Another eight sinkholes have been discovered near the giant Bovanenkovo gas field in the Yamal Peninsula, BarentsObserver.com reports.
Hungary "cannot afford not to talk to Russia" about ensuring gas supplies, the Hungarian foreign minister said Thursday.
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told The Associated Press that because of the cancellation of two natural gas pipeline projects, Nabucco and South Stream, "the only way to ensure energy security in Hungary is to negotiate with the Russians."
In February of the current year in Usinsk, the President of JSC "Lukoil" Vagit Alekperov and the Governor of the Komi Republic Vyacheslav Gayzer signed the Cooperation agreement between the Oil Company and the Republic till 2019, and also the Protocol No. 1 to it for 2015.
The 2015 World Press Freedom Index by the international organization Reporters Without Borders highlights the worldwide deterioration in freedom of information in 2014, Yle News. Top of the list on the freedom index is Finland, which has been in first place for five years in succession, followed by Norway and Denmark.
In Yamal the sacred places "Kan-to" and "Toyay-schu pulnyana" will be included into the register of objects of cultural heritage of regional significance, IA «Sever-Press» reports. From Nenets language "Kan-to" is translated as "the lake is the God's gift" and "Toyay-schu pulnyana" means "the breath of the heavenly lake". The sacred places are situated in the locality of Lake Numto of Nadym district.
On February, 11 Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen had a meeting with the delegation of North Karelia region, Finland.
The number of Ukrainian Hungarians crossing over the border and seeking help from the Hungarian Maltese Charity has been increasing in recent days,portal Politics.hu reports. The charity offers temporary accommodation to them in their facilities and sometimes in offices to make sure that nobody spends the night in the street, its director said.
In the village Novikbozh of Usinsk region of Komi fight-reindeer breeders monument is planned to be fix up. It was said by press-cutting service of the municipal union urban district "Usinsk" administration.
An authorized on human rights in Komi could organize negotiations with local community and oil industry workers in Izhemsky District. The regional ombudsman Nadezhda Bykovskaya came forward as an intermediary in the organization of the dialog that concerned questions of seismic exploring close to the Krasnobor village in the Izhemsky District that is happened on demand the company "Lukoil-Komi".
A woman-writer of Yamal Anna Nerkagi became a candidate for receiving of the Nobel Prize on literature for "mythologism of prose and passionate defense of cultural identity of the northern ethnic minority".