At the Russian North forum, participants showcased their Arctic development projects.Yamal
The Minister for the Development of the Far East and Arctic is confident that Russia's partner nations will take an interest in the project.International relations
The surge in cargo turnover was nearly half a million tons.Murmansk
The largest industry event in Asia, the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo (CFSE-2023), was held in Hongdao, PRC.
According to a Rosatom representative, the transit cargo flow is an indicator of the North Sea Route's demand, making its growth significant for the maritime logistics business.Transport
Two research groups embarked on a journey from Kandalaksha to Kirovsk.Science
Aysen Nikolaev also highlighted that significant emphasis is being placed on the IT sector in the republic's development.Yakutia
In the Murmansk Region, production of biotechnological products from manure, dung and fish waste will commence.Murmansk
The project of the research and education centre is developing a direction related to components and parts of equipment in the field of reverse engineering.Transport
The new establishment is situated in the Kola Bay area.
There are also plans to establish a unified educational cluster for training and retraining Arctic residents in high-demand specialties.Yakutia
The AARI Director believes that scientific cooperation in the Arctic will certainly develop internationally over the next decade.International relations
Almost 540 units of equipment were also shipped to the region.Chukotka
This programme is available to married or unmarried borrowers under 36 years old who have at least one child under 19 years old.Social projects
The Rai-Iz mountain range emerged as the most frequented peak.Yamal
Preliminary calculations suggest that the new ASEZ 'Arktika' (ASEZ 'Arctic') projects in 2024 will pull in over RUB 100 bn in investments and generate more than 1,000 jobs.
The company's next shipment along the North Sea Route is scheduled for the 2024 navigation season.Transport
Over the navigation period, 1.28 mn tons of cargo were dispatched, achieving 100.7% of the projected volume.Yakutia
The new LNG project in the Murmansk Region is expected to have three liquefaction lines, each with a capacity of 6.8 mn tons.Murmansk
The monitoring system allows for tracking changes in permafrost and conducting necessary repairs in a timely manner.Yamal
Gennady Guselnikov, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Interregional Association 'Siberian Agreement,' states that one of the future road's branches will lead to the Arctic.Transport
The carbon polygon site is transforming into a shared scientific and technological testing ground.
The company is engaged in monitoring permafrost soils and conducting scientific studies.Science
Amid new economic conditions, the Antey Group is exploring new logistics avenues: the North Sea Route, road, rail and air transport.Transport
The Pomors, known for their exceptional meteorology skills and meticulous weather research in the Arctic, have left behind omens and calendar proverbs that could aid in deciphering markings on ancient calendars, according to the expedition's press service.Science
Vladimir Putin has ordered an investigation into potential transportation discounts for new Arctic-based industries.Transport
The region is focused on developing its own workforce.
The model will facilitate a remote examination and analysis of various forms of support and protection of the rights of the indigenous peoples of the North in different countries, using the examples of three fictitious peoples—reindeer herders, fishermen and hunters.Education
As reported by Novatek, Arctic Mix, a technology based on mixed refrigerant, has been patented for it.Gas
Russia and China are working on an agreement for the Snezhinka Arctic station.International relations
At the BRICS regional cooperation conference, Olga Bakhmet, Head of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, suggested using the organisation's scientific fleet.Karelia
An agreement has been reached to prepare seafarers for Arctic navigation at the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University.Transport
The annual cargo volume at the Murmansk port is expected to rise from 56 to 110 mn tons.
The project is slated for completion within a four-year timeframe.Energy
The documents were transported to the Moscow Arctic Library.Science
Collaboration with Rosatom will enhance the environmental safety and resilience of the first Arctic container line, as well as aid in the decarbonisation of Arctic shipping, according to the company.Gas
As per the President's outlined plans, by 2024, transportation via the NSR is expected to reach 80 mn tons.Transport
The terminal, featuring two deep-water berths designed to accommodate vessels with a capacity of up to 6,000 tons of TEU, will be outfitted with state-of-the-art, high-performance equipment.Murmansk
Both parties have agreed to conduct the next consultation round in China in 2024.
The developers were offered internships at Skoltech's Centre for Applied AI, where they will be able to continue working on the project.Science
For Norilsk, scientists have recommended the use of perennial grass seeds.Taimyr
The authorities report that these districts are characterised by a sparse population and high potential for exploiting hydrocarbons and solid minerals such as manganese, chrome and copper ores, as well as zinc, lead and quartz.Economy
Despite challenging economic conditions and logistical challenges, Russian Arctic fishermen are exploring new avenues for exporting crab products.Murmansk
The voyage will last up to 75 days.Arkhangelsk
The championship will take place on Lama, a fjord lake located in the northern part of the Putorana Plateau, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.
The groundbreaking construction concept based on gravity-base structures will expedite the launch of new gas liquefaction capacities and cut down capital expenditures, as stated by Leonid Mikhelson, the company's CEO.Gas
To boost their tourism services, entrepreneurs sought marketing assistance from the Cluster Development Centre of the Murmansk Region to create a website.Murmansk
The new Regional Investment Standard from the Ministry of Economic Development aims to streamline the process of business scaling.Murmansk
Work on the initiative has already begun, with specialists updating points for cruise tourists' embarkation and disembarkation.Tourism
The project is based on a collection of audio recordings, magnetic tapes and cassettes about the music of the northern peoples, collected by ethnomusicologist Yuri Sheikin.Culture
In line with an agreement with the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation, over 9.2 billion rubles (including Indian capital) will be invested in the project, providing employment to 280 individuals.
