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.
In the port of Dudinka in Krasnoyarsk region started reconstruction of berths after the spring flood. In the near future they are expected to full exemption from water. According to the Director of the polar transport branch Alexei Novakova, this year during the water stopped at the level of 13.5 meters.
The first anniversary of the surgery for the closure of the plant Docelowego noted in Norilsk. In the "Norilsk Nickel" told about the environmental, economic and social consequences of this decision, and about the future of the enterprise, which began with the industrial history of the city.
The Merlin was first used built for them on the Yamal artificial nests for breeding, told in the regional Department for science and innovation. A special wooden platform for these predatory Arctic set for population growth, as the Gyrfalcons themselves don't build nests, preferring strangers.
Scientists from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.
The head coach of the national team of Russia in speed skating Konstantin Poltavets was hit by a car. The incident occurred in the Netherlands. Poltavets at the time of the accident was riding a Bicycle. On Wednesday, the coach of the Russian team moved the operation, now to his life threatens nothing.
The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. The longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate was recorded in Tuva (64,2), slightly better things in Chukotka (64,4) and the Jewish Autonomous region (65,8).