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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.

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.

NEFU expands cooperation with Chinese universities

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The M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University is a participant in 12th Forum of Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions Association of the Far East, Siberia and the North-Eastern Regions of the PRC in Harbin. The university was represented by NEFU Rector Evgenia Mikhailova and NEFU Oriental Institute Director Nyurgun Maksimov.

Yakut Doctor - Best Diagnostician of Russia

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"Best Doctor in Diagnostic Research-2017" is Larisa P. Shepeleva,  radiologist, head of the radiation diagnostics department of ‘Phthisiology’ Scientific and Practical Center of RS (Y), according to the website of the RF Ministry of Health.

Natalia Novikova: Ethnological expertise plays a big role in advancing interests of people

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Mutual relations with large resource-extracting companies are not limited to environmental expertise. There is also ethnological one. On June 7, Minister for the Development of Civil Society Institutions Sardana Gurieva met with the ethno-expert, Doctor of History, the leading researcher of the Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Natalia Novikova.

Deputy Minister of Education participates in UNESCO World Expert Meeting

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These days, the World Expert Meeting "Multilingualism in Cyberspace for Inclusive Sustainable Development" of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Program "Information for All" is taking place in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra with the participation of representatives from 37 countries and subjects of the Russian Federation. The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is represented by the delegation led by First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Republic Feodosia Gabysheva.