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.


Yugra proclaimed the best Russian region for promotion of culture. This information was announced during the weekly operational meeting, which was held by the Governor of Khanty-Mansiyskiy AO - Yugra Natalia Komarova. The director of the Department of culture of the autonomous district Nadejda Kaznacheeva reported the region has won the first prize in the nationwide contest "Best practice of executive authorities activities and subjects of the Russian Federation in the sphere of culture".


An expedition on investigation of nomadic Chukchi lifestyle was held in the Chukotskiy AO. It was held by the Russian group of scientists led by the corresponding member of RAS, Chief research worker of the Ural branch of RAS, the Institute of History and Archeology, the president of Anthropologists and ethnologists of Russia accosiation, Andrey Golovnev.

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The government of Yakutia plans to spend on landscaping of settlements more than a billion roubles. Tomorrow, the government of Yakutia will review a bill aimed at promoting the development of settlements territory improvement. The draft law was developed for the purpose of acting head of the republic, Egor Borisov's decree, dedicated to the improvement of Yakutia's  settlements.


Yakutia was proposed to conduct an auction of diamonds in Dubai. Head of Moscow office of Brilliant Diamond LLC (UAE) Jitendra Kumar proposed to organize an auction of Yakut diamonds in Dubai.