The Visitor Center of the Pasvik State Nature Reserve, Murmansk District, has opened its doors. The project, financed by Norilsk Nickel, took several years to complete. The investment totaled 77.5 million rubles.
The opening ceremony was attended by Sergey Donskoy, the head of the Russian Ministry of the Environment; Sergey Ivanov, Special Representative of the President of Russia for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport; Marina Kovtun, Governor of Murmansk District; and Elena Bezdenezhnih,
«We see how the Ministry of Natural Resources combined its plans and its good and important ideas with Norilsk Nickel, which stood ready to support those plans financially." Norilsk Nickel is a leader in Russia in terms of the monies spent to mitigate the accumulated damage to the environment and to implement environmental programs," stated Sergey Ivanov.
Elena Bezdenezhnih, the