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  • General Director of ALROSA donates an annual award for social projects in Yakutia

    Sergey Ivanov, head of ALROSA, donated a substantial part of his annual prize to the Trust Fund for Future Generations of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). These funds, according to his wishes, will be mainly spent on updating the so-called “heavy,” high-tech medical equipment in the Mirny Central District Hospital, as well as a number of other charity and social projects in the Vilyui group of uluses.

  • Ivan Ustinov: “Track and field is a cyclical sport”

    ‘...it is important not to be late for training session. It indicates your attitude towards training and life...’ educates his athletes Ivan Ustinov, track and field coach of ALROSA CSC.

  • Labor dynasty: Two generations of the Kuzishin family keep the traditions of ALROSA

    Dynasties inspire respect. Such families are distinguished by tradition, a responsible attitude to work - these features are typical for those who from generation to generation remain loyal to the profession. Especially there are a lot of dynasties at large industrial enterprises. ALROSA values the family dynasties that work for the Company. This helps to retain highly qualified personnel and ensure a constant influx of specialists.

  • Land to be restored not worse than a diamond to be polished

    ALROSA pays great attention to the aspects of a comfortable human environment in diamond mining, the Company tries not only to eliminate dust origin, but also to improve the aesthetic component in the areas of its operations. One of such works is land reclamation.

  • Mirny Regional Technical College - talent pool of ALROSA

    Successful implementation of industrial projects depends largely on the quality of manning

  • Mirny Sings of Peace: Art Impulse

    Creativity, emotions, triumph, drive - this will be the memory of the 19th Youth Festival 'Mirny Sings of Peace.' For seven days, Mirny became the center where young brilliant talents concentrated, and on May 1 the festival participants performed a separate show in a city concert.

  • Navigation begins at Lensk River Port

    ALROSA-LENA opened the navigation period at the Lensk river port. In total, for the navigation in 2019, which will last 160 days, the port plans to accept a total of 289.8 thousand tons of cargo, including 112 thousand tons of petroleum products.

  • New year, new job

    Mirny held a job fair with the support of ALROSA. The event had several areas of focus: employment in various companies, training courses exhibition and advice on employment assistance.

  • PwC research shows ALROSA is the industry leader in social investments

    According to the research of sustainable development indicators conducted by PwC, Public Joint Stock Company ALROSA is the leader in the diamond mining industry in terms of investing in social programs.

  • Reindeer: saving the national treasure

    Russia is home to the largest number of reindeer in the world, but soon it may decrease considerably. Why are environmentalists so concerned? If there is no deer, there is no Dolgans, Evenks and other peoples. Indigenous and small-numbered peoples of the North make one with the environment because of their lifestyle. The loss of this element will destroy the traditional lifestyle of many indigenous and small-numbered peoples of the North, which has developed for centuries in the North of Yakutia.

  • ROSGEO and ALROSA sign a cooperation agreement

    Rosgeologia and ALROSA have concluded a cooperation agreement. The document was signed today on the margins of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum by the General Director - Chairman of the Management Board of PJSC ALROSA Sergey Ivanov and the General Director - Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Rosgeologia Sergey Gorkov.

  • Russian banks start granting loans to ALROSA’s foreign clients for the purchase of rough diamonds

    Moscow, January 30, 2020 – International diamond manufacturer Dali Diamond, one of ALROSA’s long-term clients, signed a loan agreement with EXIMBANK OF RUSSIA (part of the Russian Export Center Group) for the financing of rough diamond purchases from ALROSA. Dali Diamond successfully started to use the loan funds during the January trading session of ALROSA.

  • Salt of the earth: The Komarovs

    Such people are called the "salt of the earth" who build our future. They quietly, peacefully and modestly devote themselves to work throughout their lives. Yuri Komarov is a man of Soviet-style with the Soviet attitude to work. He can be called not only the veteran of ALROSA, but of the whole diamond mining industry. It is such people, ordinary workers, make the industry of the country.

  • The house where art lives

    Children's Art School in Khandyga village of Tompon district celebrated its 55th anniversary. The institution was opened in 1964. Today the school is one of the social and cultural centers of the village. Its students make us happy with their achievements – every year the number of various creative and musical events winners is growing

  • Usun-Kyuel comes to life thanks to ALROSA

    In the village of Usun-Kyuel, Ust-Aldan district, the Argys (Sputnik) Leisure Center was built thanks to donations from ALROSA to the Future Generations Fund of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Since 2010, residents of the village began to actively bring up an issue of the need for a new community club building at various levels. And in April 2017, thanks to the Future Generations Fund and the ALROSA Company, which allocated more than 32 million rubles, construction has begun.

  • What do ALROSA dividends do for Yakutia?

    ALROSA is completing the payment of dividends to shareholders for 2018. The total amount of dividends paid in 2018 was the largest in the history of ALROSA. So, the Company’s payments to the republic turned out to be the most significant.

  • World champions at CHEER Festival in Udachny, Aikhal and Mirny

    Within the framework of the CHEER Festival, organized by ALROSA, the Federation of Wrestling of Russia conducts master classes in four cities of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). The festival has already ended in Udachny, Aikhal and Mirny, and there are master classes ahead in Yakutsk. Some details of the festival in Udachny are reviewed on wrestrus.ru.

  • Yes to football: 9 months of ALROSA CSC

    2019 was a year full of football events for young football players of the ALROSA Cultural and Sports Complex and their coaches. Without doubt, the main event was the victory in Futsal Championship of Russia in Spassk-Dalny among athletes born in 2002 (in Far East).

