This year scientists from Russia and France will be the first in the world to begin the study of bottom sediments of thermokarst lakes formed in the result of permafrost thawing in Yamal.


The results of the All-Russian contest “The best informational and analytical instruments 2016” were summed up on the 26th of January in Moscow. It was organized by the analytical center at the government of the Russian Federation. The unified mapping system of Yamal карты.янао.рф took the third place in the nomination “The best informational and analytical decision for processing of spatial data”, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.

The Yamal Union of Reindeer Herders plans to conclude the agreement on cooperation with the company “Alternativa” being busy with scientific researches and elaborations in the sphere of natural and technical sciences.

The sitting of the Council on the Arctic and Antarctic at the Federation Council is taking place in the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Fulfillment of the transport project “The Northern Latitudinal Railway” is the basic agenda.

The Yamal Union of Reindeer Herders concluded the agreement with the department on interaction with federal bodies of the state power and justice of the peace of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

In Berlin a deputy governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Alexander Mazharov and the minister of agriculture, environment and consumer protection of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Dr. Till Backhaus discussed prospects of further cooperation.

The meeting of students with representatives of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, the department of education and also the association “Yamal is for descendants” took place in Yamal multidiscipline college on the 25th of January.

On the 1st of February the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East headed by a deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Grigory Ledkov will announce about collecting of suggestions for “The People’s Program: Indigenous Peoples 2021”.


The informational and legal seminar on mechanisms on protection of rights of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation will take place in the settlement Tazovskiy on the 30th and the 31st of January.

Exchange of experience, presentation of potential of both sides to enhance international cooperation are the aims of the working meetings of the head of the arctic region, Dmitry Kobylkin, with representatives of business and management system of the authorities of lands of Germany.

The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin is on the working visit in Germany.

The program of stay in Berlin included conducting of the presentation of Yamal in the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation and bilateral meetings with business circles of Germany to find spheres of cooperation the most promising for both sides.

Within the working visit to Germany the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin presented the key region of the Arctic zone of Russia. The meeting with business circles of Germany took place in the Russian Trade Representation with participation of a trade representative of the Russian Federation in Germany, potential and long-term partners of Yamal, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.

Yamal is gathering participants and volunteers for the International Youth Educational Forum “Arctic. Made in Russia”. According to the information given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” by the chief specialist of the department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal Veronica Vakhmyanina, masters, postgraduates, young scientists, specialists, whose sphere of interests is connected with study of the Russian Arctic, can participate in it.


The championship of Yamal on cross country skiing among pupils of sports schools for children and youth was finished in Yekaterinburg. This year the number of the participants made 110 people, in total 11 teams.

The round table on discussion of modern state and prospects of development of fishery and aquaculture in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug took place on the 19th of January in the settlement Aksarka, Priuralskiy district.