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CHEER Festival. Hockey stars’ know-how

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ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, again hosted the CHEER festival in Yakutia (‘Nastroenie’ festival), where almost 90% of its employees work.
This time the joint-stock company organized another entertaining series of master classes, open lessons, friendly matches and shows together with its sports partner - the Russian Ice Hockey Federation.
  • Category: Sport

Sergei Ivanov on a working visit to Zimbabwe

Sergei Ivanov, General Director of ALROSA, headed the delegation of the Company on a working visit to the Republic of Zimbabwe. He met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss investment opportunities in the exploration and mining of diamonds in Zimbabwe.

A unique curling track is open in Yakutsk

Yakutsk hosted a remarkable event, which is worthy not only for the sports community, but also for all connoisseurs of exotic and extreme sports, lovers of an active lifestyle.
All this was accomplished thanks to people with amazing enthusiasm and spiritual impulses - the opening of a curling track on permafrost.
  • Category: Sport

Yakutsk among 100 Best Russian municipalities in 2017

For positive dynamics of basic indicators of economic, innovative, infrastructural and socio-cultural development, and for the consolidated efforts of city residents in the comprehensive development of the territory, the city district ‘Yakutsk’ is included in the list of ‘100 Best Municipalities of Russia in 2017.’

Grand Prix at International Quilt Fest 2018

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April 19 - 22, Moscow hosted the International Quilt Fest 2018. The festival is annual and most anticipated event for needlewomen from around the world. Participants from all over the world gather here, this year craftsmen from Israel, Germany, England and Japan arrived in Russia.

ENGLISH Language Day

English Language DayEnglish interpretation booth at a Security Council meeting. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

English, along with French, is one of the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat, and one of the Organization's six official languages.

Because it is so widely spoken, English is often referred to as a "world language", or the lingua franca of the modern era.