Representatives of Yamal participated in the Day of the Arctic in the Presidential Library
14:07 26 февраля 2016
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The conference-webinar “The Day of the Arctic in the Presidential Library” took place in Saint Petersburg.
It gathered scientists, students and military men, representatives of the public and state bodies of the power. Yelena Zakharova, the head of the representational office of Yamal in Saint Petersburg, military personnel serving in the Baltic Fleet and students interested in development of the Arctic and the native land represented the region in the work of the conference.
The governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin and the head of Murmansk Oblast Marina Kovtun welcomed the participants. Every year the event takes place in the Presidential Library in the mode of videoconference with arctic territories. The conference-webinar allows uniting experience of several public groups, popularizing science and arctic researches.
During the latest years the arctic zone of Russia became the center of attracting of human resources, scientific ideas and technological innovations. The newest processes in the Russian Arctic are connected with active development of the arctic shelf and the Northern Sea Route. It requires wide discussion at participation of representatives of the state power, science and youth, as it is informed on the portal yamal-spb.ru.
The following basic themes were presented in reports: ecology, preservation of culture and legacy of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, issues of history of development and geography of researching of arctic territories.