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Again to the North: the MVK expedition reached Murmansk

The MVK expedition which is a part of the complex research arctic expedition to dive to the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, arrived in Murmansk. The team left Moscow at 11 am. Artur Chilingarov, the Special Representative of the Russian President concerning the International Polar Year, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Parliament, Hero of the Soviet Union, wrote in the MVK logbook, “July 23rd, 2007. 11 am. The expedition is leaving for Murmansk”.

Monday, July 23, 2007

The North calls for MVK! Our company takes parts in a scientific expedition to the North Pole

On July 19th, 2007 at 2.00 pm the information agency ITAR-TASS held a press-conference dedicated to the expedition of Russian deep water manned vehicles which will be the first to dive to the Ocean bottom at the North Pole. The press-conference presidium included: Special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on matters of the Third International Polar Year, Vice Chairman of the State Duma Arthur Chilingarov, RAS Academician, Director of the Oceanology Institute n.a. P.P. Shirshov Robert Nigmatulin, Head of the Federal Service on hydrometeorology and environment monitoring of the Russian Federation Alexander Bedritsky.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

A new project is started

On July 12th, 2007 Alexey Shaburov, Director General of MVK International Exhibition Company met Artur Chilingarov, the Representative of the Russian President concerning the 3rd International Polar Year, the Deputy Head of the Russian Parliament. They agreed to create the section dedicated to modern polar researchers in the framework of the Polar Museum Role of History in Life and Business, marking the 70th anniversary of the first Soviet research drifting station NP-1, set up by Schmidt and Papanin, and the two polar flights of Chkalov and Gromov.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

A worthy change. MVK participates in patriotic education of the youths

On July 13, in the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation there was held a meeting dedicated to the problems of youth politics.  The agenda of the meeting touched upon studying the experience of the youth corporate programs realization and prospects of partnership between private business and state.  Andrey Fursenko, the Minister of Education of the Russian Federation took part in the meeting.

Friday, July 13, 2007

ROSUPAK: Mobile polar museum will work at the largest exhibition of packaging technologies

On June 26-29, 2007 Museum Role of History in Life and Business will be working at the largest Russian and Eastern European exhibition of Packing machinery and technologies; equipment for manufacturing of packages; packaging materials; tare and auxiliary packaging means Rosupak’2007. The exhibition is organized by MVK International Exhibition Company. Mobile Polar Museum will be located in hall 2.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Expanding the horizons. The Northern project of MVK starts in the Northern capital

The Russian capital of polar explorations will soon welcome the mobile polar museum of MVK. Its managers started the preparations with measuring the central square of St.Petersburg which is seen as the best ground for museum opening.

Sunday, June 24, 2007

Polar thin stories

Polar explorers live and work in extreme conditions. In winter the temperature drops to – 50 below zero. In strong wind the explorer can reach the measurement devices only all fours.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Arctic – our home

The North Pole is the best point on the Earth. Those who have been there are friends forever, taking as a pleasure all difficulties of the Polar life. In warm Moscow with their loving families they dream about the extreme point of the planet.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Greetings from Nina Georgievna Gromova, widow of the great pilot, Hero of the USSR M.M. Gromov

I have caught a good idea to create a museum dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the heroic pages of our history: papanin’s expedition, transpolar flights of Chkalov and Gromov to . It is very important that this museum is going to be a mobile one, that thousands of people will see it. I heard a lot of Alexey Shaburov – he does a great job connected with exhibitions and events devoted to the North Pole.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

The MVK Polar Exhibition: patriotic museum. Timetable

The MVK expedition has opened the world’s first exhibition at the North Pole.Two two tents – a copy of Papanin and one in colors of the Russian flag – became the center exhibits at the mobile polar museum. The museum is dedicated to the landing on an ice floe first drifting expedition led by G. Schmidt and I. Papanin and the legendary flights over the North Pole of Chkalov’s and Gromov’s crews.

Saturday, June 16, 2007