In Yakutia the celebration of the annexation of Crimea will be held March 18 with the "round Dance of friendship of peoples", reindeer races, agricultural exhibitions and lectures about the participation of the Yakut Cossack regiment in the defense of Sevastopol in the Crimean war of 1853-1856. About it reports RIA Novosti.
According to the head of Yakutia Yegor Borisov, this holiday is comparable to the victory Day. He noted that the annexation of Crimea played a similar unifying role.
"With faith in the strength and will of our people, with pride for their country and for its President, we celebrate the date that symbolizes friendship and brotherhood of all the inhabitants of the multinational Russian state — from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad, from Yakutia to the Crimea", — he said.
According to the head of Yakutia, activities are planned in all 36 districts of the Republic.
That this event is in line with the victory Day, the first year ago said the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov. He believes, in March 2014, the dream came true million of Crimeans and Russians, "was restored historical justice".
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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).