Novaya Zemlya

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two islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia

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The photos showed that a blue "environmental shelter" -- under which the missiles are stored before launching -- at Nyonoksa and rails on which the structure is rolled back appear to be the same as those removed from Novaya Zemlya.
Novaya Zemlya, an archipelago of two islands between the Kara and Barents seas, is a good example of Moscow's new frontier that falls inside the polar bear habitat.
But it's impossible to rule out a repeat of the situation in the coming years."And as more humans come to Novaya Zemlya, the likelihood of human-bear conflict increases.
FMC wants to produce 2.5 million mt of ore at the Novaya Zemlya, process concentrates on site, and export them to the European Union.
"I have been in Novaya Zemlya since 1983, but there has never been so many polar bears in the vicinity," said Zhigansha Musin, a local administrative head, according to TASS, Russia's state news agency.
Alexander Minayev, the deputy head of Novaya Zemlya administration, said that between December and February, at least 52 polar bears were spotted near the settlement of Belushya Guba, a settlement in Novaya Zemlya district, some of which entered residential buildings and offices and attacked residents.
In July one of them had fired on the station at Malyye Karmakuly on the west coast of Novaya Zemlya. Then in August one of them attacked the station at Mys Zhelaniya [Cape Zhelaniye], at the northern tip of Novaya Zemlya.
include such islands as Novaya Zemlya, Kolguev, Vaigach and other
1961: The Soviet Union detonated the 50-megaton hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over Novaya Zemlya in the Russian Arctic: it remains the largest man-made blast in history.
Among prospective sites in that region is the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago, a former Soviet nuclear test range in the Arctic.
As defined by Russian law, the NSR includes the normally ice-covered coastal waters and marine routes within the country's exclusive economic zone from Novaya Zemlya in the west to the Bering Strait in the northern Pacific.
First Ore-Mining Company (a subsidiary of Rosatom) has proposed that Rosneft cooperate in creating infrastructure on the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic, stating that this might make it possible to reduce expenses, according to Kommersant.
The cotton of the canvas of a fake Fernand Leger, supposedly painted in 1913, carries "bomb peak" levels of carbon 14, the residue of postwar atmospheric nuclear testing--making it a picture of the skies over New Mexico and Novaya Zemlya in the 1950s that also happens to have a knockoff "Contraste de formes" on it.
In the final round of the day's competition, Nicholas correctly answered all three questions put to him, identifying the Belgian city often referred to as the capital of Europe (Brussels), the sea in the Arctic Ocean that separates the Taymyr Peninsula from the Novaya Zemlya archipelago (the Kara Sea), and the country in which the 15th-century whaling station on the Strait of Belle Isle was located.
Dovekies breed in dense colonies in Greenland, Norway (Jan Mayen, Svalbard), and Russia (Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya).