The river port in Salekhard will open its doors next year

The building of the river port in the capital of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region is scheduled to finish in 2015.

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Yamal is developing unconventional agriculture for the region

In Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region a range of investment projects in various sectors of agriculture is developing.

25 September 2014Arctic-Info 0 comments 

The head of Yamal again topped the rating of governors' efficiency

The head of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region Dmitry Kobylkin again led the Russian governors efficiency rating.

24 September 2014Arctic-Info 0 comments 

Offshore Marintec Russia to host top players of the global energy and shipbuilding market

October 7-10 Pavilion 1 of ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg will host the International Specialised Offshore Exhibition and Conference Offshore Marintec Russia dedicated to the Arctic continental shelf infrastructure development.

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Development of the North-Kamennomysskoye field on Yamal was discussed

The government of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region held hearings on the North Kamennomysskoye gas field project in Ob bay, which will be developed in conjunction with the Kamennomysskoye sea site.

11 September 2014Arctic-Info 0 comments 

By 2020, the volume of oil production on Yamal Peninsula will double - Dmitry Kobylkin

The governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region Dmitry Kobylkin attended a meeting on the topic "Hard-to-recover reserves in Western Siberia - new economic horizons of Russia" in Khanty-Mansiysk.

10 September 2014Arctic-Info 0 comments 

Russian Arctic scientists saw Novaya Zemlya deer for the first time

At Cape Desire (Severny Island, Novaya Zemlya), which is the base station of the Russian Arctic National Park, the first-ever photos of the unique Novaya Zemlya subspecies of wild reindeer were received.

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Dmitry Kobylkin presented his view on Yamal's agricultural industry

The governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region Dmitry Kobylkin participated in a meeting with Agriculture Minister Nikolay Fyodorov at the 5th Urals Federal District interregional agricultural exhibition in Yekaterinburg.

8 September 2014Arctic-Info 0 comments 

Russia will create a permanent military base in the Arctic

A detachment of ships and vessels of the northern fleet set off from the main navy base of Severomorsk in the Barents Sea. This was reported by the press-service of the Western military region.

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Interesting facts:

The Guimbarde (Jew’s harp) Museum in Yakutsk

is the only one in the world, and the exhibition includes the most ancient musical instruments from around the world, made of wood, bamboo, bone and metal. The collection includes approximately 1000 exhibits dedicated to guimbarde music.



Wall Street Marathoners Run With Polar Bears for Charity

The Nomura Securities International Inc. convertible bonds salesman’s jog through the leafy streets of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, was a stroll compared with what he will go through in five days at the Polar Circle Marathon 

The Telegram
Chinese cub lands starring role in upcoming Canadian polar bear flick

If Canadian polar bears had an actor’s union, they might be a bit miffed that a bear from China snagged a starring role in an upcoming Hollywood flick. 

The Globe and Mail
Heading into uncharted waters aboard the Amundsen

Ivan Semeniuk, The Globe’s science reporter, was aboard the Amundsen on a weeks-long scientific journey to explore the impact of the warming climate and northern development on the ocean. 

Climate change blamed for beaching of 35,000 walruses on Alaskan coastline

At least 35,000 Pacific walruses have beached themselves on a remote Alaskan coastline in a phenomenon blamed on the melting of arctic ice due to climate change, experts say. 

The Gazette
Arctic shipwreck identified as HMS Erebus, Franklin's flagship

The shipwreck found in the Arctic a month ago is HMS Erebus, personal flagship of Capt. Sir John Franklin on his doomed attempt to find the Northwest Passage. 


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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.

Added 21.05.14 
Erica Dingman
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.

Added 07.05.14 
Libby Leyden-Sussler
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.