Experts from the Melnikov Permafrost Institute of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science and the North-Eastern Federal University noted that in 5 out of 6 key areas of the region, winter road operation is likely to be affected by rising air temperatures in the near future.Infrastructure
There are 363 day camps, 12 stationary camps and 16 tent camps operating within the Arkhangelsk Region.Arkhangelsk
The project is part of the state program Scientific and Technological Development of the Russian Federation.Science
Special equipment for automatic temperature data transmission to the Roshydromet server will be installed in the well soon.Yamal
The expedition will focus on studying permafrost and the economic activities of the indigenous peoples of the North.Ecology
The component was produced within four months.
Preferential mortgages at 2% per annum will be extended to the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.Infrastructure
The ceremony was held during the state leader's visit to the Murmansk Region.Gas
According to preliminary estimates, the adoption of the draft law 'On Northern Supply' at the first stage will reduce the cost of life-supporting goods by an average of 15%.Infrastructure
The head of state noted that for these territories 'it is necessary to prepare development master plans for the period up to 2035.'Infrastructure
At the same time, 630 projects are being implemented using the benefits of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.Investment
New projects attract tourists with the opportunity to see the northern lights and landscapes of northern lakes, as well as immerse themselves in the atmosphere of rugged cliffs or fabulous snowy forests.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the development of unmanned aviation one of the state's priorities.Infrastructure
The total investment in the project is RUB 5 bn.Chukotka
Young northerners have the opportunity to talk to the Russian cosmonauts and ask them questions during the holiday organised under the Children of the Arctic programme at the Pearl of Russia camp in Anapa.Arkhangelsk
The manufacturer states it plans to produce 300 units of these vehicles each year.Transport
With Nornickel's support, the researchers visited Khatanga, Lake Taimyr, Severnaya Zemlya and the Shrenk River.Taimyr
The uniqueness of these tests consisted in performing take-off and landing in real conditions from the helipad of a drifting nuclear-powered icebreaker.
The promotion of AZRF resident vacancies through online job fairs will last until November 2023 and will reach more than 200,000 job seekers.Economy
The documentary consists of three short stories about the people of the Far North.Culture
The project results will be applicable to all regions where transport between sparsely populated areas is complicated by climatic peculiarities and seasonal floods.Nenets district
The company has ordered two or three more LNG tankers from another site for the Arctic LNG-2 project.Gas
Rosneft head Sechin: discovered resources in the Arctic amount to around 25 bn tons.Climate
The agreement calls for the establishment of the Arctic's first logistics company operating UAVs, and the creation of a centre of competence for unmanned technology in the district for replication in the Arctic regions.Nenets Autonomous Area may be among the leaders in the development of unmanned technologies. An agreement was signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) to develop the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the region. The document was signed by Yuri Bezdudny, governor of the NAA, and Igor Kalganov, CEO of T1 Holding. This is reported by the press service of the NAA governor.
FEDC will provide comprehensive support to the project, including assistance in developing an investment proposal and project, selecting a land plot, and applying for state support tools.Arkhangelsk
According to the head of the state corporation, Aleksey Likhachev, such orders are of interest to energy companies, among others.Energy
It is being implemented on the premises of the aluminium smelter in Nadvoitsy.Economy
The investment will amount to more than RUB 10 bn.Murmansk
Nord-Group LLC plans to invest about RUB 500 mn in the project.Nenets district
New trolleybuses will appear in the city this autumn.
The deputy prime minister had earlier stated that Russia needed to find a resource base for LNG projects for an additional 34 mn tons per year to increase its liquefied natural gas production to 100 mn tons.Yamal
The project was created on the initiative of the region's head, Aysen Nikolayev.Yakutia
Aleksey Chekunkov, Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, has identified operational access to domestic satellite data as one of the main challenges that need to be addressed in the near future.Transport
A total of RUB 2 tn will be invested in its development.Transport
In addition to business events, forum participants will be able to visit an Arctic bar, send a postcard with views of the High North anywhere in the world and take part in a raffle for tours to Russian Arctic regions.Economy
Research results show that permafrost depth has decreased over the last 65 years.
The premise does not need heating in the spring and autumn.Yamal
The Yamal deposits will be developed according to a unified plan.Oil
The material was handed over for further recycling and disposal.Yakutia
The district's entrepreneurs are implementing 82 projects with a total investment of RUB 26.9 bn.Yamal
Alexey Likhachev, Head of Rosatom, said that all important Arctic projects carried out jointly with Novatek, Nornickel and Rosneft are continuing despite the sanctions.Transport
Two seasons of 10 episodes each are available to Aeroflot passengers.
Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic: The Russian Cabinet is considering the application of an Arctic Mortgage.Social projects
Norilsk Voyage LLC, with the assistance of the Norilsk Development Agency (NDA), has become a new resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation.Norilsk
On 10 May, Salekhard will host the international youth conference 'The Arctic. The Edge of the Future.'Yamal
The competition began in October 2022 with 158 companies from 39 regions of the Russian Federation, and 15 teams made it to the finals.Yamal
The vehicles carry cargo to the Vostochno-Messoyakhskoye field, located on the Gydan Peninsula in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.Transport
This year's festival was dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the birth of Sami writer Lazar Dmitrievich Yakovlev.
The Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area attracts workers from other regions and countries because of its higher wages and northern exoticism.Yamal
The Navarin and Ussuri motor vessels will carry 22,000 tons of containerised and general cargo of food and industrial goods.Chukotka
The old ones are planned to be sent to the more difficult sections of the North Sea Route.Taimyr
According to the project manager, Anatoly Zhozhikov, Head of the UNESCO Department at North-Eastern Federal University, all the necessary work on the Russian part is 100% complete.Social projects
At the same time, the total funding for the programme in the country is about RUB 70 bn.
