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Former Deputy head of the Anadyr will be tried on charges of damage to the budget

The former Deputy head of the administration of the Anadyr will stand trial on charges of abuse of power, in which the city budget suffered damage at 85.6 million rubles, the Prosecutor of Chukotka.

The former official was charged under part 3 of article 285 (abuse of official powers) and part 2 of article 292 of the RF criminal code (forgery). According to militiamen, in 2017, the defendant, occupying the post of first Deputy head of administration of the Anadyr, controlled improvement of house adjoining territories by the contractor. The company was going to reduce the amount of work scheduled, promising to perform other, not stipulated by the work contract without documenting.

In Chukotka canadian Kinross Gold will begin the exploration of gold deposits

The canadian company Kinross Gold will begin development of a new gold Deposit in the Chukotka region, said in his Instagram account the region's Governor Roman Kopin.

"Kinrossrussia will continue to work in Chukotka. The company will develop a new field Qianmian. Kinross Gold is present in the region for almost 15 years - an example of a socially responsible company that cares about the environment and traditions of the indigenous peoples of the area. Glad to continue cooperation," wrote Kopin.

The situation with large-scale forest fires in Chukotka stabiliziruemost

The situation with forest fires in Chukotka, and saw thousands of hectares of natural areas, stabiliziruemost, in the same area lifted the state of emergency, according to a Instagram account of the region's Governor Roman Kopin.

Earlier Avialesookhrana sent 50 employees to Chukotka to fight fires. Emergency mode was introduced in the Anadyr and Bilibino regions. As of 1 July, in the region extinguished the fire on 32 thousand hectares. They are difficult to access.

Scientist assess the risk to infrastructure in the North from melting permafrost

Climate warming and the melting of permafrost can affect the state of the infrastructure of the Northern territories of the Russian Federation, but the level of monitoring and construction will allow us to respond to these developments, told RIA Novosti senior researcher at the North-Eastern scientific-experimental station in the village of Chersky Pacific Institute of geography Feb RAS Sergey Davydov.

According to him, sometimes there is an increase in pratice 2 cm a year in the permafrost in the summer, depending on the landscape thaws small thickness of the soil, and if this thickness does not exceed meters, now it has more. The scientists also noted the increase of humidity, increase in the number of forest fires in the North. The thickness of the ice decreased, the amount of snow increases, and, consequently, the soil is not so much vyholazhivaetsya winter. In the permafrost, thermokarst lakes are formed.

June 2020 in Russia was one of the warmest on record

June of this year ranked third among the most warm first summer months in Russia for all history of meteorological observations, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.

The weather forecaster said that in the Russian regions the temperature anomalies were distributed unevenly.

In the Northern Russian city began the reconstruction of the runway

The Serbian company started reconstruction of the runway of the airport of Pevek in Chukotka – the most North city of Russia, said in his Instagram the Governor Roman Kopin.

Earlier it was reported that the beginning of reconstruction of runway of the airport of Pevek is postponed from 1 may due to the coronavirus.

The far East has finished voting on amendments to the Constitution

For voting on amendments to the Constitution in the evening of July 1, closed in all regions of the Far East and the Irkutsk region.

Earlier, at 11.00 GMT, the polls closed on the Kamchatka and Chukotka. The turnout for the evening, there was 42.5% and 74,11%, respectively.

Kamchatka and Chukotka made up voting on amendments to the Constitution

For voting on amendments to the Constitution in the evening of July 1, closed on Chukotka and Kamchatka.

A vote on the amendments in the Constitution ended in Kamchatka - 20:00 local time (11:00 GMT) polling stations closed their doors for voters. As of 18.00 on the Kamchatka time (09.00 GMT), the turnout in the region was 42.5% or 102 thousand 572 people.

Three villages in Chukotka showed a turnout of 100% for voting on amendments

Residents of three villages of Chukotka showed a 100% turnout to vote on amendments to the Constitution, according to the government of the region.

According to the electoral Commission of the County, violations, or complaints from observers and participants of the voting were reported.

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