A passenger vessel “Braemar” arrived at the Murmansk

A large passenger vessel “Braemar”, arrived at the Murmansk sea station today early this morning. This is the first cruise liner that went to the port of Murmansk this year. There are approximately 1,000 people: 300 crew members and 700 passengers. Most of them are English. Their sea cruise began in the south of Great […]

Program for the celebration Day of Youth

June 24 in the central square of Murmansk Five Corners will be a national celebration, dedicated to the Day of Youth. From 11.00 on the Leningradskaya street from the intersection with the street of Trade Unions up to Vorovskogo Street various sports and entertainment grounds will work: – from 11.00 to 17.00 – streetball; – […]

Archaeologists specified the age of petroglyphs on the Kola Peninsula

Employees of the Kola archeological expedition of the Institute of the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences confirmed the age of the rock paintings at Kanozero – they are really 6000 years old. In the course of the work, the archaeological expedition discovered the tools that these drawings were made of. […]

495 anniversary of the founding of Teriberka

A group of tourists from Australia, Canada and Ireland visited the attractions of the village of Teribka and even took part in a concert of local amateur performances dedicated to the 495th anniversary of the founding of Teriberka and coincided with the Day of Russia.  

The first Foucault pendulum in Russia, beyond the Arctic Circle

The Foucault pendulum is an instrument that demonstrates the daily rotation of the Earth: due to the length of the string on which the pendulum is suspended, during the day it fluctuates according to the daily changes in the rotation of the planet and draws the corresponding pattern (either on sand under the pendulum or […]

Monument to Nikolai Chudotvorets

In Murmansk, a monument to Nikolai Chudotvorets was erected, the solemn opening was timed to the day of the fisherman. Nicholas the Wonderworker, is considered the patron saint of seafarers and travelers. The idea of installing a monument in Murmansk belongs to the famous traveler Fedor Konyukhov. The sculpture is a bronze monument six meters […]

The Day of Russia

On June 12, our country marks an important state holiday – the Day of Russia, or the Day of adoption of the Declaration on the State Sovereignty of Russia, as it was called this holiday until 2002. This is one of the most “young” public holidays in the country. Today the Day of Russia increasingly […]