Serebryanaya Skazka Homeowners' Association unites 70 land users of the Serebryanka 8 km road agglomeration.Murmansk
Total investment under the agreements is more than RUB 110 bn.Investment
It is noted that there are many applications from Western countries as well.Ecology
It is a continuation of the Far Eastern Quarter programme.Social projects
The first harvest was recently taken off the Yamal icebreaker.Transport
Mayor Dmitry Karasev noted that the increase in traffic is linked to the launch of the Arctic Tourist and Recreational Cluster.
Aleksey Yeremeyev, chairman of the region's state assembly, noted that diesel fuel is mostly used in the north.Yakutia
Chernyshenko: Russia is ready to conduct research with Vietnam at Arctic research stations.Science
Aircraft will be on duty in the Murmansk Region in the summer.Transport
Russia's Glavgosexpertiza has issued a positive conclusion for the development of a water area to receive and maintain icebreakers and cargo vessels near a coal terminal on the Taimyr Peninsula.Energy
According to Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak, the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation has enormous mineral reserves.Transport
Children will receive training in areas such as IT technology, environmental education and military-patriotic education.
The centre will have four groups: field and technical, scientific and methodological, IT and organisational and logistics.Ecology
The event will take place on 11–12 May in Arkhangelsk.Arkhangelsk
The ABC-200 was developed by Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Rostec, for Russian Post's special project 'Unmanned Aerial Cargo Delivery.'Transport
The authors of the initiative propose to fix in the law the notions of 'territories of northern supply' and 'territories with a limited timeframe for the delivery of goods.'Transport
Payments are provided for the purchase, delivery and installation of fast-built houses for small indigenous peoples of the North who lead a traditional way of life.Krasnoyarsk Krai
Record-breaking funds are used for prospecting, discovering and exploring new deposits of oil and gas, precious metals and diamonds.
In 2023, the health campaign will cover more than 17,000 children from 6 to 17 years old in the Murmansk Region.Social projects
The construction of the main gas pipeline to Murmansk is being considered in conjunction with the development of the gas supply in the Republic of Karelia, through which this infrastructure will pass.Energy
32 apartment buildings will be built during 2023–2024 in the districts of the Sakha Republic that are part of the AZRF.Yakutia
Doctors have to travel in cars, all-terrain vehicles and helicopters to reach remote settlements.Yakutia
The geography of the programme is wide-ranging and affects most municipalities in the Murmansk Region.Murmansk
Four voyages are planned for this year.
The money will be used to repair and build social facilities and objects of the urban environmentSocial projects
The foundations for the city's collector and two sewage regulators, which ensure an even flow and treatment of wastewater, are now complete.Yamal
The Siberian Institute of Creative Industries Development will take part in promoting the crafts and trades of the northern peoples of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.Krasnoyarsk Krai
The scheduled events include The Power of Colour tourist festival, timed to coincide with the closing of the winter skiing season in Kirovsk, the Arctic festival Teriberka and the Bering Strait festival in the Chukotka Region.Zapolyarye
In 2022, the federal budget allocated RUB 500 million for the programme, allowing 9,600 children to vacation in Russia's southern resorts.Economy
Rosatom announces the selection of a developer of a unified digital services platform for the NSR
In February 2023, Glavgosexpertiza Russia issued a positive opinion on the design and estimate documentation for the construction of a plant to produce and process gas-chemical products at the Kumzhinskoye and Korovinskoye gas-condensate fields in the Nenets Autonomous AreaNenets district
Volunteers from China, Serbia, Iran and Congo have indicated their willingness to take part in the third field season of a large-scale Russian public eco-projectEcology
The ichthyofauna of the northern seas has become 66% more diverseClimate
Equipment of large capacity, scrap metal and bulky waste can only be removed by ice-class vessels.Ecology
Nikolay Korchunov, Chairman of the Senior Officials Committee of the Arctic Council, also drew the attention of these states' representatives to Rosatom's projects in the field of building small-capacity nuclear power plants.Science
Nornickel held preliminary consultations with Sami and reindeer herding enterprises in the Lovozero district to conduct an ethnological survey.
The first batch of finished products is due to reach the market at the end of 2023.Nenets district
The harvesting campaign and herd inventories in Komi reindeer herding farms have been completed.Komi
The new AZRF resident also plans to produce cheeses based on classic recipes.Yamal
In 2022, 11,667 children were born in Yakutia.Yakutia
A new constellation of spacecraft will allow the Arctic to be monitored every 15 minutes.Climate
It is also envisaged that smaller vessels will be used for transport on the NSR.
Investments in the project will amount to about RUB 2.4 bn.Murmansk
Students are transferred to project-based learning.Yakutia
The roadmap for the development of the port area was discussed at a meeting chaired by the head of Yakutia, Aysen Nikolayev.Yakutia
Bus stops are equipped with infra-red heaters and 10mm-thick tempered glass.Murmansk
Construction and installation work at the Zhatai shipyard should be completed by the end of this year.Transport
The use of vibration excitation devices will minimise the risks of abnormal situations on transmission lines when exposed to adverse weather conditions.
The management of the air harbour in Yamal's gas capital has reported on last year's achievements.Yamal
Between 2023 and 2024, the government will allocate almost RUB 4 bn to create a digital ecosystem for the North Sea Route (NSR).Transport
Chukotka Prospectors' Artel, a new FPV resident, will start developing the Bystrinskoye gold deposit in the Chaunsky district of Chukotka.Chukotka
According to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, the funds will enable the construction and renovation of kindergartens, schools, polyclinics, cultural centres and sports facilities.Economy
Statistics on the number of small indigenous peoples of the Far North in Russia are published.Zapolyarye
In the Laptev Sea and in the Vilkitsky Strait, ice thickness ranged from 70 cm to 1.5 m.
