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
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.
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
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
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
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