The first time I visited the Nakyn ore field a long time ago. That was in 1999. At that time, they just began to process the unbroken soil of the Nyurbinskaya quarry. There was no village, no infrastructure.
ALROSA acts as a partner of the ‘Mentor’ All-Russia Forum, organized by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives. Within the the forum there is a contest for the best practices of mentoring. ALROSA prepared awards created with the use of Russian diamonds and polished diamonds especially for prize-winners of the contest.
Mayor of Yakutsk Aisen Nikolaev made a presentation of Yakutsk at the round table Urban Transformation in Russian Cities in times of Mega-events and Economic Transition at the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9), which takes place in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, February 7-13.
The Indigenous Peoples Corporation of Barrow in Alaska will purchase up to 1,000 reindeer from the regions of Russia, which will allow the industry that is in decline in the American Arctic to grow and to increase the number of domestic animals. This was reported by the Executive Director of the secretariat of Northern Forum international organization Mikhail Pogodaev.