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Photo: A New Year Tree Made of Manure

A resident of the Neryuktyajinsk 1st settlement of the Olekminsky district put together a 3 meters high tree out of manure. He decorated the “New Year” tree and placed a star on top of it.

The unusual sculptor named Mikhail Bopposov attracts attention for making New Year symbols from manure. So far he has already made a snake, goats, monkeys and a rooster. The symbol of the next 2018 year is a dog.
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Ice Crossing in the Olenyoksky Ulus Is Officially Opened

On November 15th the ice crossing of municipal significance “Olenyok-Kharylakh” which allows carrying up to 5 tons of weight over the Olenyok river was officially opened in the Olenyoksky district.

Vladimir Putin: It is necessary to ensure the study of native languages, including Yakut

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"We do not have the issue of inter-ethnic relations. Our goal is to create equal conditions for all children for life and education. If people know their national language, but will lag behind in Russian - this would be bad for children living in the Republic of Tatarstan. But precisely it is necessary to ensure the study of native languages, not only of Tatar, but also of Mari, Chechen, and Yakut. This is our pride, our wealth," said Vladimir Putin.

Head of Yakutia signs an agreement on cooperation with Analytical Center under Government of Russia

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DECEMBER 13, the Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Egor Borisov met with the Head of the Analytical Center under the Government of the Russian Federation, Konstantin Noskov, in Moscow. The parties discussed promising areas of cooperation, and also signed an agreement on cooperation between the government of the republic and this organization.

Working Group on Climate Change created within the Northern Forum

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The group includes experts from Russia, Finland, Iceland and the United States.