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
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
How the 'Arctic G8' collectively decides the future of the region
Rising temperatures endanger the very existence of the unique flora and fauna of the Arctic
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
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
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.
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
The resident is implementing a project to supply power to the Baimsky Mining and Processing Plant, which is being built in the Chukotka advanced special economic zone, using modernised floating power units.Chukotka
Alexey Chekunkov, the head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, has delivered a report on the development of the Northern Sea Route before the Federation Council.Economy
The collected scrap will be taken to steel mills for further processing.Yakutia