Turnout in Regional Parliament Elections (2011-2015)

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  • 01/22/2016
    Arina Ulyanova, Murmansk State Humanities University
    In the summer of 2015, Murmansk Oblast registered large outbreaks of a deadly epidemic among river salmon in the region. At the end of the year, regional fishermen faced another concern: new cases of fish disease had reportedly been found in one of the rivers of the Kola Peninsula.  This time a would-be illness has spread among vendace. Photos of...
  • 12/02/2015
    Atle Staalesen, The Independent Barents Observer
    Speaking in a recent conference, Minister Aleksandr Novak confirmed that the Russian government is ready to invest $53 billion in renewable energy generation by year 2035. According to the minister, a set of measures aimed at boosting the role of green energy are in the pipeline, the Independent Barents Observer reports with reference to Vedomosti...