The Human Capital Development Agency in the Russian Far East and the Arctic is currently finishing an assessment of the need for personnel in the Russian ArcticEconomy
Five businesses have already been granted resident statusInvestment
This was necessary for justifying the outer border of the Russian continental shelf in front of the UN CommissionEconomy
The port of Liinakhamari with its investment project of a tourism cluster in Murmansk Region became the resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF), reports TASS citing the Press Service of Murmansk Region.
A draft bill, submitted to the government for review by the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, would entitle Russian citizens to receive plots of land in the country's Arctic region for free, to build homes or pursue whatever economic activity they see fit, TASS reports.Economy
Formation of the Development Fund for the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation is to commence in January 2021, according to the recently enacted National Economic Recovery Plan for the Russian Federation, TASS reports.Economy
According to the website of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, the organisers of the sailing expedition that took place in the waters of the Arctic and Siberia from 1 August to 30 September plan to use Russia's term as chairman of the Arctic Council to discuss the exploration of the Arctic zone on small vessels.Transport
So far, on the Arctic Russia portal, 114 potential projects have been registered in the personal account of one investor in the Arctic zone, including 33 projects that are planned to be implemented in the Murmansk region.Investment
According to the press service of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, as part of Russia's chairmanship of the Arctic Council, which is scheduled for 2021–2023, the Ministry will propose its own programme for interregional cross-border cooperation.Economy
Three constituent entities of the Federation, whose territories are fully or partially included in the Arctic zone of Russia, are among the ranking leaders by forming the activities of regulatory authorities in the regions.
The Ministry for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic has prepared a new version of the state programme "Social and Economic Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation" for 2021–2024.Economy
The Ministry for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, based on the results of the interim monitoring of the law enforcement practice of the array of federal laws on state support for entrepreneurship in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, is preparing a number of amendments to improve the operating principles of the preferences.Investment
Gazprombank will provide NOVATEK with a EUR 522 mn loan for the construction of two floating gas storage facilities in Murmansk and Kamchatka, the bank said. According to Kommersant, the barges are to be located in Murmansk and Kamchatka by the end of 2022.Gas
The vessel is to undergo ice trials on the wayTransport
It covered 130 kilometres and delivered a 150-kilogramme loadTransport
The budgetary allocations for the implementation of the state program in 2021 will amount to 4.4 billion rubles, in 2022 - 6.5 billion rubles, in 2023 - 6.5 billion rubles
The document is designed to improve their quality of lifeEconomy
The Commission of Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic considered and approved the applications submitted by the first five investors, who will be entered in the register of residents of the Russian Arctic zone within ten days.Investment
Socio-economic development and the structure of employment in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation has a number of featuresЭкономика
Climatologists have found that in the past few years, the area of ice in the Bering Sea has decreased to a minimumКлимат
Any Russian enterprise that launches a new project or type of activity in the Arctic regions can obtain the status of a resident of the Arctic zone.Economy
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.
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
The companies will establish a joint ventureInvestment
Stolitsa Arktiki MC, a subsidiary of the Far East Development Corporation and the Murmansk Region Development Corporation, has been established in Murmansk.Economy
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
The Ministry of Development of the Far East and the Arctic, together with the Federation Council Committee on Federal Structure, Regional Policy, Local Government and Northern Affairs, is preparing a series of solutions to overcome the problems that the regional airlines of the Far East and the Arctic have faced due to coronavirus.
Yuri Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, held a meeting on the further development of the single-industry towns of Vorkuta and Inta of the Komi Republic.Economy
In the Arctic regions, unemployment does not exceed 3% on average, which is lower than the national average.Economy
The Agency for the Development of Human Capital in the Far East and the Arctic, together with the Government of the Arkhangelsk Region, the Agency for the Development of the Arkhangelsk Region, the WorldSkills Union of Young Professionals, the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and the Northern State Medical University, will open the Human Capital Development Centre in Arkhangelsk.Economy
On Wednesday, 8 July, the senators reviewed and approved an array of federal laws on government support for entrepreneurship in the Arctic zone of Russia.Economy
According to Delovoy Petersburg, Hydrographic Enterprise, a subsidiary of the state-owned corporation Rosatom, and Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy JSC signed a state contract for the construction of the Utrenniy terminal of the Arctic LNG 2 project.Gas
The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East expects to achieve threefold, up to 3 million people a year, growth of tourist flow to the Arctic by 2035.
The Government allowed the use of foreign-flag vessels for coastal shipping in the Russian Federation if it is not possible to find Russian-flag vessels.Economy
The Russian Government ordered the International Arctic Forum 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue' to be held in 2021 in St. Petersburg.Economy
Over a million tourists travelled to the Arctic last yearEconomy
An investor can apply for a non-repayable subsidy of up to 20% of the total investment in the project if the latter is no less than RUB 300 millionInvestment
Amendments to the Tax Code which take effect from 1 April are set to further incentivise the extraction of hydrocarbons on the shelf, the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the development of gas chemistry, as well as the development of new oil and gas provinces in the Arctic zone.Oil