Yamal is the land of reindeer herders, the land of original residence of Komi-Zyryan, Nenets, Khanty, Selkoup, Mansi peoples and other ethnic minorities, IA «Sever-Press» reports.
The project of National children's library of the Komi Republic of S. Ya. Marshak "The native nature" benefited a grant of Society of Mathias Kastren. As news agency Komiinform with reference to the press service of library reports, 2000 euros are allocated for issuing of the almanac of children's literary creativity on the Komi language.
Eva Biaudet, Finland’s Non Discrimination Ombudsman says to BarentsObserver the rejection of the ratification of ILO Convention No. 169 was a step backwards for the political efforts to strengthen Sami rights.
Russians had won the overall count of the World Cup of masters in skiing race in Komi. According to the results of the World Cup of masters in skiing race which finished on the 20th of March on a republican ski complex named after Raisa Smetanina, Russian national team got the victory in the overall medal count.
The Oil Company “Lukoil” continues the prospecting works in the Denisovsk hollow in the Timano-Pechorsk oil and gas province. According to the company, it will be declared opening of a large-scale oilfield in this area soon. In total the enterprise put 4 oilfields into operation in Timano-Pechora in 2014. It is planned to enter 25 oilfields and to increase production by 27% in 2015-2019.
Vice-chairman of the Hungarian Christian Democratic Alliance party in Slovakia Miklos Krivansky on the situation of national minorities in the homeland and in Russia.
In 2015 the social and economic partnership of one of the largest enterprises of Komi and administration of the area will proceed. The wood, agriculture, tourism and housing are in priorities.
The first agreement was imprisoned between “Mondi SFIC” and the Syktyvdinsk area in 2009. At that time the contract for the sum of 2,5 million rubles concerned granting equipment for regional hospital.
Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of the Federation Council, considers that new department shouldn't turn "actually into body for affairs of ethnic minorities", reports RIA-News.
"The Russian people are 80% of the population of Russia, it has language, cultural, demographic, social problems too and the state has to be engaged also attentively, actively and with interest as deals with the same problems of other people of Russia" — Matviyenko claims.
Russia has experience in national policies, which can be very useful for countries surrounding Hungary. Such an opinion in an interview with the media centre FINUGOR expressed the vice chairman of the Hungarian Christian Democratic Alliance Micloś Krivansky (Slovakia).
Agricultural producers of the republic together with deputies of the State Council and the Ministry of Agriculture of the region discussed on the 18th of March what it is necessary to make in new economic conditions not to "fail" in the 1990th years.
Exit day of the deputy on state support of production of local agricultural producers passed on the basis of JSC “Prigorodny”, and the discussion of difficult questions took place within excursion on new and old objects of the enterprise.
"No language, no people" such is the main idea of each report presented at a meeting of Association of the Finno-Ugrian people of Russia in Salekhard, MariUver approves.
Finno-Ugrian language group in Russia today on the verge of disappearance, are forgotten Vepsian, Khanty, Komi, Karelian, Ingrian languages. Loss of language inevitably conducts to assimilation of small ethnos with big and inevitable loss of identity and culture of the small people.
Anti-Mining Coalition determines KDR exploration activities to be illegal, and declares strong opposition to any and all mining exploration in Ohcejohka, Sápmi
Mother Tongue Day, which marks the birthday of Kristjan Jaak Peterson on March 14, one of the founding fathers of Estonian poetic tradition, was first recognized as a national holiday in 1999, ERR News reports. It is now celebrated not only in Estonia but in many Estonian Houses, schools and universities all around the world.
In the run-up to the "gold" anniversary of the Komi the poet Nina Obrezkova published the book "Kopkö Loktan Gortad" ("Someday you will come back home") which it is provided in translations into fourteen languages, informtion Centre "Finnougriya" reports.
On March 21, the competition for the title of (Setomaa, Estonia) by representatives of MAFUN – Youth Association of Finno-Ugric Peoples. Geographic focus of this year’s competition will be on Russia’s North as well as the Hungarian-speaking world. Winner of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2016 competition will be announced on July 31 in Tartu during the Congress of MAFUN.