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  • Bridge over the Lena enters the development plan of the Far East

    The deputy minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, Alexander Krutikov, announced this on June 17 at a meeting of the Public Council of the Ministry for Development of Russian Far East in the Public Chamber of Russia.

  • Ice drift in Yakutsk

    In Yakutsk, there are some ice movements on the river

  • Investors’ proposals for the Lena bridge to come up in December

    Potential investors will come up with proposals for the construction of a highway bridge across the Lena River in Yakutia in early December. The regional authorities plan to consider them within a month and a half, the head of the republic Aisen Nikolaev informed TASS.

  • 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.

  • Putin: The time is ripe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has actually approved the project for the construction of a highway bridge across the Lena River in the area of Yakutsk. He wrote a brief instruction on the letter in which the head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, asked to provide funds for the project in the budget: "The situation has matured for implementation." There, the president instructed the government to make a proposal, Kommersant reports citing its own sources.

  • Rivers wake in Yakutia

    The situation with ice drift on the Lena and Vilyui rivers is calm for now. The Aldan does not cause concern in this regard, but the situation looks difficult on the Kolyma River.

  • Vladimir Putin approves Russia’s next mega infrastructure project, a $1.3bn bridge across river Lena

    The current budget for the Lena bridge (shown here on artistic impressions) is 83 billion roubles or $1.3 billion

  • Yakut Cities On Permafrost

    Yakutsk is the only large city in the world located on the territory of permafrost. Do some digging - and there is ice. On the one hand, it is convenient, the refrigerator is not needed. Dug out the cellar and store products there. Houses here are built on piles - so that the permafrost does not melt from their heat. That is how they most often write about Yakutsk. However, the capital of the republic is not the only city in the region, built on the permafrost...

  • Yakutia receives fuel for northern settlements within summer navigation

    Usually, navigation on the Arctic rivers begins in mid-July and continues to September

  • Yakutia’s remote villages to receive 3 million tonnes of cargo during summer navigation

    During summer navigations, Yakutia’s northern villages receive food products, coal, oil products and other essentials