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  • 15-volume Explanatory Dictionary of the Yakut language published in Yakutia

    The head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, expressed his gratitude to the team of the Institute for Humanitarian Research and Indigenous Peoples of the North for completing the fundamental scientific work in 2018 on publishing the 'Explanatory Dictionary of the Yakut Language' in 15 volumes, consisting of 80 thousand words. The Explanatory Dictionary was edited by Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the RS (Y), Professor Pyotr Sleptsov.

  • A strategic session on Arctic regions held in Yakutsk

    Nomadic doctor and small deposits - what should be developed in the Yakut Arctic and how? All this was discussed during the strategic session in Yakutsk, in which representatives of municipalities and government entities took part. The results of the session, during which they identified promising key points of the development of the Arctic, were assessed by the head of the region, Aisen Nikolaev.

  • ALROSA cooperates with FADN of Russia to protect indigenous people

    Moscow, July 29, 2019 - ALROSA and the Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs (FADN of Russia) signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of preserving the traditional lifestyle of the indigenous minorities of the Russian North, Siberia and the Far East. The signatures were put by Igor Barinov, the head of the FADN of Russia, and Sergey Ivanov, CEO of ALROSA.

  • ALROSA Environmental Center - 2nd stage of the Language of Ancestors Competition

    The village of Verkhnevilyuisk hosted the 2nd stage of the Language of Ancestors children's contest, founded by ALROSA. The competition is dedicated to the celebration of the International Year of Indigenous Languages in 2019 in the Russian Federation, proclaimed by the United Nations.

  • Indigenous Languages Fest Forum: On folklore traditions

    The main purpose of the Heirs to Traditions International Children and Youth Fest Forum of Indigenous Languages held in Yakutsk is the revival of the principles of ethno-pedagogy, preservation of indigenous languages and cultures.

  • Indigenous Rights Commissioner of Yakutia gets to work

    The Ombudsman was introduced to Central Office of the Government by Gavril Kirillin, Minister for External Relations and Peoples Affairs of the Republic, the press service of the head and government of the republic reports.

  • Professor of Moscow State University: Yakutia is highly multi-ethnic

    Every year, federal districts hold seminars on the implementation of national policies in the regions. This time, representatives of the entities of the Far Eastern Federal District arrived in Yakutia, and, as it turned out, the republic was not chosen by chance as a platform.

  • The Northern Forum: Representatives of Denmark, Iceland, Canada and other Arctic countries will come to Yakutsk

    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 Washington Post correspondent visited Kolyma in Yakutia

    The head of the Moscow bureau of the Washington Post newspaper, Anton Troianovski, visited Upper Kolyma. The journalist and traveler comes to Yakutia for the second time. According to the correspondent of the Kolyma News newspaper, Aitalina Yakovleva, the main purpose of the trip for the journalist is climate change.