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Cave drawings found near Yakutsk

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For the first time in the history of Yakutia, scribes of ancient people were found in the Tuymaada Valley near Yakutsk. Scientists suggest that the drawings were painted with ocher 1-2 thousand years ago BC.

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ALROSA will install water treatment facilities in 16 areas of Suntar ulus

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ALROSA is finishing the initial data collection necessary for ordering and installing sewage treatment plants in the Suntarsky district. The company received data on the population size of all settlements in the district, river water samples analysis results collected in February, May and June of this year, as well as certificates of energy capacity for the installation of wastewater treatment plants.

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Kimberley Process visits Russia with a review

Moscow, August 30, 2018 – The Kimberley Process (KP) delegation conducted a review visit to Russia on August 25-30 to check the system of mining, accounting, implementation and control of operations with rough diamonds, and to assess their compliance with the minimum requirements of the KP Certification Scheme.
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ALROSA Q2 and 6M 2018 IFRS results

Moscow, 24 August 2018 – ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, announces an increase in its EBITDA by 10% y-o-y in Q2 2018 and by 22% in 6M 2018.

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Yakutia will invest in education

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New approaches to education will allow Yakutia to become the leader of changes in the country. This was stated by the interim head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, during the August meeting of educators taking place in Yakutsk. The topic of the meeting is new approaches to education in the republic.
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