Ksenia Kipurova

Ksenia Kipurova is an advisor at the regional office of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat in Arkhangelsk. Before she worked with international youth projects in the Barents region and was a member of the Barents Regional Youth Council for five years as well as its chairperson during 2010-2011. The Council works with a high variety of youth projects in different spheres in the Barents region. 

Ksenia studied at the Northern Arctic Federal University in Arkhangelsk and the University of Nordland in Bodø. She obtained linguistic education as well as got a Bachelor in Circumpolar studies gaining knowledge of economy, politics, culture, peoples, climate and natural resources of the Barents region.

Since October, 2007 she worked as a voluntary in the Ministry of youth, sport and tourism and worked as a Chief of the Barents regional youth projects in Arkhangelsk. Ksenia has work experience in different spheres including being a tourist guide of the of the Solovetsky state historical-architectural and natural open air museum on the Solovetsky archipelago in the White Sea, a teacher of English and a choreographer.

Content by Ksenia Kipurova

You know that you have landed at a remote airport when you have to pick up your luggage from the aircraft yourself.

Hålogaland Theater performed Hamlet in Arkhangelsk. Many of the audience said that the performance stands out from all the other Hamlet interpretations they have seen before.

Arkhangelsk is a city of mysteries. Being founded in 1584 by Ivan IV, it is the capital of the Pomor North. The old and the modern live here side by side. Arkhangelsk is the largest city in the Barents Region.

Arkhangelsk region takes the 81. place out of 86 Russian regions according to statistical data on the number of drug-addicted and HIV-infected.

In case of Putin’s victory in the presidential elections 2012, he will not move to Kremlin at once. Until the inauguration in May he will be working in the White House, carrying out the duties of the prime minister.

The newly appointed Governor Igor Orlov takes third position amongst regional leaders in North-West Russia when it comes to positive reviews in the local mass media.

Arkhangelsk hosts an international scientific conference on information technology and education.

Timber production company exceeded emission to Northern Dvina river in Arkhangelsk.

Long negotiations between World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the biggest timber-producer company “Ilim group” resulted in agreement signing on preservation of the valuable forests located in the Southern part of the Arkhangelsk region.

Sparkling ice sculptures decorated the central square of Arkhangelsk, as the best sculptors of Arkhangelsk and St. Petersburg showed their skills in a recent festival competition. See our photo slide show of the sculptures.