Scientific station "Snezhinka" is planned to be open in Yamal in 2022, according to TASS. The purpose of the station is conducting international research, including research on renewable energy.

NBC Sakha interview

During the NBC Sakha program “Yakutia in the World” acting Executive Director of the Northern Forum Daryana Maximova spoke about the activities of the Northern Forum international organization, its mission and structure.


The main locations of the expeditions in the Verkhoyansky ulus are bases “Nelgese”, and in the Oymyakon ulus – “Burustakh”, where the lowest temperatures in the Northern hemisphere of the Earth were previously recorded.


The polar bears Kolymana and Lomonosov living in the Yakut zoo "Orto Doydu" became parents for the second time - on December 15th baby bear was born. His gender will be determined only in the spring, and then he will be given a name.


The total area of ​​the national park is 1,885,554 ha. The main goal is to preserve the East Siberian Crane population - an endangered species of world fauna.


The theme of the Arctic Yearbook 2019 is Redefining Arctic Security. This eighth edition of the Arctic Yearbook seeks to articulate how security has been redefined in the Arctic region. The online version is available at

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Dear regions and partners of the Northern Forum,

We are happy to congratulate you on Christmas and New Year 2020!


General Staff declared foreign warships on the Northern Sea Route "persona non grata"

"Our Armed Forces are able to fully ensure the safety of navigation in the waters of the Northern Sea Route, and therefore there is no need to find warships of other countries in this sea corridor". So answered to the representative of Japan, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov who invited foreign military attaches to the meeting. The representative of Japan asked our commander how Russia would react if foreign warships began to sail along the Northern Sea Route.


Arctic Winter School 2020 at North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia is going to be held from February 25 – March 7, 2020

Study about the Arctic in Yakutsk! As of May 13th, 2019, 8 additional regions of Yakutia have been included in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. In total, all 13 Arctic regions of Yakutia are included in the Russian Arctic, which makes 49% of Yakutia’s territory belong to the Arctic zone.


Last week, Daryana Maximova, Executive Director of the Northern Forum, an international non-governmental organization of the northern regions visited the Center for Arctic Tourism in Naryan-Mar. The goal of the organization is to contribute to the sustainable development of the northern regions and the Arctic zone. The chairman of the Northern Forum at the moment is Alexander Tsybulsky, Governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug.


Executive Director of the Northern Forum Daryana Maximova visited Naryan-Mar, Nenets Autonomous Okrug from December 10 to 12, 2019. During the working visit, the Executive Director met with the regional coordinator of the Northern Forum from the Nenets Autonomous Okrug Pavel Okladnikov, with the leadership of State professional educational institution of NAO "Nenets Agricultural and Economic College named after V.G. Volkov".


Multimedia press conference with the head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Aisen Nikolaev on the topic: "Strategy for the socio-economic development of the republic until 2032 with a targeted vision until 2050" was held in Moscow on December, 9th 2019.