The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, took part in a plenary meeting of the Council of Governors of Russia and Japan, the press service of the head and government of the republic reported.
The Arctic Vector: Development Strategy Research-To-Practice Conference will take place on May 22 in Yakutsk, the press service of the Ministry for Arctic Development and Northern Peoples Affairs of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic reports.
North-Eastern Federal University opened a representative office in China on the basis of Harbin Institute of Technology. The official opening ceremony of the NEFU representative office was held on July 8 in Harbin, the press service of the university reports.
A new geographic discovery has been claimed in the Arctic as the expedition of the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet said on Thursday that it had discovered a new island and a new strait in an area that was previously believed to be a continuous land in Russia's Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic Ocean
The Northern Sustainable Development Forum – a permanent international expert platform, will be held September 24-28, 2019 under the auspices of the Northern Forum. The Northern Sustainable Development Forum will gather scientists and experts from seven Arctic countries, as well as from China, South Korea and Japan. Forum participants will discuss important problems of the modern Arctic and present international projects.
The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, proposed to relax visa regime requirements between Russia and Japan during a meeting of the Council of Governors of the two countries, held in Moscow.
On May 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which Abyisky, Verkhnekolymsky, Verkhoyansky, Zhigansky, Momsky, Oleneksky, Srednekolymsky and Eveno-Bytantaysky uluses became part of the Arctic zone.