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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 May 2024 The Severny Poluys platform has returned to Murmansk after an Arctic expedition lasting one and a half years

An orchestra greeted the expedition members upon their return.

16 May 2024 New building for scientists is set to be constructed in Labytnangi

The construction is expected to be finalised in 2025.

16 May 2024 Russia and China to establish a commission to develop the NSR

Rosatom will manage this initiative on behalf of Russia, as stated by Alexey Likhachev, CEO of the state corporation.

16 May 2024 This year, new heated public transport stops to be installed in Chukotka

Plans are underway to construct six such facilities.

15 May 2024 A research station that will study polar bears is set to open in the Franz Josef Land

This is the priority task for this year for the Directorate of the Russian Arctic National Park.

14 May 2024 Chekunkov outlined 10 key priorities for the Far Eastern Federal District and the Arcticки

The candidate for head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic mentioned that these include 1,000 new facilities and enhancements in transport corridors and international relations.



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