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The Arctic zone today

What is the Russian Arctic zone?

The Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) is the northern end of the European and Asian parts of the Russian Federation, located along the shores of the seas in the Arctic Ocean: Barents, Kara, Laptev, East Siberian and Chukchi. It is Russia's longest maritime boundary.

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2,5 million

Population of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation

5 million sq. km

Total space occupied by Russian dominions in the Arctic

9 regions

Making up the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation

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Northeast Passage

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The North keeps its treasures under a layer of ice and snow
NEP cargo shipping volumes in 2019
31,5 mln t
Plans to grow cargo shipping volumes by 2024
80 mln t
NEP cargo shipping volumes to reach by 2035
160 mln t


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24 September 2022 Rosatom plans to invest about RUB 540 mn in the Arktika data centre at Kola NPP

According to Rosenergoatom's Director of Economics and Finance, the data centre is to be located directly within the plant perimeter.

22 September 2022 Three household waste management facilities will be built in Pomorie

Three landfill sites equipped with sorting complexes with a capacity of over 400,000 tons will be built in the Arkhangelsk Region by the end of 2024.

21 September 2022 The Arctic all-terrain vehicle Burlak has received a drilling rig

The Burlak all-terrain vehicles can now be equipped with a drilling rig. The innovation will make it possible to use the Russian all-terrain vehicle for year-round exploration work in regions with a harsh climate and in complete off-road conditions.

20 September 2022 A key phase of ice-breaking structures has been completed at the Utrenny terminal

Yuzhnoye and Severnoye Ice Protection Structures will protect the water area from drifting ice that could damage berths and vessels.

19 September 2022 500th AZRF resident to build hotel and tourist complex in Murmansk Region

A new investor in the Murmansk Region, Aurora, which has become the 500th resident of the AZRF, plans to build a year-round hotel and tourist complex.

16 September 2022 Nakhodka to build crab vessels to operate in northern waters

VEB.RF State Corporation will finance the construction at Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard of eight crab vessels designed to operate in Russia's northern waters.



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