The total land area of the Russian Arctic is about 5 million square kilometres.
Over 2.5 million people live in this area. It makes up around 40% of the entire population of the Arctic.
The Arctic zone of Russia forms a fifth of the federal budget revenues.
9 regions, including 4 entire Russian federal subjects: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Murmansk Region.
45 municipal entities of 5 Russian federal subjects: Republic of Karelia, Komi Republic, Arkhangelsk Region, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
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On 13 July 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the array of federal laws on the system of preferences in the Arctic. The array prepared by the Ministry for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic includes the Federal Law 'On State Support of Entrepreneurship in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation', amendments to Part Two of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation related to the adoption thereof and certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation.Foundations of the Russian national policy in the Arctic until 2035
Outcomes of the International Conference on Bioresources and Fisheries in the Arctic
The outcome of the two-year chairmanship of the Russian Federation
Interview with Gennady Orlov, General Director of Private Helicopter Carrier, AZRF resident, Vertical 87
The Red Army's unique units
On his way, the good doctor is freezing...
Recreation of the younger generation in the Arctic
The most important forum events in Norilsk
Modern solutions for vitamin deficiency
A mobile home for polar explorers
Sea hunters on the shore of the Arctic Ocean
Outcomes of the Arctic 2023 international conference
The Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum discussed the needs of AZRF residents
The 21st of February is International Mother Language Day
Russian regions are ramping up their venison harvesting
Where can I get a master of sport in Yakut national jumping?
How delicacy has changed the biosphere and economy of the European Arctic
How the holiday of the Sami people is celebrated in Russia
An architect has created a concept for the future of the Arctic
Single Northern Delivery operator: Why do we need a new control center?
The Foundation for Civil Society Development assessed the development of the Polar region in 2022
How the social contract works in the Arctic and how it helps northerners to start their own businesses
Bakhta River, the new nature reserve, appeared in Krasnoyarsk Territory
Interview with Aleksandr Yeliseyev, Chairman of Murmansk Region's Tourism Committee
Interview with Tatyana Ageyeva, head of the Grumant Center for Arctic Tourism
The largest airport in Yamal to open on the centenary of Russian civil aviation
Thinly sliced frozen fish is the North's most international specialty
The fifth Polar Index sustainable development ranking of the Arctic regions published
Russia celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Chief Directorate of the North Sea Route with new mega projects
When and how Arctic indigenous peoples celebrate the New Year
Yakutsk hosted the 4th Northern Sustainable Development Forum from 28 November to 1 December
Why do the polar regions stock up on ice for the winter if it's everywhere?
A tenth of the Arctic's investment projects have already been implemented
65 years ago, the Lenin icebreaker, the pioneer of the world's only nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet, was launched
In three years, satellite Internet will be available in all of Russia's Arctic regions
Yamal hosts the Russian North, a forum for the youth of indigenous small-numbered peoples
On 24 November, Yakutia celebrates Olonkho Day, the national treasure of the Sakha people
A new nature park will appear in the Kola North—it will be the Seidyavr Nature Reserve
Russia celebrates Walrus Day on 24 November, the largest pinniped in the northern hemisphere
Why northerners keep a close eye on the ice and plan their logistics
Russia's first stopover will allow free travel beyond the Arctic Circle
More than 4 million people from 184 countries took part in this year's Great Ethnographic Dictation
Polar ecology was one of the main topics of the Arctic and Antarctic Days in Moscow
The Digital Arctic science and technology IT park opened in Arkhangelsk
The Grand Argish Festival, the peninsula's main ethnic festival, took place in Taimyr.
