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Dramatic increase in Chinese tourists traveling to Russia

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After the weakening of the ruble, Chinese tour operators are facing a massive demand for tourist trips to Russia. It is expected that the peak of bookings will fall on the Chinese New Year.

The fall of the Russian currency makes Chinese travelers book tours to Russia even in winter, writes China Daily.
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Minus 50 Celsius again in Yakutia

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As reported in the Yakutsk Hydrometeorological management morning December 18, 2014 in more than thirty towns of the Republic of Sakha, including Yakutsk, the registered outdoor temperature is -45 degrees Celsius and below.

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Russian Geographical Society and National Broadcasting Company VGTRK presenting Expedition Project

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From December 1, Russia 1 TV channel will be showing unique break bumpers, depicting most amazing, beautiful and remote places of our country. The aim of the project is not just to show the variety of natural landscapes, but also to enable millions of Russians to get to know their country, to feel the vastness of its open spaces, to see all the richness of the living world.
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Sakha (Yakutia) delegation in Mongolia

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December 4 saw a meeting of the delegation from the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) headed by A. Artemyev, Minister of Agriculture and Food Policy of the republic, with Bayanzharal Tsongtgerel, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Industry of Mongolia.

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Yakutia started construction of perinatal center

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Yakutia has started the construction of a modern perinatal center for 130 beds, which will be put into operation in 2016. This has been announced by Alexander Gorokhov, Minister of Health of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia ).

According to him, the construction of the center has been funded for about 3 billion rubles. "The construction of a new perinatal center will reduce infant mortality and promote a radical improvement in the quality of medical care provided to children in the neonatal period," - said the Minister.
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Every fifth tourist visiting Yakutia by 2025 will come to see the Arctic

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The concept of the National Arctic Zone Atlas and the access to this remote part of Russia for tourists will increase the attractiveness of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) by the year 2025.

The tourist flow in the Russian Arctic zone can account up to 20% of the total inbound tourism of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) through the activities to improve the attractiveness of the Arctic and northern territories by 2025, says Olga Yarilova, Director of the Department of Tourism, Ministry of Culture Russian.
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Artur Chilingarov gets the republic's state award

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On November 27, the plenary session of the Conference brought together Egor Borisov, President of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia),and Artur Chilingarov, President of the Association of Polar Explorers, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic.
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