More than 20,000 people visited the region.Arkhangelsk
With the opening of winter navigation in the waters of the North Sea Route, logistics for Vostok Oil's oil and gas project resumed.Transport
Yakutia's tin output in the first six months of 2022 was 360 tons, up 12% from 2021.Infrastructure
The Russian Environmental Operator has published a new ranking of regions by solid waste management efficiencyMurmansk
The new electric all-terrain vehicle has been tested at low temperatures for the first time.Science
Minister Aleksey Chekunkov notes that LNG accounts for over 60% of cargo traffic
Foreign volunteers will be able to participate in the projectEcology
The plan is to build two tourist villages and several glamping sites, develop a network of hiking trails and landscaped paths to waterfalls and equip two airstrips for small aircraft.Murmansk
By 2025, their number is to be reduced to seven.Ecology
Yamal is creating facilities for the proper storage, maintenance, and safe operation of Eco vehicles.Yamal
The Kayur company has launched snowmobile passenger and cargo transportation services in ChukotkaChukotka
The annual monitoring of Russia's Arctic zone seas has revealed an increase in the ice coverage of the Arctic Ocean's eastern seas in 2022.According to research data from the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), the Barents and Kara Seas in the western part of the Russian Arctic have had their area under ice decrease. The average annual temperature here was also higher than normal, says the Krasnaya Vesna news agency.
The Soba Fish Hatchery expects to harvest at least 30 mn eggs of muksun fish by the end of 2022, which is almost twice as much as last year, when 16 million eggs were produced.Ecology
Alexander Guryev, professor at the Department of Pulp-and-Paper and Wood Chemical Production at the Northern Arctic Federal University, said they should replace the plastic ones.Ecology
In the Laborovaya village in the Priuralsky district of YNAA, the installation of a hybrid power plant powered by diesel, solar and wind energy has been completed.Ecology
In Yamal, 16 investment programmes are being implemented in the heat and power sector.Yamal
The regional authorities have applied for inclusion of the port in this programme, which provides preferential tariffs for regular cabotageTransport
Decommissioned Soviet-built nuclear icebreakers will be scrapped.
In January–September 2022, coal production in Yakutia increased by 35% year-on-year to 28.7 mn tons.Yakutia
The Yakutian authorities will almost double funding for the state programme 'Preservation and development of state and official languages' in the region in 2023.Yakutia
It will be completed on a special quay at the Baltic Shipyard.Transport
A network of carbon polygons and carbon farms is planned in Yakutia, which will help the republic switch to a low-carbon economy faster, which in turn will reduce the amount of climate-altering greenhouse gases.Ecology
FSUE Rosmorport has signed a contract with Rosatom State Corporation to lease three diesel icebreakers to operate in the Arctic during the winter of 2022–2023.Transport
A regional mechanism based on Capital Investment Protection and Promotion Agreements (CIPPA) will be launched to support investors in the Arkhangelsk Region.
The meeting was held as part of the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference 'Problems of Forest Inventory and Forest Management.'Arkhangelsk
This is needed to ensure the production of propellers, said Marat Yeseyev, Scientific Director of the world-class Russian Arctic Research and Education Centre.Science
These include an oil and gas centre in Usinsk, a centre for the development of mineral resources and mountain tourism in Inta and a transport, logistics and industrial centre in Vorkuta.Komi
The development allows defects to be detected up to 10% more often.Infrastructure
A favourable opinion on the reconstruction project of the Beringovsky seaport located in the Ugolnaya Bay in Chukotka was issued by the Glavgosexpertiza.Infrastructure
Nornickel opened a new scrap metal recycling site.
On 28 October 2022, a regular meeting of the State Commission for Arctic Development, a key body to coordinate the formation and implementation of state policy in the polar region, was chaired by Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District.Infrastructure
Students from the Arctic regions—pupils in grades 5–8—became participants in the Children of the Arctic programme of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic.Tourism
Magnit retail chain has started test shipments of groceries and consumer goods via the North Sea Route (NSR) to St. Petersburg.Transport
The region's head predicts that Chukotka would use 70% clean energy by 2030.Infrastructure
They will undertake radar monitoring in addition to providing information on hydrometeorological conditions at high latitudes and broadband internet connectivity.Transport
Plans were made to invest half a billion rubles to expand and update the Arkhangelsk algae plant's production facilities by 2026.
EMERCOM of Russia is planning to build an Integrated Emergency Rescue Centre in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.Yamal
The authorities of the YNAA and PJSC Gazprom discussed the prospects for cooperation during a working meeting.Yamal
The Ural, universal nuclear-powered icebreaker, project 22220, under construction at Baltic Shipyard, St. Petersburg, has begun its sea trials.Transport
Alexander Tsybulsky, Governor of Arkhangelsk Region, and Gadzhimagomed Huseynov, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, during a working meeting, discussed the readiness of investors to implement major industrial projects as part of the creation of an advanced development territory in Pomorie.Arkhangelsk
By 2025, up to 98% of the population of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will be provided with sustainable access to high-speed Internet and quality cellular communications thanks to the Synergy of the Arctic project, an agreement on the implementation of which was signed between the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media and the region.Infrastructure
In Yamal, the venison harvesting campaign is gaining momentum. More than 2,200 tons of reindeer meat are scheduled to be harvested this season, which will last until the end of December.
The opening of the first eco-industrial tourist route 'Shpil 555' took place in the vicinity of Nickel.Tourism
The fleet of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute plans to increase by one more unit.Science
The government has extended the current Single Subsidy programme in the Far East to regions in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.Infrastructure
According to Dmitry Livanov, Rector of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, a favourable state expert review of the project is expected in late 2022 – early 2023, after which construction of the facility will begin.Science
The estimated investment is about RUB 150 mn.Yakutia
According to Rosenergoatom's Director of Economics and Finance, the data centre is to be located directly within the plant perimeter.
