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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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23 May 2023 Nornickel continues to develop an Arctic permafrost monitoring system

Research results show that permafrost depth has decreased over the last 65 years.

Krasnoyarsk Krai
23 May 2023 The first building built in the Arctic using a 3D printer

The premise does not need heating in the spring and autumn.

22 May 2023 Government to develop Arctic oil and gas chemical industry

The Yamal deposits will be developed according to a unified plan.

18 May 2023 More than 3,500 tons of scrap metal collected in Yakutia under the Clean Arctic project

The material was handed over for further recycling and disposal.

18 May 2023 More than 1,800 jobs will be created in the YNAA through entrepreneurial projects

The district's entrepreneurs are implementing 82 projects with a total investment of RUB 26.9 bn.

17 May 2023 Rosatom and Novatek to launch year-round navigation on the NSR in early 2024

Alexey Likhachev, Head of Rosatom, said that all important Arctic projects carried out jointly with Novatek, Nornickel and Rosneft are continuing despite the sanctions.



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