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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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17 September 2021 Chukotka's first glamping facility is now open

The Umka glamping facility was opened to travellers on 14 September in Chukotka Autonomous Area.

Far Eastern hectare
14 September 2021 The 200th AZRF resident will be in charge of building natural gas refuelling stations in Arkhangelsk Region

13 September 2021 Nuclear submarines have set sail into the Barents Sea for Arctic exercises

The missile cruiser submarine Orel and the strategic nuclear missile cruiser submarine Verkhoturye are taking part in the exercises

13 September 2021 Murmansk Region Governor Chibis signs a decree to create the Teriberka Park

A new 2.5-thousand-hectare natural landscape park, Teriberka, is to open in the Arctic.

9 September 2021 Press centre of Yakutia: The Republic of Sakha breeds camels, grows watermelons and melons

Camels have been found in one of the most remote northern regions of Yakutia's Arctic zone.

9 September 2021 Aleksey Chekunkov, Head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, and Dmitry Artyukhov, Governor of Yamal, discussed the implementation of investment and scientific projects in the Polar Urals

The Minister for the Development of the Far East and Arctic, Aleksey Chekunkov, and the Governor of Yamal, Dmitry Artyukhov, held a working meeting in Moscow.



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