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Preparations to the All-Russian Arctic forum are taking place in Yamal. It will be conducted in Salekhard from the 23rd to the 25th of March. The program of the forum was formed. It foresees discussion of important topics of life activity of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of Russia.

The participants of the snowmobile expedition will go through the settlements of Yamal – Yamburg, Mys Kamenniy and Novy Port. The expedition is starting on the 13th of March from Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug. 6 representatives of Yugra will go to the coast of the Kara Sea. By snowmobiles they will overcome more than 2 thousand kilometers, as ugra-tv.ru informs. If the ice situation allows, the expedition will go through the Kara Strait (Kara Gates) to Novaya Zemlya Island, the settlements Ust-Kara and Amderma.

The unique travelling exhibition “Treasures of the Ob River area from the special storehouse of the Museum and Exhibition Complex of Ivan Shemanovskiy” it taking place in the Museum of history and archaeology of the town Nadym.

Dmitriy Kobylkin called regions to unite efforts for work in the Arctic

Понедельник, 13 марта 2017 16:08

For the first time two federal regions together are aimed at uniting of efforts on scientific elaborations, industrial potential and directing of everything to general tasks in the Arctic – to fulfillment of strategic projects.

Yamal supports business relations with trade partners from forty-eight countries of the world. The main trade partners of the region, despite the sanctions, are: China, Indonesia, Belgium and Finland. This information was given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” in the department of international and external economic relations of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

The fourth All-Russian congress of deer herders of Russia will take place in Yakutsk on the 16th-19th of March. It will gather more than 300 participants.

Yamal is participating in the International Travel Fair “Intourmarket”, which is taking place in Moscow. The region presents its exposition during many years in a row; many times it received prizes of the exhibition. This year the exhibition area was prepared for the arctic region, where it is presenting its tourist potential.

The party “Yedinaya Rossiya” suggests conducting obligatory ethnological expert examination before industrial development of fields of natural resources. It will oblige extracting companies to take care of saving of the country’s cultural and natural diversity.

Synsko-Voykarsky wildlife reserve was created in Yamal

Четверг, 09 марта 2017 16:02

The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin signed the regulation about creation of the state wildlife reserve of regional significance “Synsko-Voykarsky”. The wildlife reserve is situated on the territory of Shuryshkarskiy district. Its total area makes 2 920 square kilometers.

The oil and gas summit “Petrochemistry and Gas refining” will take place in Moscow on the 17th of March. It received support from the Ministry for industry and trade of the Russian Federation.

The snowmobile run “Siberian extreme” dedicated to the Year of Ecology in Russia is starting in Noviy Urengoy on the 10th of March. 30 extreme travelers from Nizhnevartovsk, Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Salekhard, Noviy Urengoy and Nadym are participating in it.

The contest for special prizes named after Prokopiy Saltykov, Leonid Laptsuy and Sergey Irikov was started in the region. Authors should write materials in languages of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Applications are received till the 28th of April in the department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North of Yamal.

Unusual cases of making nests of rare birds were found in Novoportovskoye field of “Gazprom Neft”. The results of monitoring of wildlife state near production objects of the company on the Yamal peninsula confirmed this fact.

The regional youth specialized media session will take place in Noyabrsk on the 11th -16th of March. It is organized by the regional department of youth policy and tourism. Young correspondents, journalists, bloggers, PR experts, photographers and SMM managers will gather on the educational platform for the second time.

The Arctic Rescuers

Четверг, 09 марта 2017 10:59

This year the emergency and rescue service “Yamalspas” is celebrating its 25th anniversary. More than 50 thousand calls, about 30 thousand rescued people and the big number of dangerous situations – these are the results, with which the rescuers of Yamal came to the jubilee.