Three landfill sites equipped with sorting complexes with a capacity of over 400,000 tons will be built in the Arkhangelsk Region by the end of 2024.Arkhangelsk
The Burlak all-terrain vehicles can now be equipped with a drilling rig. The innovation will make it possible to use the Russian all-terrain vehicle for year-round exploration work in regions with a harsh climate and in complete off-road conditions.Transport
Yuzhnoye and Severnoye Ice Protection Structures will protect the water area from drifting ice that could damage berths and vessels.Yamal
A new investor in the Murmansk Region, Aurora, which has become the 500th resident of the AZRF, plans to build a year-round hotel and tourist complex.Investment
VEB.RF State Corporation will finance the construction at Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard of eight crab vessels designed to operate in Russia's northern waters.Transport
Experts from the Arctic Tourism Laboratory visited sites in the Tersky District and analysed resources to improve the existing tourism product.
In the Murmansk Region, the main modernisation of spaces under this project has been completed: 13 sports spaces, 11 canteens, 19 public spaces, 18 classrooms and four greenhouses have been transformed in schools.Murmansk
Over the next few years, 14 helicopters, nine of which are designed specifically to operate in high latitudes, will join the EMERCOM's aviation force.Transport
This summer, 127,000 tourists visited the Murmansk Region.Murmansk
Programmers from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will develop a digital trading platform that will enable representatives of the indigenous peoples of the North to sell goods of traditional folk crafts online.Yakutia
Such vessels require retrofitting for tourism because they have been used for research purposes, said Sergey Gorkov, head of the holding company.Transport
The Far East Development Corporation (FEDC) and the First Ore Mining Company have signed an agreement to build a mining and processing plant on Yuzhny Island in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, Arkhangelsk Region, which will be based on the Pavlovskoye lead-zinc ore deposit.
The Yakutian authorities signed a concession agreement with Sakhaneftegazsbyt at the Eastern Economic Forum for the reconstruction and modernisation of oil and gas storage facilities in the republic.Yakutia
It is capable of arriving at the work site, drifting in the Arctic Ocean for up to two years and returning to port without the aid of an icebreaker.Infrastructure
On 17 September, Monchegorsk will host the Arctic Investor Day, which will showcase the investment opportunities of the city and the region, as well as the results of the Murmansk Region's Arctic benefits package and striking projects by residents of the Russian Arctic zone.Murmansk
Admiralty Shipyards has commissioned the North Pole ice-resistant self-propelled platform (ISP), a research and expedition vessel designed for long-term drifting in the Arctic ice.Transport
Vostok Air, a new resident of the Yakutia Advanced Special Economic Zone (ASEZ), is organising the Heliport Yakutsk helicopter centre. The enterprise will create a modern aviation technical base for import-substituting service for foreign-made helicopters and will be able to receive aircraft 24 hours a day.Infrastructure
The first full-time stage of the Arctic Challenge programme, a project of the Far East Development Corporation and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives supported by the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, took place in Moscow.
The nuclear-powered lighter carrier Sevmorput successfully returned to Murmansk and completed the programme of the first round-trip coaster envisaged by the North Sea Route Development Plan to 2035. The ship delivered 21 containers of fish, machinery and drilling equipment to the capital of the Kola Peninsula.Transport
More than 3,500 people have received a total of 2,600 hectares of land under the Hectare in the Arctic programme since its launch a year ago. At the same time, the number of applications submitted by citizens exceeded 7,200, the Far East Development Corporation (FEDC) said.Far Eastern hectare
A NAVigational TEleX (NAVTEX) shore station will be installed in the Chukchi port of Pevek to ensure safe navigation along the North Sea Route. It is designed to provide navigational and meteorological information. The construction project has been approved by Glavgosexpertiza Russia.Transport
FSUE Rosmorport's diesel electric-powered icebreaker Viktor Chernomyrdin was granted the Passenger ship characteristic in the class notation. As of now, the vessel can be used for Arctic cruises, including trips to the North Pole, in a period free of statutory activity.Transport
ArktikGeolDobycha and GOLDARCTIC became residents of the Russian Arctic Zone (AZRF) with projects for the exploration and development of natural ore, placer and man-made gold and silver deposits in the Arctic zone of the Chukotka Autonomous Area.Chukotka
The first Arctic: Breaking the Ice forum and festival will be held in Usinsk, Komi Republic on 16-18 August as part of the main events schedule of Russia's chairmanship in the Arctic Council in 2021-2023, operated by the Roscongress Foundation with the support of the ANCO Clean Arctic.
The bill should regulate the procedure for the creation, operation and closure of rotational settlements.Yakutia
The first Skills Championship in northern professions will be held in Murmansk from 10 to 14 August. Participating will be 80 contestants aged 16 to 22, representing nine Arctic regions.Murmansk
Participants in the plenary session 'Tourism in the Arctic. Rapid Development' at the Bering Strait International Festival will discuss ways to improve the tourism industry in the Russian North.Zapolyarye
As part of the North Sea Route development, a needs-based programme for the construction of ice-class cargo ships until 2035 shall be created.Transport
The project for a new vertically integrated gas chemical complex for methanol production in the Nenets Autonomous Area was discussed by Irek Faizullin, Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation, Igor Manylov, head of Glavgosexpertiza, and representatives of the investor, RusChem Management Company LLC.Gas
Governor Andrey Chibis noted that the Murmansk Region remains the leader in applications among the Arctic regions. 4,500 applications for obtaining an Arctic Hectare on the Kola Peninsula have been submitted; 2,000 plots have been provided, and contracts are being concluded for 600 more applications.
