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Nenets Cuisine: What to Eat When Exploring the Russian Arctic
The study of the history of any region is inextricably linked with its culinary traditions. Italian pizza, German sausages or Russian pies are an integral part of culture. At the same time, the cuisine of the peoples of the Far North and the Arctic remains little known.
--31-07-2018--
Life Conditions of Youth in Industrial Arctic Cities of Russia and Finland to be Studied
The three-year project focuses on studying the conditions provided by authorities, civil society and industrial companies for the well-being of young people in the Arctic region.
--16-01-2018--
Arctic Floating University Reached the Northernmost Point
The expedition of the Arctic Floating University has reached the Northernmost point in the history of the project. Access to these latitudes became possible due to climate changes.
--10-08-2017--
Method for Exact Dating of Finds in Arctic Underground Ice
According to the professor of Moscow State University Yuri Vasilchuk, the new technology will be useful to archaeologists, paleobiologists and even house builders.
--16-06-2017--
Training Course on Arctic Development Prepared by Russian and German Scientists
The English-language course will tell students about the current state policy in the Arctic, as well as legal acts regulating activities in the North.
--29-04-2017--
Siberian Scientists Created Compound that Reddens in Cold
Scientists of the International Tomography Center (ITC), RAS, have developed a unique complex substance that enhances its color in cold.
--11-03-2017--
Transport Pollution Causes Greatest Harm to Arctic Atmosphere
Enterprizes and factories that burn wood and coal also play a considerable part in atmospheric pollution.
--09-03-2017--
Global Warming Makes Islands Vanish in the Arctic Ocean
The highest rate of coastal erosion is observed in the East Siberian Sea and the Laptev Sea.
--12-12-2016--
1st Congress of Arctic Universities Started in St. Petersburg
More than 500 scientists from 180 universities of the northern countries are participating in the forum.
--14-09-2016--
Rosneft to Experiment on Changing Trajectory of Drifting Icebergs
Approbation of a unique technology for changing drifting icebergs' trajectory with external impact will be carried out in expedition Kara-Summer-2016.
--14-09-2016--
Expedition Reconstructs Ancient Landscape of Novaya Zemlya Archipelago
The international expedition Arctic Floating University 2016 brings together professors, students and young scientists from 8 countries.
--25-06-2016--
Russian and American Scientists to Jointly Solve Arctic Warming Issue
"It is of crucial importance - the temperature is already rising and we have to research more on it", - Prof. Julia Bridgegame-Grette from the Massachusetts University emphasized.
--14-04-2016--
Antarctic Bacteria will Fly to Outer Space
The microorganisms, which were in permafrost of the Arctic and Antarctic for millions of years, will be delivered to the outer space by the Russian biosatellite Bion-M 2 in 2020 to prove the possibility of life existence on the Mars.
--19-12-2015--
Siberian Geologists Probe Permafrost to Forecast Global Climate Change
A method for on-line determination of permafrost condition and evaluation of man's impact on it has been devised by Siberian scientists. It will help better forecast the climate changes on the Earth.
--28-11-2015--
Long-Term Cooperation of Murmansk Region with Northern Europe as Model of Partnership in the Arctic
The Murmansk International Business Week is dedicated to international cooperation in the Arctic, and the role of cross-border cooperation in high latitudes.
--25-11-2015--
Russian Exploration of Space, Arctic and Antarctic is Beyond Sanctions
The sanction policy pursued by some European states and the USA towards Russia has not hampered the countries' collaboration in space exploration and studies of the Arctic and the Antarctic.
--22-09-2015--
Further Climate Warming Threatens The Arctic
Further climate warming may cause the disappearance of sea ice in the Arctic in September of 2030s. This was stated by the representative of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI).
--12-09-2014--
The Russian Arctic - A New National Park Next Door to North Pole
Frantz Joseph Land is an archipelago in the Arctic sea and one of the northernmost territories of Russia. 900 kilometers away from the North Pole is the northernmost island of archipelago - the Rudolph Island. Not long ago this territory was turned into a national park.
--20-12-2011--
Reindeer safari: Evenki style
Every country, disposing territories on the north like Finland, Sweden and Norway cannot help but offers reindeer safari among its winter tourist services. Russia is not exception. In Russia you can choose between Karelia, Murmansk Region, Yamal peninsula and so on along the north of the country down to Chukotka. And all the small peoples of the North living on this huge space use reindeer teams as traditional mean of transport. Each region has its own national color...
--11-11-2010--
Ice-diving in Russian Arctic
Ice-diving in the Arctic is considered to be one of the most extreme kinds of sports. Nevertheless, the number of people willing to get a thrill increases annually. Despite the severe conditions of diving in the White Sea it remains one of the most popular places for diving in the country.
--24-01-2011--
Skiing in Russia's North
The city of Kirovsk lies on the shore of the Bolshoi Vudyavr Lake and is almost enclosed by the mountains.
--19-11-2010--