One hundred years since the Perseus, the first Soviet research vessel, was built
The children's stage of the Arctic open Festival was held in Arkhangelsk, and adults are expected in cinemas within a month
Arctic indigenous peoples' representatives discuss issues that will shape their future
Polar regions will implement a package of measures that will make harmful emissions a thing of the past
Beautiful nature and great slopes are key to the success of a new resort in Chukotka
The Clean Arctic environmental project's second field season is over
85 years ago, the legendary Arctic drift of the steamship Georgiy Sedov began
Ural Automotive Plant prepares to start serial production of buses designed specifically for the Arctic
How to strike a balance between the interests of business and indigenous peoples
How to spend a holiday in the Arctic without leaving central Russia
How least cisco has come to symbolize the North of Karelia and how the event in its honor is conducted
Why do indigenous peoples of the North have dozens of words for snow
The government will fund the development of social infrastructure in Arctic cities
Severny Polyus-41 drifting polar station begins operation in the Arctic
Russia consistently implements polar bear conservation strategy
Russia Renewable Energy Development Association recognises Chukotka as wind energy leader
How canned food and other meals pass the test of time in the permafrost of the Taymir
Arkhangelsk Region celebrates its 85th anniversary
Anniversary of Fyodor Litke, who made four expeditions to Novaya Zemlya Archipelago
The 17th International Fair Treasures of the North was held in Moscow
Growing demand for aviation in the Far East and the Arctic requires infrastructure development
Tundra Gastronomy Festival sets new culinary records and surprises with daring experiments
India intends to participate in the development of Russia's Arctic zone
The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic has drafted a law on northern delivery
A constellation of Arktika-M satellites will enable high-latitude monitoring every 15 minutes
The second KedrFest 2022 rural tourism festival was held in Yamal
Arkhangelsk has developed a unique tour, Taste of the Arctic
Arctic Usinsk became the capital of the Russian volunteer movement for three days
Yakutia considers it necessary to adopt a federal law on rotational camps
Creative authors are invited to bring their ideas to life in Salekhard
The first championship of professional skills for northern professions takes place
190th anniversary of the first hydrographic expedition to the Novaya Zemlya archipelago
The results of the first mural competition created in Arctic cities are summed up
Bering Strait Festival brings together all peoples and regions of the Arctic
Seismic station installed on Novaya Zemlya archipelago to study polar earthquakes for the first time
Reindeer Day was celebrated for the ninetieth time this year in NAA and Komi
The Role of the Arctic Zone of Russia and The Northern Sea Route in the New Naval Doctrine
Projects to turn Pomorye into a development hub for the entire Russian Arctic
Recycling in the Arctic presents a challenge that calls for breakthrough solutions
The Arctic Floating University brought an invaluable cargo from an expedition to the high Arctic seas
The 7th Teriberka Arctic Festival in the Murmansk Region surpassed its previous attendance record
A monument to Aleksandr Baranov, the first ruler of Russian Alaska, to be erected in Arkhangelsk
First tests of garbage collection robot successfully completed on Novaya Zemlya archipelago
SUP paddleboarding, sailing regatta and ice water swimming: recipe for good times in an old town
Shipbuilding, ship repair and human resources are the most important directions for the development of the North Sea Route
In preparation for the first-ever conquest of the North Pole on a paramotor, traveller Fyodor Konyukhov set two world records at once
The development of Russia's Arctic zone was one of the main topics of discussion at SPIEF
The first White Sea expedition, led by Michael Reinecke, began 195 years ago
Arctic Startup Expedition training programme launched in Russia
Canned goods are the most convenient products for northern regions and another brand that the Arctic has to offer
Yesterday's soldiers are offered jobs at leading enterprises in the Arctic and the Far East
Federal Centre for Arctic Medicine will help increase life expectancy in the Arctic
Residents of northern cities do not want to put up with garbage around
The Young Scientists' Forum in Arkhangelsk gets participants from more than 20 countries
Murmansk Region recently hosted the Environmental and Social Film Forum "Northern Character: Green Screen"
The first year of Russia's chairmanship of the Arctic Council has come to an end
A unique cultural project will tell about the peoples of the Russian Arctic and capture what their languages sound like
Why the search for a polar pilot who disappeared 85 years ago continues to this day
Volunteers of the Green Arctic project clean the Yamal Peninsula from the rubbish remaining there from the Soviet times
What secrets of the North will the Arctic Floating University try to uncover this year
A digital system created on Yamal will allow for the fastest possible response to oil spills
Students at Murmansk schools can tailor the experience to enjoy learning to the fullest
Economic realities are changing, but Russia's long-term plans in the Arctic remain unchanged
The ice-resistant self-propelled platform North Pole will soon set out on its maiden voyage
How the Nadezhda race helped to save the ancient traditions of Chukchi dog sled drivers
The Chukotka Autonomous Area may become a pilot region for junior exploration companies
A GIS map of northern languages will help to preserve them for the future of the Arctic
How Soviet scientists led by Ivan Papanin created a model polar station 90 years ago
A monument to Oleg Kuvaev will be erected in the northernmost city of Russia — Pevek, located in Chukotka
Why did the Union of Museums of Russia create the Subdivision of Arctic Museums?
