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Arctic expedition in the footsteps of Obruchev starts in Yakutia

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The expedition will follow the trail of the scientist and traveler of the early XX century, Sergei Obruchev. This was reported on Wednesday by one of the organizers of the expedition, Executive Director of the Yakut branch of the Russian Geographical Society Dmitry Solovyov.

Agriculture of Yakutia to receive additional 35 billion rubles

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Correction of oil prices brought additional revenue of over one trillion rubles to the Russian budget. This was reported by the State Duma deputy Galina Danchikova at the All-Russian seminar "State Support of Small Forms of Management and Sustainable Development of Rural Territories in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)."

Yakutia hosts International Youth Violin Competition

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Yakutsk is hosting the ‘Violin of the North’ International Youth Competition for the sixth time. This time, it involves more than 50 talented violinists between the ages of 8 and 23 years (inclusive) from the cities of Russia, Kazakhstan, South Korea and China.

RusHydro gathers Best Renewable Energy Specialists in Yakutia

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PAO RusHydro jointly with the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) held 5th International Conference "Renewable Energy Development in the Russian Far East." More than 350 delegates from 112 Russian and foreign organizations took part in the event.

Yakutia is preparing for International Epic Forum

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Yakutia is preparing for the Second International Epic Forum "Epics of the World's Nations on the Land of Olonkho " under the auspices of UNESCO. It will be held July 6-7. According to the Head of Administration of Government of the RS (Y) Fyodor Borisov, these days "Yakutia will become one of the world centers for  epics study."

Bridge over the Lena River will be presented at Eastern Economic Forum

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The project to build a bridge across the Lena River in Yakutsk, which the republic is developing along with Chinese investors, will be presented again at the Eastern Economic Forum on September 3-5 in Vladivostok. This was announced during a briefing by Minister of Investment Development and Entrepreneurship Anton Safronov.

Silk Road: Yakut journalists are back from China

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Journalists from Yakutia visited China with a nine-day press tour at the invitation of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Khabarovsk. They visited a lot of interesting places - EXPO, Harbin Conservatory and the big theater, visited the traditional tea ceremony.

ALROSA will become Official Sponsor of VTB United League

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JSC ALROSA will become the official sponsor of the VTB United League in accordance with the agreement signed by Vice President, Financial Director of ALROSA Igor Kulichik and CEO of ‘United Basketball League’ Autonomous Non-Profit Organization Ilona Korstin.

Timelapse: The Sun Greeting at Ysyakh

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More than a thousand of people gathered on Sunday morning in the area of Yus Khatyng to see the sunrise.  Master of Ceremonies Algyschyt said the words of blessing, after which people spread their hands to the Sun and charged themselves with energy, following the traditions of their ancestors.