Gazprom held a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction works for the new gas pipeline - Power of Siberia. Welding of the first element of the main gas pipeline took place near the village of Us Khatyn, 18 km away from Namsky Highway near Yakutsk.→
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia intends to develop and strengthen its presence in the Arctic, including restoring military infrastructure, but not in order to fight someone out there.→
Russia is opposed to the militarization of the Arctic and does not want this region to be the scene of confrontation, said Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.→
Gazprom Neft provided a summer shipment of oil from Novoportovskoe deposit - for the first time, the raw material was taken by sea and sent to European consumers.→
For the first time in the world, as part of the Arctic-2014 high-latitude expedition, Akademik Fedorov and Yamal nuclear icebreakers conducted an entire complex of geophysical research at the North Pole.→
On 18 August, the Admiral Vladimirsky oceanographic research ship of the Baltic Fleet will leave St. Petersburg and then set sail on an unprecedented round-the-world voyage.→
The governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region held a working meeting with representatives of Gazprom Neft
The Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region Dmitry Kobylkin held an extended meeting with the heads of Gazprom Neft and its subsidiaries on 21 August. →
Food safety discussed in Yamal
The day before the governor's visit to Nadym ended in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, Dmitry Kobylkin and acting governor of Tyumen Region Vladimir Yakushev. →
Port Sabetta receives "foreigners"
For the first time, four foreign vessels entered the port of Sabetta. They brought supplies and equipment for the Yamal LNG project, as well as products for other regions of the Russian Federation. →
Another vessel joined the fishing fleet of Yamal
The ceremony of commissioning of a new vessel for the fishing industry of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, Polyarnaya Zvezda, took place at Tyumensudokomplekt CJSC. →
Yamal’s travel agencies will receive the Governor’s grants
The Department of Youth Policy and Tourism of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region has summed up the results of a contest among travel agencies for grants of the Governor of the region. →
A new nature park to appear in Yamal
Yamal’s Governor Dmitry Kobylkin has signed the decree on establishing of the Polar Urals Nature Park of the regional importance on the territory of the Priuralsky district. →
Yamal’s Government will become an organizer of a youth festival
One of the main founders of the VI Forum-Festival of the Youth of the Urals Federal District: We are for Peace in the World! will be the Government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region. Among the organizers - the Department of Youth Policy and Tourism Development and the Department of International and Foreign Economic Relations of the region. →
Scientists add up to knowledge about the history of the indigenous peoples of Yamal
Scientists of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences of the Institute for Development of the North are going to work throughout August in the Tazovsky district of Yamal to carry out anthropological, archaeological and other research. →
Canada geese, duck hunting seasons set
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board has approved dates for the fall migratory bird hunting season.
Archeologists discover Labrador's 1st snowmobile
A team of archeologists in Nunatsiavut say they've found Labrador's first snowmobile — and there are plans in the works to get it back up and running.
PM sails the Northwest passage with the Franklin Expedition Search Team
Harper Government leads an expanded team of partners to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin’s lost Arctic Expedition.
Norway to award oil licenses in new offshore areas in 2016
Norway will award oil and gas licenses in new offshore areas, including in an important Arctic zone bordering Russia, in the first half of 2016, the oil and energy ministry said on Tuesday, in a process that will take longer than recent rounds.
The Arctic Journal
The secret life of muskoxen
When dealing with an animal weighing up to 300kg and known for its bad temperament, it’s a good idea to keep your distance. Odd then, that a group of learned scientists from the Aarhus (Denmark) University and the Copenhagen Zoo should travel to north-western Greenland on mission to get up close and personal with the woolly mammals.
Lego, we’re feeling sad too
We’re sad to see such a popular, well-loved brand like Lego being used by Shell, with the willingness of Lego’s bosses, to help clean up its disreputable image.
Eyes on the Arctic: The U.S.'s Pivot North
Let’s face it. The Arctic is not part of America’s collective imagination. Yes, we recognize that the state of Alaska legitimizes our claim as an Arctic nation, but it’s so terribly far away.
Canada's Arctic Council Protest: Ripple Effect?
A “ripple effect,” the spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action, is a very real phenomenon in the sea of international politics. One major foreign policy decision can catapult itself into effecting a whole slew of subsequent actions.