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Traditional Veps festival 'Elon pu' held in Vidla

The Veps cultural festival was held on 8 June. The festival has been held since 1987.

12.07.2024

Putin and Lukashenko called Pyak family

From time to time, strange news comes from the Finno-Ugric regions of the Russian Federation, one of which is undoubtedly the phone call between the Russian and Belarusian presidents to the Pyak family of Nenets reindeer herders.

21.04.2024

Veps-language tours have become popular in Karelia

At the Media Centre for Karelian, Finnish and Vepsian Resources in the Republic of Karelia, it was reported that tours in Veps are becoming increasingly popular.

04.04.2024

Young indigenous families supported by chum capital

The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is the only part of the Russian Federation where support is provided to young indigenous families for the construction of shelters.

31.03.2024

Children's animation in Nenets

The Russian children's animation series Be-be-bears ('Mi-mi-mishki' in Russian) will have several episodes translated into Nenets.

08.03.2024

Sacred natural sites designated in Yamalia

In the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, signs describing sacred sites may appear. The idea was announced at a meeting of the Council of Indigenous Minorities of the North in Salekhard.

05.03.2024

Karelian Electoral Commission refuses to use Karelian and Veps languages

On the eve of the presidential elections in the Russian Federation on 19 March, the initiative group 'Karelian language to be given official status' wrote an open letter to the local electoral commission proposing that the ballot papers be in Karelian and Veps.

15.02.2024

Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrugs 93 years

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug celebrated their 93rd birthdays on 10 December.

12.12.2023

Free Nenets language course at the University of Helsinki!

An online course on Nenets languages in English will start at 15:00 on 6 September at the University of Helsinki. Anyone is welcome to attend, …

06.09.2023

Polar bear attacked reindeer herder family in Yamal

A polar bear attacked a family of reindeer herders in the remote inland tradin post of Ust-Juribey, Yamal-Nenets autonomous region, Yamal Media reported.

04.08.2023

An Enets language learning app released in Kursk

Students of "Quantorium", Georgy Sergeev, Artyom Sevryukov and Victoria Demchenko created an application "Enchuu" for learning the Enets language.

31.07.2023

Estonian Language Board presented proposals regarding Seto, Võro

In May, the Estonian Language Board suggested eight proposals regarding the legal status of the South Estonian languages, Võro and Seto.

11.07.2023