A local lore specialist from Salekhard Sergey Shulinin was honored in the Museum and Exhibition Complex of Ivan Shemanovskiy on the 10th of January. Recently he has celebrated his 50th anniversary. The hero of the day was congratulated by friends, colleagues, representatives of the regional government, journalists, public figures.
The head of Salekhard Aleksey Titovskiy considers Sergey Shulinin professional of his craft.
“Now it is very important and necessary to preserve history and pass its authenticity to the young generation”, he said.
According to the deputy director of the department of external relations of Yamal Vladislav Petrenko, thanks to the local lore specialist Sergey Shulinin, history of the region is known far beyond Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. He gave a present to the hero of the day — a collector’s edition “Russian travelers around the world: from Kruzenshtern to Sedov”.
Grandfather Frost of Yamal – Yamal Iri also came to congratulate Sergey Shulinin. After all, a few years ago the local lore specialist of Yamal worked for him as a press-attaché.
There are people, who are possessed by one idea, one work all their life. Sergey Shulinin is such a person. He is a local lore specialist, a historian, an archivist and a public figure in one person, who devoted most of his time to the project “Kara Sea Expeditions”. It has been implemented since 2008 and is dedicated to the most massive tragedy of arctic convoys during the Great Patriotic War — the history of the convoy “White Sea – Dikson 5”.
During the years of work on the project the names of all the participants in the tragedy were identified, their relatives were found, and meetings with them were held. A memorial tablet and a bell tower were installed on Beliy Island. In addition, specialists discovered the place, where the ships of the convoy had been drowned, made a film and released a two-volume book “Yamal Memorial of Arctic Chronicles” (“Yamalskiy Memorial Arkticheskikh Letopisey”).
Sergey Shulinin is the public director of the project “Kara Sea Expeditions”, a junior researcher at the scientific center for study of the Arctic, a full member of the Russian geographical society and the author of the book “Yamal Memorial of the Arctic Chronicles”.
Photos can be found here: https://sever-press.ru/2020/01/10/sergej-shulinin-polveka-za-plechami/