For foreign media accredited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

Requests shall be submitted on the letterhead of the editor’s office, signed by editor-in-chief or other authorized person. All requests shall be sent electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. addressed to Vyacheslav Mukhin, Head of the Polar Branch of VNIRO (“PINRO” named after N.M.Knipovich).

The request shall contain:

  • main subject;
  • list of questions;
  • when and where the information provided by the press centre will be used;
  • list of names of the camera crew;
  • contact details of the editor’s office and journalist.