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Nornickel is a Russian nickel and palladium mining and smelting company. Its largest operations are located in the Norilsk–Talnakh area near the Yenisei River, in northern Russia. It also has holdings near the Kola Peninsula at Nikel, Zapolyarny, and Monchegorsk; in western Finland at Harjavalta; and in southern Africa in Botswana and South Africa.

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Russia charges Arctic city mayor over fuel spill response [Video]

Russia charges Arctic city mayor over fuel spill response

Russia said on Thursday it had charged the head of the remote Arctic city of Norilsk with criminal negligence over what investigators said was his bungled response to a major environmental disaster...

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Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency [Video]

Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the bungled response to a fuel spill in a remote Arctic region, before declaring a state of emergency in the area. More than 20,000 tons of oil was released..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

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Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin chided the billionaire boss of Norilsk Nickel on Friday over a huge Arctic fuel spill and ordered changes to the law to try to prevent such a disaster from happening..
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Russia's Nornickel says it will pay for clean-up after fuel spill

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel will fully finance the clean-up operation after a major fuel spill in the Arctic and sees it costing around 10 billion roubles ($145 million), the company's..
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Kremlin dismisses talk of ousting Nornickel President after fuel spill

The Kremlin dismissed on Friday the idea of ousting Norilsk Nickel President Vladimir Potanin after a Russian lawmaker said he should go following an Arctic fuel spill late last month.
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Kremlin shrugs off speculation of Nornickel nationalisation after fuel spill

The idea of forcing out Norilsk Nickel president Vladimir Potanin, raised by one Russian lawmaker after an Arctic fuel spill, is unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.
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Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years before spill: RBC

A Russian safety watchdog warned a subsidiary of mining giant Norilsk Nickel in 2017-2018 about dozens of violations at a fuel site in the Arctic where a huge leak of diesel fuel occurred last week,..
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Three dead in underground mine accident at Russia's Nornickel

Three people were killed on Tuesday in an accident at Norilsk Nickel's Taimyr underground mine in Siberia, the Russian mining giant said.
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Three dead in Nornickel mining accident

Three people were killed on Tuesday in an accident at Norilsk Nickel's Taimyr mine in Siberia, the Russian company said.
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Russia's Nornickel: at least three people killed in Taimyr mine accident

Russia's Norilsk Nickel said on Tuesday that at least three people had been killed in an accident at its Taimyr mine in Siberia.
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