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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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24 June 2022 Yury Trutnev held a meeting of the State Commission for Arctic Development

At the meeting, the development of the shipbuilding industry, the North Sea Route and the development of mineral deposits in the Arctic were discussed.

22 June 2022 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue' stand has become a key platform for SPIEF to discuss topical issues of Arctic development

The stand of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic became a platform for 16 events on the Arctic agenda.

22 June 2022 A new mammoth to settle in the main museum of Yamal

The museum will exhibit the remains of the mammoth Tadibe, found in 2020 in the Seyakhinskaya tundra.

21 June 2022 SPIEF presented the best tourist routes of the regions of the Arctic zone of Russia

The presentation of the best tourist routes of the AZRF regions was held at the stand of the Ministry of the Russian Far East Development — 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue'.

21 June 2022 Tiksi became the first pilot settlement to implement the Arctic Settlement Design Code

The Arctic Settlement Design Code is a set of standards and codes of practice governing the appearance of the urban environment in the Arctic.

19 June 2022 Arctic Team: The Arctic Challenge was launched at the 25th SPIEF

The project is aimed at attracting managers from all regions of the Russian Federation to key positions in the governments of the Arctic regions and in the leading enterprises of the Arctic zone, thus creating social elevators for the Russian residents.



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