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MVK Portable Polar museum Is Going to Ekaterinbourg

The expedition on the organization of the research station “North Pole-35” was successfully finished. MVK International Exhibition Company was the information partner of the expedition and highlighted the organization of the drifting station “NP-35”.  At the moment the MVK team is going to Ekaterinbourg.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Formal Opening of the Station “North Pole-35”

The last stage in organization of a new Russian polar research station is coming up. This year all the works have been complicated by the abnormally warm weather caused by the cyclone in the northern parts of the Arctic Ocean.

Friday, September 21, 2007

The Arktika-2007 expedition goes forward

The main aim of the expedition is to find the ice-floe to organize the drifting station “North Pole-35” there.

At the moment the expedition is in the Arctic Ocean and heads on South-West. Its location coordinates are: 85° 14’ North latitude and 105° 10’ East longitude. The air temperature is -10°C, water temperature -1°C

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

From The Western Hemisphere to The Eastern through the North Pole

Today, at about 6 p.m. the vessel Akademik Fedorov will pass through the North Pole line thus getting from the Western Hemisphere to the Eastern. At the moment the vessel is going towards Severnaya Zemlya.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007


Russia has organized research expeditions at the North Pole for 70 years already. The first Soviet research expedition “North Pole-1” was organized in 1937. Its work launched the planned nature study in the most remote northern part of the planet. It is highly important that the drifting ice-floes where research stations are built should meet certain strict requirements which let the station work all year round.

Monday, September 17, 2007

The search for the drifting ice-floe is on going

The expedition Arktika-2007 aimed at organizing the research station “NP-35” is in full play now. Now the research and expedition vessel Akademik Fedorov is leaving the Canadian sector and is going to Novaya Zemlya along the Northern Hemisphere.

Monday, September 10, 2007

MVK congratulates the crew of the Akademik Fedorov!

The Roshydromet Arctic and Antarctic Research Studies Institute was built in 1987 at the Rauma-Tellak dockyard. It is a unique research icebreaker vessel. And today, on September 10th the Akademik Fedorov is 20. The Russian flag was raised on the shipboard to honour the anniversary.

Monday, September 10, 2007

Alexey Shaburov’s interview on “THE VOICE OF RUSSIA” radio station (99.6FM)

Alexey Shaburov’s interview on “THE VOICE OF RUSSIA” radio station (99.6FM)

Thursday, September 06, 2007

Itinerary of the expedition’s Arktika-2007 participant

The expedition Arktika-2007 is going on. Its aim is finding an ice-floe to organize a drifting research station “North Pole (NP)-35”. On September 4th the vessel Akademik Fedorov with the participants of the expedition on board approached the atomic-ship “Rossiya” and is following it now.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Arktika-2007 – new MVK’s project

The official website of MVK has launched a new project Arktika-2007! MVK is the official information partner of Arktika-2007 and will highlight the work of North Pole-35.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007