Expedition North-2022 set to measure the speed of Arctic ice cap melting
Two new warehouses in Arkhangelsk and Norilsk to handle all types of cargo
Cutting-edge IT solutions will help fully unleash the potential of the North Sea Route
The first two Project 22220 vessels have already proved a worthy addition to the Russian icebreaker fleet
Interview with Maxim Mironov, Director of the Norilsk Development Agency
New Year's illumination, performances and parks of glowing ice sculptures: how the polar night is met in the northern regions
Arctic export categories: a closer look
How the Arctic region is overhauling its transport infrastructure
Why are reindeer called the main animals of the Russian north?
The first carbon control area in the Arctic will appear in Yamal
Why the Arctic Needs Digitalisation
The simplified requirements for envromental expert review during construction works in the Arctic have come into force.
Proven and new developments of arctic special equipment
Information and educational portal "Children of the Arctic" introduces Russians to the life, culture and languages of ethnic groups in the northern territories of the country
How the natural riches of the Arctic enable the launch of unique businesses
Top 10 professions in the highest demand across the regions of Russia's Arctic Zone.
A cross-cutting priority for the Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council is 'responsible governance for the sustainable Arctic.'
A modern urban environment is being created in the communities of the Arctic Zone, including the development of public spaces and squares, taking into account the natural and climatic features of the regions.
The Lapps are an ancient northern people living in the Arctic territories of four countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia.
Despite the difficult epidemiological situation, the Arctic agenda was actively discussed at a number of venues throughout 2020.
Name ”nganasany " was given to the people by scientists in the 1930s. The representatives of the people themselves call themselves "nya", which means "man".
The development of the urban environment standards in the Arctic Zone will begin in the coming year
Megafon and Rosgeologia are laying a subarctic communication line
The new road will provide new opportunities for economic development of the region’s western districts, Yamal’s governor said
Russia leads the world in solid minerals mining in the Arctic, contributing close to 40% of the global output of copper, nickel and diamonds, according to the data published by the Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IGEM RAS).
Why raising reindeer is so much more profitable than raising cows or pigs
More than 20 thousand new jobs will be created in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation in 2021
Why is the creation of Arctic engineering requires the best technology available
How Arctic swamps can provide people with shelter, fuel and fresh vegetables
How innovations in Russian legislation will help open new deposits in the Arctic
Why modular structures for wooden houses are in demand in the Arctic
To create biodegradable products, such as bags or packages, researchers developed a technology to make special biopolymers, which bacteria produce naturally
How gold from Arctic deposits can make Russia a world leader in the extraction of this precious metal
More than a third of the country's indigenous peoples live in the Russian Arctic: more than 82,000 out of 250.
Every spring in Russia, almost 30,000 km of roads vanish without a trace
The farm will produce qiviut, valuable soft underwool, according to its representative
How permanent cold gave the Arctic its key natural resource and provided people with great vacation opportunities beyond the Arctic Circle
The Arctic is an incredibly rich, but immensely difficult region to develop
Why the dog became a faithful companion of man from the very first steps through the Arctic expanses
Renovation and development of transport infrastructure in the Arctic is a strategic priority for Russia
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin held a meeting with the first investors in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation in the Murmansk region, during which he got acquainted with the announced projects, answered questions of interest and listened to proposals from entrepreneurs
There are few roads in the Arctic, and many cities and towns can only be reached by air for most of the year
A shelf is a portion of a continent that is submerged under the sea but shares the same geological structure
The Largest Special Economic Zone is Attracting More and More Entrepreneurs
Life in the Arctic can be extreme—and not just because of the freezing temperatures
The trees beyond the Polar Circle cannot boast extraordinary height or thickness, but they are true champions in the art of survival
Any entrepreneur registered in the Arctic who is ready to implement a new investment project and invest at least RUB 1 million will be able to obtain resident status.
Production of liquefied natural gas production in the Arctic will allow Russia to join the fight for leadership in the global LNG market
To master the natural resources of the Arctic, Russia had to develop unique construction technologies on permafrost
The new stage in the development of the Arctic aims at proving that anthropogenic impact on nature can be not only negative, but also positive
Rising temperatures endanger the very existence of the unique flora and fauna of the Arctic
How the 'Arctic G8' collectively decides the future of the region
Why many rotational workers managed to travel half the world and how they earn money for long trips
Far East Development Fund will take part in Arctic projects
It took Russia an entire millennium to explore the northern seas and the Arctic coast of Eurasia.
In 2020, the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation has received a new development impetus
Research results show that permafrost depth has decreased over the last 65 years.Krasnoyarsk Krai
The premise does not need heating in the spring and autumn.Yamal
The Yamal deposits will be developed according to a unified plan.Oil