September 27, 2017
On September 26, 2017 the General Assembly of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) elected Director of the RAS Institute of Applied Physics in Nizhny Novgorod Alexander SERGEEV to be the President of the Academy.
July 31, 2018
Ordinance # 260-П of the Republic of Karelia Government dated 18.07.2018 officially designated Lake Chukozero ecosystem as a landscape nature monument of regional significance. The nomination for a landscape reserve was prepared in 2007 by the Karelian Research Centre RAS under the supervision of Dr. A.N. Gromtsev.