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Russia: This 200 km school HELICOPTER run will make yours seem like child's play01:04

Russia: This 200 km school HELICOPTER run will make yours seem like child's play

Russian Federation, Naryan Mar
August 28, 2015 at 15:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

A special operation to transport 300 children from the remote Nenet Autonomous Okrug area, near the Arctic, to boarding schools 223 km (139 miles) away in Naryan Mar entered its third day, Friday.

According to local authorities, the first child arrived at Naryan Mar, in the Russian mainland, from the Kolguyev island in the Arctic, on Wednesday. The helicopter transfer kicked off after the end of the summer holidays and is planned to last until September 5.

The Nenets are an indigenous people who live in the northern area of Russia, with a total population of 45,000 people.

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A special operation to transport 300 children from the remote Nenet Autonomous Okrug area, near the Arctic, to boarding schools 223 km (139 miles) away in Naryan Mar entered its third day, Friday.

According to local authorities, the first child arrived at Naryan Mar, in the Russian mainland, from the Kolguyev island in the Arctic, on Wednesday. The helicopter transfer kicked off after the end of the summer holidays and is planned to last until September 5.

The Nenets are an indigenous people who live in the northern area of Russia, with a total population of 45,000 people.

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