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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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5 August 2020 Russia's chairmanship programme in the Arctic Council to include a series of events dedicated to indigenous minorities

The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation are preparing the programme for Russia's chairmanship in the Arctic Council, which will include a series of events dedicated to the issues of indigenous minorities.

Infrastructure
5 August 2020 The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic is developing a plan on adaptation to climate changes in the Arctic

The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic is developing a plan on adaptation to climate changes in the Russian Arctic, taking into consideration the damage to indigenous minorities' traditional economy.

Economy
22 July 2020 Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East discussed with the regions the preparation for launching a series of laws on a preference system for the Arctic

The Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East held the first online meeting with the authorities of the regions included in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.

Investment
21 July 2020 Gazprom Neft and Shell to Develop Gydan

The companies will establish a joint venture

Investment
20 July 2020 Subsidiary of the Far East Development Corporation Established in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation

Stolitsa Arktiki MC, a subsidiary of the Far East Development Corporation and the Murmansk Region Development Corporation, has been established in Murmansk.

Economy
17 July 2020 The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East Proposes a Comprehensive Approach to the Development of Polar Aviation

During a meeting of the Council for the Arctic and Antarctic under the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Alexander Krutikov, Deputy Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East, discussed the most essential areas for the integrated restoration and development of aviation in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation.

Economy

Tourism

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