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The researchers found the northernmost artillery battery during the war

The scientific team of the expedition of the Northern fleet in the course of the analysis of satellite imagery found the locations of the Northern artillery during the great Patriotic war in the district of the Taimyr Peninsula, reported the press service of the fleet.

"Two groups of targets in the area of Taimyr Peninsula reliably identified as an artillery battery of the white sea flotilla Northern fleet. We are talking about batteries No. 264 on the Peninsula Mikhailov and No. 265 on the island Nansen", - stated in the message.

The head of the Agency commissioned to assess the damage from the fuel spill in Norilsk

The head of Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov was commissioned to conduct an expedition up the river Pyasina for the assessment of impacts from a spill of diesel fuel in Norilsk for the environment and water resources, told RIA Novosti press-service of Federal Agency for fishery.

The head of Department on 17 June held a meeting at which was presented information on the results of field surveys by specialists of the Federal Agency for fishery zones of ecological disaster in Norilsk. The survey was conducted from 11 to 14 June.

Likhachev said when you pass in the operation of nuclear-powered icebreaker "Arktika"

Russian head versatile atomic icebreaker "Arktika" is expected to be commissioned in the state Corporation "Rosatom" in the autumn of this year, said General Director of Rosatom Alexey Likhachev.

Deadlines for "Arctic" Rosatom were previously delayed - if it was originally scheduled for may-June of 2019, then it was decided to take the icebreaker in may 2020. "Arctic" can be commissioned Rosatom with the faulty propeller motor that has failed due to short circuit and which is planned to replace the dock Kronstadt naval plant (part of USC) in 2021, wrote in March this year, the newspaper "Kommersant" with reference to sources.

Forecasters explained the causes of hazardous weather phenomena in Russia

The collision of warm and cold air masses resulted in a series of hazardous weather phenomena in the European part of Russia, which were observed on Friday and Saturday, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.

According to him, after a few days heat began to receive cold air masses from the Kara sea and Novaya Zemlya.

In Norilsk petroleum products after the accident, was in a unique lake Pyasino

Oil products after a spill of diesel fuel for Norilsk CHP was in a unique lake Pyasino, said the Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory Alexander USS.

"Fuel and Pacino. This is a great lake, about 70 kilometers long. Of course, there are fish, a good biosphere. But here is how it will make the load impossible to predict. River to Bon Bon and after the lake was affected to a different extent. But nevertheless, fuel is already there. It is important now not to allow access to the Pyasina river, which goes North," said USS in an interview with local TV channel "Yenisei" and kgtrk Krasnoyarsk.

The fall of the shares of "Norilsk Nickel" – speculation, analysts say

The stock market may be too negatively assessed the value of the consequences of the oil spill, the CHP-3 in Norilsk for shares of MMC Norilsk Nickel, which is typical for securities of companies in environmental accidents. Speculators will begin to buy shares of "Norilsk Nickel" as soon as the normalization of the situation, according to respondents RIA Novosti analysts.

To 18.07 GMT the shares of "Norilsk Nickel" fall by 7.98% to 20 082 ruble and already fell 9.6 per cent to 19 738 of the ruble.

In Norilsk to deter use of diesel fuel marine booms

To contain diesel fuel in Norilsk, which spilled after the accident at TPP-3, used marine booms, damage not the Kara sea, told reporters the head of Rosprirodnadzor Svetlana Radionova.

One of the tanks storing diesel fuel at TPP-3 Norilsk may 29 was damaged, leakage of about 21 thousand cubic meters of fuel. As explained by the company "Norilsk Nickel", the main cause of the accident was warming in the permafrost, which resulted in the movement of the supports under the fuel tanks. On the territory of the Krasnoyarsk region introduced a state of emergency at the Federal level.