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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.

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

News

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8 October 2020 Murmansk Region's Port of Liinakhamari Becomes AZRF Resident

The port of Liinakhamari with its investment project of a tourism cluster in Murmansk Region became the resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF), reports TASS citing the Press Service of Murmansk Region.

Investment
6 October 2020 Bill Offering Free Arctic Land Goes Before the Government

A draft bill, submitted to the government for review by the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, would entitle Russian citizens to receive plots of land in the country's Arctic region for free, to build homes or pursue whatever economic activity they see fit, TASS reports.

Economy
6 October 2020 Formation of the Arctic Development Fund to Begin in 2021

Formation of the Development Fund for the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation is to commence in January 2021, according to the recently enacted National Economic Recovery Plan for the Russian Federation, TASS reports.

Economy
5 October 2020 First Resident Companies in the Russian Arctic Zone

The Far East Development Corporation and investors have entered the first agreements on projects in the Russian Arctic zone; investor projects had previously been approved by the Committee of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic.

Investment
2 October 2020 Yachtsmen Discover New Tourist Routes in the Arctic

According to the website of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, the organisers of the sailing expedition that took place in the waters of the Arctic and Siberia from 1 August to 30 September plan to use Russia's term as chairman of the Arctic Council to discuss the exploration of the Arctic zone on small vessels.

Transport
1 October 2020 More than 100 companies have announced their readiness to become residents of the Arctic zone

So far, on the Arctic Russia portal, 114 potential projects have been registered in the personal account of one investor in the Arctic zone, including 33 projects that are planned to be implemented in the Murmansk region.

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Tourism

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