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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.

About the Arctic Investor
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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25 November 2023 Yamal developed a concept for an online store for products of the Northern peoples

At the Russian North forum, participants showcased their Arctic development projects.

24 November 2023 Aleksey Chekunkov suggested conducting the Arctic Startup Expedition on a global scale

The Minister for the Development of the Far East and Arctic is confident that Russia's partner nations will take an interest in the project.

International relations
24 November 2023 Murmansk Trade Port boosted its cargo processing for the Arctic

The surge in cargo turnover was nearly half a million tons.

20 November 2023 Reindeer farms in the Krasnoyarsk Region may be eligible for state grants

Depending on the size of the herd, farms can apply for assistance ranging from RUB 500 thousand to RUB 8 mn.

Krasnoyarsk Krai
16 November 2023 Hydrogen engine for the Arctic has been developed in Krasnoyarsk

Hydrogen fuel, being more eco-friendly, can be used for self-generation.

16 November 2023 Murmansk Region at the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo

The largest industry event in Asia, the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo (CFSE-2023), was held in Hongdao, PRC.



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