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  • 75 million tons of rare metal of Yakutia will help fly to Mars

    Yakutia Sponsor flight to Mars

    SB RAS researchers from Novosibirsk have estimated the world's largest deposit of rare earth niobium Tomtor at $ 300 billion, which is comparable to the gold and currency reserves of the Central Bank of Russia. One of the three sections of Buranny is fully explored - the total value of stocks in Yakutia could reach US $ 1 trillion.
  • Denis Manturov: Development of Tomtor will begin in 2018


    The development of one of the world's largest Tomtor rare-earth deposits in Yakutia will begin next year, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said in an interview with TASS. According to him, ore extraction in the field should begin in 2019-2020.
  • New GULAG Museum in Oimyakon

    Photo: Mikhail Cheryomkin

    Head of Oimyakon Gold Mining Company, Khangalas, Aleksandr Karas signed an agreement with the management of the municipal entity, under which the Company at his own expense to build a new building of the Literary and local History Museum in the village of Tomtor.
  • Yakutia organizes a car tour to the Pole of Cold for foreign guests

    Arctic rallye
    The village of Tomtor © REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

    According to the organizers, foreign tourists, including those from the APR countries, are expected to participate