Russia will launch a program to upgrade 18 airports in the Arctic. About it TASS said the special representative of the President of Russia Sergey Ivanov.
"Not in one year of course, but gradually we will restore and reconstruct the whole system of the Arctic airports from Pevek to Murmansk, which of course will contribute to the economic development of the Arctic", — said Ivanov.
According to the head of Federal air transport Agency Alexander Neradko, the required amount of investment is not defined.
In April it was reported, in the Murmansk region rekonstruiruet two airports in Murmansk and Khibiny.
In December 2016, the government of the Murmansk region said, in the construction of a new Murmansk transport hub (MTU) will invest 145 billion rubles. MTU should be the core of the first reference of the Kola Arctic zone of Russia.
In Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai), on the initiative of the traffic police, was consecrated accident-prone intersection of Soviet street and Lenin street in the Central district of the city. The ceremony was performed together by the priest of the Trinity Church father Sergiy and the chief of Department of traffic police of city Department of internal Affairs Alexander Yanovich.
The expedition of the Arctic floating University (APU) have reached the northernmost point during its existence. According to him, access to these latitudes became possible due to climate change. For all time of existence of the project since 2012, this is an absolute record.
In the Krasnoyarsk region, in the framework of the project for the replenishment of water resources in the Yenisei river was released in 316 thousand fry of Siberian sturgeon. To carry out this environmental actions "Norilsk Nickel" has spent 30 million rubles. According to the representative of the company is one of the points of the large-scale environmental programs.
The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.