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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 January 2023 The number of subsidised flights on the North Sea Route is planned to increase to four in 2023

It is also envisaged that smaller vessels will be used for transport on the NSR.

22 January 2023 A liquefied natural gas complex to be built in the Murmansk Region

Investments in the project will amount to about RUB 2.4 bn.

20 January 2023 Almost 10% of settlement design codes in Yakutia will be created by students

Students are transferred to project-based learning.

20 January 2023 Developing the Tiksi seaport will turn it into a key point on the North Sea Route

The roadmap for the development of the port area was discussed at a meeting chaired by the head of Yakutia, Aysen Nikolayev.

19 January 2023 Murmansk installs 20 modern bus stops

Bus stops are equipped with infra-red heaters and 10mm-thick tempered glass.

19 January 2023 Zhatai shipyard to be put into operation by the end of 2023

Construction and installation work at the Zhatai shipyard should be completed by the end of this year.



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