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Norilsk to host annual street food festival

Norilsk to host annual street food festival

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. A real gastronomic holiday awaits residents and guests of Norilsk this weekend - the city will host the fourth street food festival Sever. The most delicious event of this year is dedicated to the modern Scandinavian cuisine. Gastronomic festival Sever in Norilsk, 2019 Norilsk residents will ...

Norilsk photographers to participate in anniversary spotting

Norilsk photographers to participate in anniversary spotting

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Norilsk airport invites photographers to spotting: they will catch the takeoff and landing of aircraft through the lens of a camera. The planes will be available on July 19. This year is a jubilee one for Norilsk spotting. For the first time such a meeting ...

Central Bank issues commemorative coins with Umka bear

Central Bank issues commemorative coins with Umka bear

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Central Bank of Russia has issued a series of commemorative coins depicting Umka the polar bear from the Soviet cartoon of the same name. Commemorative coins with Umka bear In total, a million coins will be minted with Umka from base metal (to the value ...

Plane delivered to Dudinka by land

Plane delivered to Dudinka by land

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. An-24 aircraft, which has not been operated since 2004, was transported from Norilsk airport to Dudinka. The aircraft is planned to become the highlight of the Aviators square, the arrangement of which continues in the capital of Taimyr. An-24RV aircraft with registration number RA-46531, ...

Taimyr transport police canine team turns 20

Taimyr transport police canine team turns 20

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. For 20 years, the canine team of the Taimyr linear department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has been guarding the safety of transport facilities in Taimyr. The group was created in July 2001. This is the northernmost cynological unit in the system ...

First house of Norilsk got cleaned

First house of Norilsk got cleaned

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. May we remind you that the one-story building made of larch trees was laid by the polar explorer Nikolay Urvantsev’s expedition in 1921 for the first wintering. Since then, the house has changed its place several times and finally settled in the museum square. Museum ...

Sixth corporate eco-marathon starts on June 12

Sixth corporate eco-marathon starts on June 12

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On June 12, the annual ecological marathon Poneslos! (eng. Let’s Go!) starts in the cities where Nornickel operates. It is one of the Kombinat Dobra large-scale corporate volunteering program directions. For the first time after a year of restrictions, marathon participants will meet offline ...

IMAKE became family project

IMAKE became family project

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The IMAKE engineering marathon was presented in a new format – a May party: master classes for children and their parents. Thus, Nornickel attracted not only young inventors to improve their engineering skills, but entire families at once. The IMAKE engineering marathon was presented in ...

Polar bear walked in Norilsk

Polar bear walked in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Yesterday, May 19, when the polar day began in Norilsk, Olga Shadrina, head of the Polar Bear educational center of the Arctic Development Project Office (PORA), conducted an online tour of the city’s central street. Together with her, a polar bear life-size puppet ...