River in Magadan Oblast, Russia

SM Kozlov

“Russia has approximately 2.4 million people residing in the Arctic, and just like everyone they have their constitutional rights, and their standard of living should be no worse than the average one for Russia. It’s a certain challenge, because capabilities of certain municipalities are behind those indicators”.


Alexander Kozlov,

Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic

The purpose of the Contest is the formation of a moral culture and an active position of the younger generation in relation to the problem of cruel treatment of domestic and homeless animals.


-       Increased environmental literacy of the population;

-       Formation of careful, as well as humane attitude to domestic and homeless animals;

-       Raising public attention to the existing problems of cruelty to domestic and homeless animals;

-       Development of children's cooperation in the field of animal protection on the basis of exchange of experience in the implementation of various creative activities;

-       Popularization and promotion of careful attitude to pets by means of artistic fine art;

-       Education of children in a careful attitude to the common universal values in accordance with the principle of mercy;

-       Stimulation and development of the creative potential of young people on the basis of the study of natural, historical and cultural heritage;

-       Increased veterinary control and gradual reduction of the number of homeless animals by humane methods, protection and care for them.

The organizer of the Contest:

Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye" of the Municipal Budgetary Institution "Center for Culture and Sports of Talinka", Oktyabrsky District, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra

628195, Talinka, Oktyabrsky District, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra, Russian Federation, tel.: 8 (34672) 2-63-50 (*501#), e-mail: 


Stytsyuk Olga Pavlovna – Head of the Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye", supervisor of the Contest, tel./fax: 8(34672)2-63-50 (*501#) and e-mail:  

The website of the Museum and Educational Center "Otrazheniye" http://ckstalinka.ru/muzej/






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