    Futsal Championship of Russia is one of the most important competitions in the Far East. Before that, the battles of amateur teams were held in Ussuriysk for several years. This time it was Spassk-Dalny that became the center of attraction for the best teams from all over the region. Five champion teams participated in the competition. These are the winners of the Primorsky Territory, ALROSA team, the Jewish Autonomous Area and the Khabarovsk Territory champions and the hosts of the championship – Spassk-Dalny team. Mirny team played four official games, won three and finished one in a draw. They scored 19 goals and missed 7. However, that did not affect the final results – ALROSA CSC team won the champonship and the right to represent the entire Far East in the final which will be held in March 2020 in Nizhny Novgorod.

    Also, the ALROSA team won some Republican competitions. Young football players took part in the Cup and the Championship of Yakutia in futsal. At the same time, four members of the club qualified for the Children of Asia ISG: Sergey Efimov, Danil Karimov, Denis Kaiser and Vladislav Belomestnov. The honored coach of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and High Achiever of Physical Culture of the Russian Federation Andrey Kulagin trains the future football stars. He says that ALROSA CSC students made a real sporting feat and a wonderful gift to Mirny residents by winning in the Championship of Russia.

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    Andrey Kulagin: “We needed lasting success”

    "We were not chasing fast results. We needed lasting success. And now we got the result we wanted. This was our first victory at such high level. I think that all CSC students will lead from this result, and they will also try to make our city and our Republic famous. The kids did a good job and we always felt the support of the Cultural and Sports Complex. As a coach, I want to note that ALROSA supports the development of children's sports and trips to competitions outside the district and Yakutia. Even our youngest football players, boys born in 2008, traveled to competitions twice this year: the all-Russian tournament in Kazan and the Republican competition in Yakutsk. This is not only an experience for them, but also motivation," says Andrey Kulagin.

    We can say that 2019 can be a starting and a turning point in the development of children's football in Mirny district. Step by step, CSC is moving confidently in the chosen direction. Children's, corporate and mass football have developed in football club. The age category has expanded in children groups – it is from 5 to 17 years now.

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    As a team sport, football develops camaraderie and team spirit.

    It is very important for the development of personal qualities, such as teamwork skills, commitment and responsibility. Just a couple of hours a week spent playing football can significantly improve your health. CSC has serious plans to create a school and pre-school football league and a goalkeeping school.

    Motrena Skryabina: “We are proud of our students”

    "We raise future champions here. We have all the conditions for that: modernly equipped sports complexes and stadiums. Accessible sport inspires people to play sports and gives an opportunity to get new skills and emotions. Mass events increase the number of people who play sports systematically. Our main goal is to develop and promote football. We have a wide range of sports festivals. For example, the CHEER festival. For several days, both children and adults attend famous athletes’ free master classes. We invite famous coaches to give open lessons. It is gratifying that the veteran’s football has also received support. We annually hold tournament in memory of Sergey Kudrin, the captain of Almaz team, for veteran teams. Internal corporate competitions also play an important role in the development of mass sports. We are proud of our students,"says Motrena Skryabina, the head of ALROSA CSC.

    The main results of 2019 football season will be summed up at the traditional gala night which will be held in December in Mirny. Now we can talk about the best players of ALROSA CSC football club.

    Syimyk Sulaimanov: “Best forward”

    Syimyk is only 17 years old, but the he is ready for adult football. He scored many important goals and passes. Syimyk is the “powerhouse” of the team. He is 2018 and 2019 best player of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), multiple champion of Yakutia, champion of the Far East and winner of the Cups of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

    Pavel Stepanov: “Best shooter”

    Pavel is 16 years old. He plays on prong of attack and has a great scoring flair. He scored more than 30 goals during the season. He is the “dagger” of the team. He is 2016 and 2018 best shooter of Yakutia, multiple champion of Yakutia, champion of the Far East and winner of the Cups of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

    Alexey Suraev: “Best defender”

    The team captain is 16 years old. He is a well-rounded and powerful defender with an outstanding technique. He has a strong shot and an excellent pass. He has a good vision of the field. Alexey is the “brain” of the team. He is 2017 and 2019 best defender of Yakutia, 2016 and 2018 best player of Yakutia, multiple champion of Yakutia, champion of the Far East and winner of the Cups of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

    Sergey Berdnikov: “Best goalkeeper”

    A good goalkeeper makes half of the team. To become one, you need to work very hard, though. Sergey is 16 years old. He has been playing football since he was 8. He is 2018 and 2019 best goalkeeper of Yakutia, multiple champion of Yakutia, champion of the Far East and winner of the Cups of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

    Maxim Ivanov: “Best football player”

    Maxim is 17 years old. He is considered to be one of the most stable and mobile players. Maxim played for his team for the first time at the age of 12. In 2018-2019, he participated in 60 events. Over the past 5 years, he has not missed a single competition. He is in the main team. He plays smoothly and reliably. His goals and passes brought victory to the Mirny team repeatedly. Maxim is the “wall” and “core player” of the team. He is a multiple champion of Yakutia, champion of the Far East and winner of the Cups of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

    There are new games, new tournaments and new leagues ahead. The coaches hope that Mirny district will be represented well and will show bright and spectacular football. Young players, in turn, thank ALROSA for financial support and developing football and sports in Mirny district.

    Yes to football: that is the result of this season. There is a growing generation of passionate football players who are ready to train day and night. Today, 500 children play football in the Mirny district. Only in Mirny there are about 300 of them. ALROSA is ready to support young players. Therefore, they will succeed.

    Photos by Grigory Iftody

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