Shestakov also holds post as Deputy Minister of Agriculture. Earlier this week the Government informed that the post as Head of the Fisheries Agency will be combined with the position as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Vedomosti reports.
The agency’s previous boss, Andrey Krayny, had led the office since 2008.
The company is closing down its biggest mine in the Kola Peninsula following plummeting raw material prices. Consequences will be dramatic for Zapolyarny, the industrial town located along the border to Norway.
August 9th, the Barents Region celebrated the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day was commemorated in several parts of the region, including Karasjok in Northern Norway and Teriberka in Northwestern Russia.