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Arctic

Polar night in Norilsk is over

Polar night in Norilsk is over

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. It’s finished! After six weeks of solid night, Norilsk is ready to see the sun again. No matter it’s just for a little while, but the very fact that the polar night is over is incredibly pleasing. The polar night has ...

Rosatom developes Smart Arctic project

Rosatom developes Smart Arctic project

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Smart Arctic will unite all available information resources into a single portal, from those that monitor ice conditions to production processes. The possibility of building new nuclear icebreakers of project 22220 is also being discussed. Last year, Artic - the ship of ...

North Pole self-propelled platform launched

North Pole self-propelled platform launched

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Admiralty Shipyards launched the North Pole ice-resistant self-propelled platform. The vessel will conduct oceanographic, acoustic, geophysical and geological observations in the Arctic Ocean. The scientific expedition vessel has no analogues in the world. The North Pole is capable of independently drifting ...

Data transmission speed increased in Norilsk

Data transmission speed increased in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A leading Russian company in the provision of digital, media and telecommunication services, MTS, announces the completion of work to expand the capacity of the communication channel in the Norilsk industrial region and in Dudinka by 70 percent. “The traffic of ...

Muscovites can see Arctic Attraction again

Muscovites can see Arctic Attraction again

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A street photo exhibition titled Arctic Attraction organized by Rosneft and the Innopraktika non-state development institute, has opened in Moscow. The exposition consists of photographs taken during major research expeditions of Rosneft - since 2012 there have been more than ...

Ice crossings opened on Taimyr

Ice crossings opened on Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In Taimyr, an ice crossing was put into operation across the Dudinka river, from the zero berth to the Dudinka landing site. The ferry, 450 meters long and 12 meters wide, is used to transport passengers from the airport landing ...

More than 50 below zero expected in Norilsk

More than 50 below zero expected in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Frosty weather will continue in Norilsk in the coming days. Today Norilsk residents received an SMS notification from the Ministry of Emergency Situations, which says that on December 23–25, in the south of the Taimyr municipal district, they forecast a ...

Convicts to clear Arctic

Convicts to clear Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Convicted persons who are not isolated from society will be involved in cleaning up the Arctic territories from pollution. The territorial bodies of the Federal Penitentiary Service belonging to the Arctic zone are working on the issue of attracting convicts to ...

Extreme warming recorded at North Pole

Extreme warming recorded at North Pole

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has recorded an extreme warming at the North Pole. From the Arctic Report Card - 2020 it follows that this year the North Pole warmed up twice as fast as the rest of the ...