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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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21 March 2024 Chekunkov Announced that the Number of Residents in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation Nearly Reached 800 Organizations

The total investment amounted to approximately RUB 2 tn.

21 March 2024 Reindeer Population Grew by 5.8% in the NAA

The total increase in the herd size across all reindeer farming establishments was 10,000 animals.

Nenets district
21 March 2024 The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East Predicts an Increase in Transportation Volume via the Northern Sea Route in 2024

In the first months of 2024, the cargo turnover via the NSR saw a growth of 3.6%.

15 March 2024 BRICS Countries Could Establish a Research Center on Svalbard — Scientist

The MMBI and China's Institute of Polar Research are considering a scientist exchange for participation in both countries' expeditions.

International relations
14 March 2024 For the First Time, the District Capital Will Host an International Seminar of the Reindeer Herders of The World Association on Traditional Medicine of Indigenous Peoples

The seminar aims to promote indigenous traditional knowledge in medicine, showcasing successful practices and the application of traditional treatment methods to participants.

14 March 2024 The Yakutia Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Set to Be Delivered to the Customer in December 2024

The fourth serial icebreaker of the Chukotka project was laid at the end of 2020 and is expected to be delivered to the customer in 2027 as per preliminary plans.



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