ORTO DOIDU Zoo workers and inhabitants prepare for winter frost. The zoo is currently working as normal despite the average temperature fell to -12C - guests are welcome to come and watch cranes, pheasants, predator birds and even waterfawl birds - despite that the pond is covered with ice, an artificial glade is kept for them to use. 


The Northern Forum Executive Director Vladimir Nikolaevich VASILIEV resigns, following his appointment as the new Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Minister for Federative & External Relations. 

Gangwon Sees 1st Frost of the SeasonThe mountains of Gangwon Province saw their first frost of the autumn early Tuesday morning and again on Wednesday. Temperatures in Pyeongchang and Yongpyeong in the province in the early morning of Tuesday dropped as low as -0.4 degrees, bringing frost and ice up to 10 days earlier than on average.


Khanty-Mansiyskiy AO - Yugra to receive a subsidy of 2.8 million rubles for the development of animal breeding, The Ministry of agriculture has allocated to Khanty-Mansiyskiy AO 2 million 833 thousand rubles from federal budget for compensation of interest rate on investment loans (loans) for the development of animal breeding, processing and development of infrastructure and logistics markets products of animal breeding. According to "YugraPRO", it is followed from the materials to the meeting of the regional government.


Vantaan Energia officially opened a new waste-to-energy incinerator on Wednesday. The new plant is Finland’s biggest of its kind, and will produce half of the district heating demand and 30 percent of the electricity needed in the municipality of Vantaa, part of the greater Helsinki area. 


New Orthodox Church of the Holy Martyr Tatiana in Kogalym, Yugra commences construction The bishop of Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut Paul performed the rite of consecration of the stone, cross and place for the construction of the church (temple).


The social policy Department of Chukotka AO started to develop a plan of supervision and control of handicapped employment.


Acting Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and current Chair of the Northern Forum, Mr.Egor Borisov has yesterday been re-elected as a Head by winning the general elections with 58.73% vote @ 51% voter turnout.


Musicians of Vy’sey the Yamal folk group participated in the festival of folk music Rivenstone 2014 in Dartmoor, Great Britain.

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The festival is doing a Nordic tour over the next few months, making stops in Greenland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Faroe Islands. 

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The highest level of alert means approach of natural disaster emergency with the power which happens not more often than once in ten years, and it can cause human losses.


Dmitry Kobylkin, the Governor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, took part in meeting of Hardly Removable Stocks of Western Siberia – is the New Economic Horizons of Russia.