On the 21st of February the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin and the chairman of the board of “Gazprom” Aleksey Miller signed the agreement on cooperation between the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the company “Gazprom”.
The holiday of indigenous peoples of the North took place in MUZEON park in Moscow. Representatives of the Yamal Peninsula and the Kola Peninsula welcomed its guests with dances and songs. The northern village with a choum and a little corral with white deer were organized on the territory of the park.
The trading station Kar-Nat gave the start to the Reindeer Herder’s Day in the whole Yamal. This is one of key, popular and original holidays of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North. On this day the trading station was full of colors of national costumes and national flavor.
The expedition by snowmobiles went from Yekaterinburg to the Arctic Ocean. According to the information given by the initiator of laying the route “Sever” (North), the head of the company “Klub Iskatelei Priklyucheniy” (“The club of adventure seekers”, Yekaterinburg) Konstantin Kuznetsov to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press”, 9 experienced travelers are going to the expedition by 8 snowmobiles.
On the 20th of February the governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin conducted the meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Russia Mehdi Sanaei. Being accompanied by the counselor of the Embassy, the head of the economic section of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Mirzakhani, he came to Yamal to review and to discuss further development of bilateral cooperation.
The deputy speaker of the regional parliament Sergey Kharyuchi and a deputy of the regional parliament, the president of the Association of indigenous peoples of the North “Yamal is for descendants” Edward Yaungad are participating in the meeting of the coordinating council of the Russian Association of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, which is taking place in Moscow, as the press-service of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal informs.
The delegation of Yamal will participate in the twelfth international exhibition-fair “Treasures of the North”, which will take place in Moscow from the 27th of April to the 1st of May. The press-service of the governor of Yamal gave this information.
The public hearings on the project of the strategy on development of health care in Yamal for the coming years took place in Salekhard. The deputy chairperson of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal Yelena Zlenko, a deputy of the Legislative Assembly Igor Gerelishin, representatives of the deputies’ corps and employees of the regional hospital participated in the sitting.
Energy and infrastructural projects should become an impulse for development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation in the coming years. Such opinion on the international conference “Arctic 2017” was expressed by the deputy director of the department of state energy policy of the Ministry for energy of the Russian Federation Sergey Romanov.
The time of the main holiday of northern nomads – the Reindeer Herder’s Day is coming. Bodies of local self-government are its basic organizers. Active preparation to holiday activities is taking place in towns and districts – 25 populated areas. This information was given on the 17th of February by the director of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North Inna Sotruyeva on the press-conference.
The choreographic ensemble “Aquarelles” from Tarko-Salye became the laureate of the first degree on the international contest of creative work of children and youth “Art-Premium People Awards”.
The practical seminar “Yakty Khot: Return to the tradition” took place in the settlement Ovgort, Shuryshkarskiy district. It assisted to revival and preservation of the tradition to conduct the ritual holiday of Khanty people – Bear Merrymaking. Platforms for conducting of the seminar were organized in Ovgort museum of local lore named after Tylikova, the house of culture and the boarding school of Ovgort.
“Yamal Airlines” received one more aircraft of four ones planned for 2017. The aircraft with serial number 95112 and registration RA-89069 flew to the base of the airline company at the airport Domodedovo. “Yamal Airlines” started exploitation of two new civil airliners “Sukhoi Superjet 100” with regular flights YC32 and YC10 to Salekhard. The company received 6 aircrafts, 5 of them are in exploitation, as i-mash.ru informs.
In Yekaterinburg on the 16th of February the plenipotentiary envoy of the President of the Russian Federation in Ural Federal Okrug Igor Kholmanskikh conducted the press-conference. Speaking about the tasks of the plenipotentiary office, he marked development of the Arctic zone among the priorities.
The minister for energy of the Russian Federation declares that readiness of the first stage of the plant “Yamal LNG” makes about 88%. This information was given within the telephone conversation with the Deputy Director of China’s National Development and Reform Commission and Director of the National Energy Administration Nur Bekri.