Novaya Zemlya


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Synonyms for Novaya Zemlya

two islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia

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The day before, the servicemen of the Arctic Motorized Rifle Brigade of the Northern Fleet, who had participated in the counter-terrorist exercise at the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, loaded the military hardware on the major landing ships Georgy Pobedonosets and Kondopoga.
The Dutch expedition to Novaya Zemlya in 1596 counted only 2 scurvy victims among 17 crew members.
The liquids would be exported to Western markets by tankers from a terminal at Novaya Zemlya and to the Far East by submarine tankers.
Three, within five years, the Northern Sea Route (shipping lanes running along the coast of the Russian Arctic from Novaya Zemlya in the west to the Bering Strait in the east) will be open to non ice-strength vessels for at least two months each summer.
He built four stations, one near the northern tip of Sweden, the others at the islands of Iceland, Spitsbergen, and Novaya Zemlya, and maintained crews at them during the arctic winter.
Speaking to reporters after visiting a nuclear test site in the Arctic archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, Ivanov said Russia ''will continue experiments that do not involve nuclear explosions.
As a 30-year-old international group, Greenpeace has dealt with intense security before, conducting actions in places such as Lebanon, China's Tiananmen Square and the former Soviet nuclear test site at Novaya Zemlya.
Gotland Island (Sweden); Saaremaa Island (Estonia); western Latvia; the northern Timan, Novaya Zemlya and Severnaya Zemlya, the Central Urals (Russia); middle Ludlow, Upper Silurian.
27 on Novaya Zemlya Island in northeastern Russia, the Press Service of the Ministry for Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation said Friday.
We've had examples of detecting signals on Novaya Zemlya that we think are on the order of 10 to 25 tons," says Alewine, referring to events in northern Russia that were determined to be either earthquakes or explosions used in mining and other industry.
One battle scar is the 12 nuclear submarine reactors that have been sunk near Novaya Zemlya in the arctic, sooner or later to leak into the world's waters.
The alleged dumping in northern Russian waters is at shallow depths (20-100 metres) and relatively close to the shores of the island of Novaya Zemlya.
28 to Sunday on Novaya Zemlya island in northern Russia, the Atomic Energy Ministry said Monday.