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Fire blazes in Lukoil’s Komi oil field

A fire in Lukoil’s oil field in Shchelyabozh, near the Komi town of Usinsk, started April 10 and has since created a column of black smoke visible for tens of kilometers away.

Digital devices snub Icelandic language

"If we lost the Icelandic language, there would be no Icelandic nation. And if there's no Icelandic nation, there is no Icelandic sovereignty," said one language expert.

At UN, Inuit leader praises Canada for support of Indigenous declaration

Speaking at the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, Okalik Eegeesiak, the president of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, heaped big praise on Canada for its “unequivocal” support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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