News:

Scientists to Study the Largest Glacier in the Polar Urals and Assess Climate Change
A group of Russian scientists set out on an expedition to Glacier Igan to study its current condition in the face of climate change.
--26-08-2018--
Over 200 Tons of Garbage Removed by Volunteers in the North of Taimyr
Dikson is the northernmost seaport of Russia and the worlds northernmost mainland settlement.
--25-08-2018--
Virtual Arctic to be Created on Supercomputer in Tomsk
The Tomsk State University and scientists from the international network INERACT will create a virtual model of the Arctic on the supercomputer "Scythian".
--17-04-2018--
Tyumen Scientists Created Eco-Friendly Material for Road Construction in the Arctic
Granular diatomite is used for the construction of houses, buildings and structures. It can also be used for nuclear power plants and spacecraft.
--24-11-2017--
Franz Josef Land to be Fathomed with Paleomagnetic Method
Arctic Floating University-2017 will study the origin history of the Franz Josef Archipelago with paleomagnetic method.
--10-07-2017--
Single Reference Book on Monitoring Key Animal Species Introduced in Arctic Reserves
Monitoring of the key animal species that are the most significant for the territory is conducted by scientific experts of all specially protected natural reservations.
--29-06-2017--
First Ever Cryology and Cryosophy Institute Founded in Tyumen to Study the Arctic
Leading scientists from various countries will carry out research of the Arctic regions together.
--08-06-2017--
Climatologists are Horrified with Record Heat Wave in the Arctic
Scientists have expressed serious concern about the record temperature rise at the North Pole.
--29-12-2016--
Scientists from Russia and China to Study the Arctic Together
The Arctic Research Centre has been founded by experts of the Far East Federal University and the Harbin Technology Institute.
--30-09-2016--
Archeologists: Arctic was Inhabited by People as Early as 45000 Years Ago
Researchers from St. Petersburg established that marks on bones of a mammoth found in the Arctic are traces of early mans hunting.
--18-01-2016--
Sanctions Won't Prevent Launch of the First Arctic Satellite in 2017
Satellites of the system Arctic will be equipped with Russian components.
--10-01-2016--
Worlds Most Powerful Arctic Ice Breaker to be Launched in 2016
The nuclear ice breaker Arctic will be launched on May 26, the 160th anniversary day of its manufacturing enterprise.
--07-01-2016--
Eco Troop Removed over 720 Ton Garbage from Wrangel Island in Arctic
Military personnel of the East military district carried out ecological rehabilitation of the Wrangel Island.
--05-12-2015--
Russian Arctic to Visit St. Petersburg
A grand-scale exhibition will be held in St. Petersburg in the framework of the 5th International Forum "The Arctic: Present and Future".
--25-11-2015--
Greenpeace Activists Attacked Russian Tanker in Hamburg
Greenpeace activists carried out an action against Russian tanker Mikhail Ulyanov in the port of Hamburg, the famous environmental organization reports.
--29-03-2015--
Arctic Tourism Development
The press service of the Government of the Murmansk Oblast said that in recent years foreign and Russian cruise tour operators report a growing demand for Arctic tourism.
--08-03-2015--
Murmansk Passenger Port Opens After Reconstruction
Long-distance pier of passenger lines opened in the seaport of Murmansk after its reconstruction. Now the port will be able to take in even the ocean cruise liners.
--22-01-2015--





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