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Population of Komi Republic melts like spring snow

According to statistics of the Republic of Komi, 720,610 people were living in the Republic of Komi on 1 January 2024, down from 734,363 on 1 January 2022.

02.04.2024

Cadet classes open in all Syktyvkar schools

Instead of informing the public about the opening of Komi language classes in the capital's schools, the city's press department announced the opening of cadet classes in all schools, starting from 1 September 2024.

02.04.2024

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

Measles thwart reindeer herder meeting

A gathering of reindeer herders, fishermen and hunters, which was to have taken place on 23 March in the village of Ruskinskaya in the Surgut district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, and which has essentially become a national celebration of indigenous peoples, was cancelled.

31.03.2024

Scientists recommend ban on reindeer hunting in Taymyr

Scientists are sounding the alarm: if no action is taken, the Taimyr Peninsula's wild reindeer population could disappear.

31.03.2024

Finno-Ugric republics of Russia supported Putin once again

Three days of presidential elections in the Russian Federation are over. The people of the Finno-Ugric republics have once again backed Vladimir Putin, but this time he won a lower percentage of the vote than in the country as a whole - 87.33% in the Russian Federation.

18.03.2024

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

The State Council of the Komi Republic rejected use of Komi in sittings

Viktor Vorobyov, a deputy to the State Council of the Komi Republic and a representative of the Communist Party, submitted a draft law to the State Council's Legislative Committee to allow the use of the Komi language in parliament.

24.02.2024

Komi-Permyak Literary Language Day celebrated with postcards and dictation

The Komi-Permyak Literary Language Day is celebrated on February 17 by decree of the Governor of Perm Krai since 2010. As has become customary, a number of events and activities are organised on the occasion to promote the Komi-Permyak language.

23.02.2024

Court refused to recognise Mansi

The second-instance court of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug refused to recognise a resident of Urai town and her children as representatives of the Mansi.

22.02.2024

International Pelmeni Day celebrated in Udmurtia

The Udmurt Republic has been celebrating World Pelmeni Day for the past ten years, as according to some, Udmurtia is the homeland of the pelmeni dumplings. This year's festival took place again from 5-10 February. In Udmurt, 'pelnyany' means 'ear bread', and in the city of Izhevsk, a monument of several metres in height has been erected to the dumplings.

21.02.2024