors have already begun its development on being prepared for factory testing the icebreaker in St. Petersburg", — stated in the message.
It is also noted that the Northern fleet won the icebreaker the most experienced sailors the support of the fleet, many of whom have experience serving on warships. "Ilya Muromets" was laid on 23 April 2015, launched on June 10, 2016, and will give the Navy in the fall of 2017.
The length of the ship is 84 meters, a displacement of 6 thousand tons. This is the first icebreaker of project 21180, propeller-steering columns, which is fixed outside of the housing using a hinge mechanism and can be rotated 360 degrees allowing the ship to freely move the nose, stern and starboard.
Vessels 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.
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).