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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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25 October 2021 The government streamlines the process of obtaining residency in the Arctic

Thanks to government efforts, small businesses will now find it easier to become residents of the Arctic Zone

19 October 2021 Aleksey Chekunkov gives a report during a meeting of the State Duma Committee on the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic

Aleksey Chekunkov, Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic, took part in the meeting of the State Duma Committee on the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic.

18 October 2021 Arktika icebreaker will be sent to Murmansk this November after an engine replacement

Arktika icebreaker is one of the most powerful icebreakers in the world. After an engine replacement and set up, carried out by Baltic Shipyard (Saint Petersburg, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation), Arktika will be sent to a base in Murmansk this November.

15 October 2021 New diesel power stations in the Arctic will reduce the carbon footprint by 20%

According to Vasily Potemkin, Managing Director of the Far East Development Corporation, the introduction of new stations will also help reduce the Northern Supply costs

15 October 2021 All public facilities in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area will be equipped with sensors for permafrost monitoring in 10 years

According to Governor Dmitry Artyukhov, thermometric wells have already been drilled in Salekhard, Labytnangi and Novy Urengoy

13 October 2021 Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to attract RUB 108 billion for leasing vessels until 2030

According to Aleksey Isachkin, Deputy Director of the Department of Shipbuilding Industry and Marine Facilities, the ministry is planning to acquire 318 ships.



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