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Norilsk combine got  Zavenyagin’s name in 1957

Norilsk combine got Zavenyagin’s name in 1957

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In 1941, Zavenyagin was appointed Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs of the USSR. Avraamy Zavenyagin He proved that in Norilsk it was possible and necessary to organize a full cycle of nickel production - from ore to pure metal. Prior to that, it was believed ...

Norilsk was first to set composters in buses

Norilsk was first to set composters in buses

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the first Norilsk buses, the fare was not fixed: there was no single tariff; the conductor was paid for the number of stops traveled by the passenger. Bus stop, 1960Passengers at a bus stop, 19651985 yearLiAZ-677, circa 1977 The timetable was also rather arbitrary: linear ...

Norilsk train used to arrive at Leninsky prospect

Norilsk train used to arrive at Leninsky prospect

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. From most remote villages, residents traveled to Norilsk by train. Therefore, in addition to the main railway station, which was located at the Norilsk-Sortirovochnaya station on Vokzalnaya street, far from residential areas, the railway was extended to the Octyabrskaya square station. Residents traveled from remote ...

First pioneer organization in Norilsk created in 1939

First pioneer organization in Norilsk created in 1939

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On April 27, 1947, the first village meeting took place. In the same year, in one of the first high buildings in the new part of Norilsk, Gorstroy, the House of Pioneers was opened in the basement. Due to the fact, the whole street ...

First sports club in Norilsk organized in 1935

First sports club in Norilsk organized in 1935

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Back on November 29, 1935, the head of Norilskstroy, Vladimir Matveyev, signed an order: “To introduce physical education and develop shooting sports, organize a branch of the Dynamo sports community”. Dynamo stadium, 1946Athletic parade, 1946Athletic parade, 1945Metallurg Stadium (formerly Dynamo), later renamed TrudEntrance to ...

Hantayskaya street built on camp department site

Hantayskaya street built on camp department site

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The houses of Hantayskaya street were built in Norilsk not long ago - in the early 1990s. However, despite this, it has an interesting four-part history. Severny village, 1977Severny village, 1975Severny settlementConstruction in Norilsk. Behind the background is the village of SevernyFormer settlement Severny, ...

First Norilsk streets were in Old Town

First Norilsk streets were in Old Town

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In November 1938, just three years after the Norilsk combine’s construction start, Avraamy Zavenyagin signed the order to name the first streets. The first buildings of the Norilsk settlement formed six city lines. View of Mount Schmidt from Zavodskaya Street, 19431944 yearBus ZiS-16 on Oktyabrskaya Street, ...

Scientists observe northern lights in Norilsk since 1963

Scientists observe northern lights in Norilsk since 1963

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The integrated magnetic ionospheric station, also known as the Polar Cosmophysical Test Site, is the most remote site of the Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Polar Cosmophysical Test Site The landfill was opened near Norilsk in 1963. ...

DITR was first cultural center of Norilsk

DITR was first cultural center of Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The building was erected at the very beginning of the Great Patriotic War, despite the fact that the temporary design instructions then strictly prescribed: “Exclude clubs, cinema and other cultural and social institutions from construction plans, and those started to suspend”. House of Engineering and ...