Andrey Chibis, Governor of the Murmansk Region, held a working meeting with Zhanna Sedova, Director General of Enel Russia PJSC, regarding the implementation of the investment project for the construction and subsequent operation of the Kola Wind Farm.Energy
Production drilling has begun at the Payakhskoye field. The operations involve unique drilling rigs, designed for the harsh Far North conditions and manufactured at Russian machine-building plants.Krasnoyarsk Krai
An integrated plan for the development of the North Sea Route until 2035 was submitted for consideration by the Russian Government. It covers both infrastructure development and the construction of new icebreakers, the launch of satellites, the improvement of security systems, and the updating of meteorological technologies.Transport
The Supervisory Board of the Chukotka advanced economic development territory chaired by the Governor of the Chukotka Autonomous Area Roman Kopin, attended by representatives of the Ministry of Far East and Arctic Development of Russia and the Far East and the Arctic Development Corporation, as well as federal and regional authorities, met in Anadyr.Chukotka
Suring his visit to Arkhangelsk, Aleksey Chekunkov, Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic visited the region's leading universities and research centers – the Northern State Medical University (NSMU) and the Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NAFU).Education
On 21 July, Atomflot's Sevmorput nuclear container ship called at the roadstead of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy seaport. The vessel delivered 149 containers and 48 metal structures to Kamchatka.
A conference on waste and microplastics in the Arctic was held at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University in Arkhangelsk on 20 July 2022. The event within the framework of Russia's chairmanship in the Arctic Council was organized by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia jointly with the Roscongress Foundation.Ecology
On 19 July, the Icebreaker of Discoveries expedition, organized by Rosatom State Corporation, set off from the port of Murmansk. Participating are the winners of the Big Break competition.Education
The 7th Arctic Festival ended in Teriberka. This year's event broke the attendance record, set a year earlier.Culture
The requirements for the total investment volume and the minimum number of jobs to be created were excluded from the conditions, the government decree says.Investment
The control stage of the North Pole ice-resistant self-propelled platform completedTransport
This decision was made at the meeting on the use of scientific and technological reserves and human resources of universities and scientific organisations for the technology development in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, held under the leadership of Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District.
Organisers of the VII Teriberka Arctic Festival presented the business and cultural programme of the event.Murmansk
Leader Multifunctional Company (MC Leader LLC), a resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation, has concluded a contract with the Federal State Budget Institution Avialesokhrana and joined the fight against wildfires in Yakutia.Yakutia
Every day, volunteers will ascend to a height of 1,000 m.Ecology
In 2016, employees of the Russian Arctic National Park discovered a unique vesselScience
AZRF resident Chukotatomenergo (a division of Rosatom State Corporation) is developing the construction of a marine terminal designed to provide energy for the Baimskoye ore deposit development project.Chukotka
At the meeting, the development of the shipbuilding industry, the North Sea Route and the development of mineral deposits in the Arctic were discussed.
The stand of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic became a platform for 16 events on the Arctic agenda.Economy
The museum will exhibit the remains of the mammoth Tadibe, found in 2020 in the Seyakhinskaya tundra.Culture
The presentation of the best tourist routes of the AZRF regions was held at the stand of the Ministry of the Russian Far East Development — 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue'.Economy
The Arctic Settlement Design Code is a set of standards and codes of practice governing the appearance of the urban environment in the Arctic.Infrastructure
The project is aimed at attracting managers from all regions of the Russian Federation to key positions in the governments of the Arctic regions and in the leading enterprises of the Arctic zone, thus creating social elevators for the Russian residents.Economy
There are plans to create more than 182 thousand jobs in 64 fields in the Arctic by 2035.
Beringpromugol will deliver more than 1 million tons of solid fuels to the market in 2022.Chukotka
The aim is to monitor the anthropogenic load and the preservation of rock art.Karelia
It pays special attention to the ethnic factor in entrepreneurship.Economy
The business programme of the stand includes more than 15 events.Economy
In the Russian Arctic, 20% out of 432 projects implemented under the preferential regime of the AZRF relate to the tourism sector.Investment
The discussion was held within the framework of the conference on preserving human health in the Arctic, which took place in the capital of Pomorie on 1–3 June.
Atomflot is working on opening a regular seasonal shipping line in the waters of the North Sea Route.Infrastructure
Navigation on the North Sea Route will be carried out by Rosatom.Infrastructure
Since 1 August 2021, the largest number of applications for ‘hectares’ in the Arctic were received in the Murmansk Region, the Republic of Karelia, the Arkhangelsk Region and the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area.Far Eastern hectare
A total of thirteen structures that are no longer fit for operation will be dismantled.Ecology
The port of Lavna will become an important transport hub on the North Sea Route.Infrastructure
This was announced at the Arctic: Territory of Development Conference on Ensuring a Comfortable Urban Environment.
Potential residents of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) will be able to calculate their savings over 10 years when implementing investment projects in the region.Murmansk
On 23–25 May, Yakutsk is hosting the Arctic: Territory of Development Conference on Ensuring a Comfortable Urban Environment.Infrastructure
The president of Russia noted the impressive achievements of Russian Arctic polar explorers at high latitudes.Culture
RITM-200 is the seventh reactor of the 22220 series produced at the Machine-Building Factory of Podolsk.Energy
More than 25 representatives of the restaurant industry of the Murmansk region will take part in forming the menu of the festival's gastronomic food court.Murmansk
Intensive development of the Yanolovo joint-stock company is connected with a sharp increase in demand for metal.
The opening of the mini-plant will improve the quality of construction in the Srednekolymsky District of Yakutia and provide an alternative to wooden buildings.Yakutia
Last year, it was visited by about 486 thousand people.Murmansk
A total of 24.5 million rubles will be invested in the project, aimed at improving the tourist attractiveness of the region.Chukotka
The company will provide face and body treatments, spa services, laser procedures, massage and hydro massage.Chukotka
The workshop is already called the lasrgest in Russia.Murmansk
The collected scrap will be taken to steel mills for further processing.
