Murmansk Current Affairs, GK & News
Despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region, Russia has launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor – Akademik Lomonosov – across the Arctic. It was loaded with nuclear fuel from the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000km voyage to voyage to Pevek in northeastern Siberia. The reactor’s trip is expected to ..
Russia has launched first Arctic train service running from St. Petersburg station headed to Norway. The inaugural trial journey of first tourist train traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway will be a 11-day trip with 91 passengers aboard. Key Highlights Journey: The train is named ‘Zarengold’ (means ‘The Tsar’s gold’ in German). ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: Arctic region • Climate change • First Arctic Train Service • Global warming • Island of Spitsbergen • Kirkenes • Murmansk • Oslo • Russia • St. Petersburg station • Svalbard Archipelago • Zarengold Train
In Russia, the first tourist train service traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey on June 5. The tourists came from 7 countries including the US, Germany, Norway and Russia. The train, named Zarengold (“The Tsar’s gold” in ..