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Cost of diamond mining in Yakutia to go 15 percent up

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The cost of diamond mining in Yakutia this year is expected to increase by 15 percent. Geologists are studying a new kimberlite field (kimberlite - diamondiferous rocks) near Yakutsk, in Ust-Aldan region of the republic, with promising anomalies.
  • Category: Economy

Apple is the best seller of smartphones in Russia

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By the end of 2014, for the first time, the American company Apple surpassed the Korean Samsung, becoming the leader on the Russian market of smartphones in monetary terms, writes the Kommersant newspaper.

The turnover of Apple from smartphone sales in Russia in 2014 amounted to 67 billion rubles, increasing the American company's market share to 30%.
  • Category: Society

Prince Albert II of Monaco supports young herders of the North

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Within the framework of the “Arctic Frontiers” international conference in Tromsø (Norway) on January 19 the University of the Arctic has presented the EALLIN program for the Prince of Monaco Albert II.The project is implemented by the “World Reindeer Herders” association and supported by the head of the princely house.
  • Category: Society

Vladimir Putin presented husky puppy to 4-year-old girl from Vilyuysk

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To get a New Year gift, parents with children write letters not only to Santa Claus, but also to the President of the Russian Federation.So did the inhabitants of the city of Vilyuysk Vasily and Inna Pakhomovs. On December 29, they wrote a letter to the Russian president with a request to present a puppy Husky.
  • Category: Society