The areas in question include sites in the Gulf of Ob and the Yenisei Bay.Oil
The president of the Russian Federation emphasised that Russia is open for joint work with all interested partners.Economy
The President of the Russian Federation asked to specify the investment projects and obligations of cargo shippers in terms of volumes in the plan.Economy
The total investment in these projects exceeds 1.3 trillion rubles.Economy
Phlogopite mica is a unique raw material used for the production of electrical insulating materials.Murmansk
The service and excursion centre for travellers on the territory of the Kola Peninsula will be created at the end of 2025.
A project office comprised of the Corporation's experts, representatives from educational institutions and key NSR enterprises is proposed to be formed.Education
Approximately 200 athletes from Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will take part in the international competition.Murmansk
It took three months to prepare for the museum's opening.Yamal
Priority will be given to activities aimed at the development of investment projects.Economy
The Elgen company will produce more than 1,400 ounces of precious metal annually.Yakutia
The company does not abandon its plans to develop the project and intends to launch industrial coal mining this year.
This was reported by the Governor of the Murmansk Region Andrey Chibis during a briefing session.Murmansk
A new resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation plans to create a modern storage infrastructure in Murmansk by the summer of 2025.Murmansk
The initiative aims at providing information for supervision and management decision making and consolidation of knowledge about rare and endangered animal and plant species of the Arctic regions of Russia.Zapolyarye
On 28 March, 39 Moscow schoolchildren went on a training ski hike in Karelia. Seven of them prepare to take part in the Great Arctic expedition to Cape Chelyuskin, the northernmost point of the Russian continent.Karelia
Russia is seven years ahead of Europe, the U.S. and Japan have launched into highly elliptical orbit the first meteorological satellite Arktika-M in 2021, said the head of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexander Sergeev, at a working meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Science
The Arctic Development Project Office participated in the Clean Country Forum held at the Skolkovo Technopark.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Dmitry Artyukhov, the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area (YNAA). He suggested paying 'northern' bonuses to government employees in the Arctic zone from the first days of their work.Economy
More than 8.1 thousand land plot applications were submitted within the Hectare in the Arctic programme. The contracts with 2.3 thousand citizens are already signed, reports the Russian Far East and Arctic Development Corporation (FEDC).Far Eastern hectare
Pevek, the northernmost city in Russia, plans to start making soda based on its own tundra berry concentrate.Investment
The AYAKS company will manufacture several dozen types of products, including fresh-frozen, dried, salted and smoked fish.Investment
The Far East and Arctic Development Corporation has taken part in the round table Energy Security of the Far North and Far East Regions, which was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation as part of the 7th international conference The Arctic: Sustainable Development.Energy
From 1 March to 15 April 2022, the Severnoye Tushino park in Moscow will host a photo exhibition dedicated to the project Children of the Arctic. The images installed in the park's central square tell about the life of indigenous peoples of the North.Culture
The universal port of Lavna in the Murmansk Region and the railroad approaches to it will be built according to the estimated deadlines and numbers.Investment
Over RUB 43 bn will be invested in the project
ROSATOM's North Sea Route (NSR) Directorate states that the platform will serve up to 1,500 usersTransport
The newly available destinations will include Tyumen, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Perm, Kazan and SochiTransport
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
According to Alexander Tsybulsky, head of the region, the sources of financing establishment of the new centre will be identified next year.Infrastructure
The filmmakers will receive RUB 300 thousandCulture
The meat will be delivered to Almaty
According to the Minister of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and Arctic, the new projects will help create 16.5 thousand jobs.Investment
The reference names of the new towns are Biryusa, Lesosibirsk, Dubches, Turukhan, Norilsk, and DiksonInfrastructure
An emergency response centre has been set up to provide urgent assistance to vessels caught in difficult ice conditionsTransport
The Northern Department of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Rosgidromet) has opened several positions at polar weather stations in the Arctic Zone of Russia.Economy
The first unmanned aerial vehicles for the Russian Post were tested in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area, reports the press office of the region's governor.Transport
The main themes are announced as the Digital Future of Libraries and the Museum as Creator of Regional Values
The first meeting of the Organizing Committee for the Arctic: Territory of Dialogue, the VI International Arctic Forum, takes placeThe International Arctic Forum
The programme has received around 4,000 applicationsFar Eastern hectare
The Park will occupy the premises of the former headquarters of the 10th ArmyArkhangelsk
Thanks to government efforts, small businesses will now find it easier to become residents of the Arctic ZoneInvestment
Aleksey Chekunkov, Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic, took part in the meeting of the State Duma Committee on the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic.Economy
According to Governor Dmitry Artyukhov, thermometric wells have already been drilled in Salekhard, Labytnangi and Novy Urengoy
According to Aleksey Isachkin, Deputy Director of the Department of Shipbuilding Industry and Marine Facilities, the ministry is planning to acquire 318 ships.Transport
"Ivan Papanin" will be high-speed in its ship class and will be able to overcome ice up to 2.1 m thickTransport
Over 4 thousand applications for the Arctic hectare were received in two months, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev reported in the Federation Council on Wednesday when speaking on the implementation of the Arctic Zone development strategy.Far Eastern hectare
Aleksey Chekunkov, the head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, said that starting from 2022 the nuclear-powered LASH carrier Sevmorput will perform voyages at least three times a year with a return to the point of departureTransport
The parties will offer new products and services to develop staffing mechanisms, promote the WorldSkills movement, and create opportunities for children and youth to develop their talents.Economy
The Umka glamping facility was opened to travellers on 14 September in Chukotka Autonomous Area.
