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Norilsk street named after engineer Anisimov

Norilsk street named after engineer Anisimov

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. One of the eleven future laureates of the Lenin Prize for the development and implementation of the construction pile foundations in the Far North arrived in Norilsk together with other evacuees from Monchegorsk. When the team of future Norilsk residents ...

Heroes worked at all Norilsk enterprises

Heroes worked at all Norilsk enterprises

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The meetings of the veterans were held at the Combine’s Palace of Culture and the House of Technology. Colonels and lieutenant colonels, majors and captains, lieutenants, sergeants and privates in the reserve received congratulations on the stage and in the ...

Heiro ensemble is Taimyr’s calling card

Heiro ensemble is Taimyr’s calling card

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The song and dance ensemble of the North peoples celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. During this time, Heiro has renewed its roster more than once, but has always remained the best. The photographic archive of the Nornickel Polar Division contains ...

Guinness Book minister often visited Norilsk

Guinness Book minister often visited Norilsk

# ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Pyotr Lomako held the post of Minister of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy for almost half a century. In the 1970s - early 1980s, the main concern of the minister was Nadezhda metallurgical plant and the redistributions associated with the plant. In 1968, ...

In 1969 Muslim Magomayev sang in Norilsk

In 1969 Muslim Magomayev sang in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. At the Sopot festival, Muslim Magomayev performed the Russian folk song -  Along the Petersburg street, the Polish song called It was on that day and won first place. Pop stars from 27 countries of the world came to the ...

Famous artist brought glory to Norilsk

Famous artist brought glory to Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Nikolay Loy’s second homeland celebrated his 95th anniversary with an exhibition in the gallery. Exposition 2020 was close to his farewell one of 1979. In twenty Norilsk years, the painter and graphic artist Nikolay Loy made a name not only for ...

Medical Universe’s center was in Norilsk

Medical Universe’s center was in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The session of the Siberian Branch of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR gathered at the Norilsk Music School not only the leading scientists of the country, engaged in solving problems of polar medicine, and Norilsk doctors. The ...

In 1966, Talnah geologists were awarded

In 1966, Talnah geologists were awarded

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Labor Red Banner Order for the discovery and exploration of the Talnah deposit of copper-nickel ores was presented to geologists by the director of the plant Vladimir Dolgih. Nikolay Urvantsev, the discoverer of Norilsk, flew to the celebration from ...

Georgy Grechko believed flying saucers could be produced in Norilsk

Georgy Grechko believed flying saucers could be produced in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Norilsk people followed the Soyuz-26 spaceship, on which Yury Romanenko and Georgy Grechko flew on December 10, 1977, and the Salyut-6 orbital station until the return of the cosmonauts from the near-earth orbit on March 16, 1978. For 46-year-old flight ...