Valery Berlin, Irina Pokrovskaja|
World of the editor's
Before you the first release of the newsletter "Vivid Arctic". The idea of
creation of such bulletin has been dictated by concern in a worsening
ecological, social, ethnic situation in the North of our country.
The complex situations inherent in the Russian Arctic regions, that she
accustomed with obvious infringement of bases of steady development, continue to
be aggravated on a background of the general instability and the spontaneous
We very much hope and we want, that our bulletin has a little helped you to
orient and adequately to survive during a hard time of social changes.
"Vivid Arctic" reflected first of all as means on
distribution, expression and an exchange of ideas and ideas of those who
protects rights of native peoples of the Russian Arctic regions and her
In essence, it is the same problem. Nobody is interested in preservation
ecosistem Arctic regions more, than her aboriginals and for anybody the northen
country is not the native house in the greater degree, than for them.
For this reason, instead of because of abundance of resources, sherepresents one
of the major national properties. Now, during time of roughly developing
contacts to the international community and promptly growing interest of all
world to the Russian Arctic regions, development of the uniform and integral
doctrine of her steady development guaranteeing
the rights and high quality of environment and, hence, and a standard of living
to her population is especially important. We are to be trusted, that our
bulletin in process of forces will promote the decision of this problem.
The destiny has disposed so, that the pleasure of release of first number of "Vivid
Arctic" is saddened for us with tragedy of loss of ours of the colleague, the
friend and the adherent - Alexander Piki.
Alex was one of authors and inspirers of idea of creation of "Vivid Arctic".
He was devoted to ideas of Goods, Validity and Knowledge and was lost, executing
the civil and scientific duty.
We devote the first release of our edition of his light and pure memory.