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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.

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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Projects

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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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16 December 2021 The selection of investment projects planned in the Arctic and claiming infrastructure subsidies

The Ministry of Development of the Far East and the Arctic begins to receive documents from investors planning to implement new projects in the territory of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation using a subsidy for creating or upgrading infrastructure facilities.

Investment
15 December 2021 New AZRF resident in the Murmansk Region to build a trout farm with 400 tons of capacity

Over RUB 43 bn will be invested in the project

Investment
15 December 2021 ROSATOM to create a Unified Digital Services Platform for the North Sea Route

ROSATOM's North Sea Route (NSR) Directorate states that the platform will serve up to 1,500 users

Transport
15 December 2021 Additional flights from Yamal cities to be launched on New Year holidays

The newly available destinations will include Tyumen, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Perm, Kazan and Sochi

Transport
14 December 2021 +38°C temperature measured in Verkhoyansk recognised as a record high for the Arctic

According to the World Meteorological Organisation, a meteorological observing station measured the record temperature on 20 June 2020, 'during an exceptional and prolonged Siberian heatwave'

Climate
10 December 2021 The Centre for Medicine of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) in the Arkhangelsk Region is scheduled to be launched in 2023

According to Alexander Tsybulsky, head of the region, the sources of financing establishment of the new centre will be identified next year.

Infrastructure

Tourism

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