The missile cruiser submarine Orel and the strategic nuclear missile cruiser submarine Verkhoturye are taking part in the exercisesTransport
A new 2.5-thousand-hectare natural landscape park, Teriberka, is to open in the Arctic.Ecology
Camels have been found in one of the most remote northern regions of Yakutia's Arctic zone.Zapolyarye
The Minister for the Development of the Far East and Arctic, Aleksey Chekunkov, and the Governor of Yamal, Dmitry Artyukhov, held a working meeting in Moscow.Infrastructure
The new route has linked two groups of ancient rock art sites — Zalavruga and Besovy Sledki — into a single track, Artur Parfenchikov, the head of the republic, announced on VKontakte on Friday.
The expedition participants will also take samples from old-growth forests and carry out dendrological research in the Kholmogorsk district of the regionEcology
Discussions will be held on improving the quality of life of people living in the Arctic regionEconomy
Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Trutnev: 2,600 Arctic Hectare applications have been received in a weekEconomy
The official ceremony dedicated to the launch of the Children of the Arctic information portal took place at the Far East Development Corporation's presentation venue in Moscow.Culture
The terminal, with a capacity of more than one million passengers a year, will open in the summer of 2023.Infrastructure
The Far East and Arctic Development Corporation and the Russian Export Centre discussed promoting Far Eastern and Arctic companies and the goods and services they produce abroad.
As part of the exercise, twelve emergency drills will be conducted in six of Russia's subarctic regions, each of which reflects the specific nature of the area's potential emergencies.Infrastructure
The 60th AZRF resident has officially been registered in the region, ready to invest around RUB 13 mn in its project.Murmansk
The participants will go on a 5-km trek to an ancient glacier located on the southern slope of the Rai-Iz massif.Yamal
A project to clean up the Arctic coastal zone is being implemented in Yakutia in line with the principles of a public-private partnership.Yakutia
The total investment in the two projects is around RUB 500 mn.Murmansk
41 companies in the region have become residents of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. The total investment in their projects is over RUB 2 bn.
The Norilsk renovation project is aimed at improving the citizens' quality of life and is closely linked to the development of the city's main employer and the Krasnoyarsk Territory in general.Norilsk
The project is aimed at offering recreation and entertainment activities to attract more tourists to the region.Chukotka
Over the course of the year, 57 Murmansk projects received resident status, including private entrepreneurs.Murmansk
It makes itpossible to allocate additional resources for the implementation of social tasks in the territory of the Russian ArcticInvestment
Companies that operate in the Arctic Zone will have some of their infrastructural construction and repair costs compensated
Over the 27-day submission period, the organisers received 8,195 drawings from 7,232 artists between 6–17 years old.Zapolyarye
Ethno-tourism is one of the priority goals for the development of the macro-regionInvestment
The Agency for Human Capital Development in the Russian Far East and the Arctic, together with Petrozavodsk State University and the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov have estimated the staffing needs of the Russian Arctic zone's economy.Economy
On 1 June 2021, an online service will be launched in the Arctic for the free provision of land plots for any non-prohibited economic activity and sea plots for aquaculture.Investment
The Ministry for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic wants Russian and international private companies to have easier access to Russia's continental shelf in the Arctic and the Pacific as of 2021Investment
The Russian Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East has drafted the federal law 'On Amendments to the Federal Law "On State Support for Entrepreneurial Activity in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation"'.
The reindeer population has shrunk dramatically in the coastal region of Pomorye.Zapolyarye
Alexey Vashkevich, Director for Technology Development of Gazprom Neft, notes that production remains profitable even at current pricesEconomy
The terminal is scheduled to go into operation in March 2023Economy
AO Yanolovo has staked out its claim as the first resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF)Economy
The money will be spent on the purchase of equipment, new laboratories and renovation of buildings
Using the service for any tour operator may be free to turn to professional consultants for marketing of tourism productEconomy
A new generation of deep-sea rescue vehicles adapted for Arctic operations is being developed for the Russian Navy, reported TASS news agency.Transport
The capsule was left in the Arctic by a resident of Saint Petersburg during a polar cruise aboard the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50 Let PobedyZapolyarye
According to researchers, miners should switch to searching for primary diamond depositsEconomy
The projects were introduced by the governor of the Murmansk Region, Andrei ChibisInfrastructure
The Solovetsky Islands might become the pilot territory in which to introduce the concept of engaging private investment in the development of distributed power generation, in particular, that based on renewable energy, TASS reportsInfrastructure
The Prime Minister of Russia, Mikhail Mishustin, signed a list of orders based on the results of his working trip to the Murmansk RegionTransport
The President stressed that this applies not only to oil companies, but also to many others, including metallurgical enterprisesEconomy
It is planned to conduct interviews with native speakers of the languages of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic, collect materials from public and private archives about the linguistic and cultural heritage
It is planned to create 15 world-class scientific and educational centers in RussiaScience
More than a thousand earthquakes are recorded in the Arctic every yearScience
According to the results of laboratory tests, its efficiency in ice conditions reaches 80%Oil
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
The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Human Capital Development Agency of the Far East and the Arctic have prepared a draft of the programme for state support of the traditional economic activities of small indigenous communities living in the Arctic regions of Russia
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.Investment
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
The Far East Development Corporation and investors have entered the first agreements on projects in the Russian Arctic zone; investor projects had previously been approved by the Committee of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic.Investment
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
The heavy multipurpose transport helicopter Mi-26 can get an Arctic version, as reported by TASS with reference to Andrey Boginsky, CEO of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec).
'The integrated expeditionary unit of the Northern Fleet and the Russian Geographical Society to the Arctic, located on the Ilya Muromets icebreaker, has completed its missions in the eastern regions of the Chukchi Sea', TASS news agency reported.Transport
The document is designed to improve their quality of lifeEconomy
According to Zarina Doguzova, Head of the Agency, this proposal should be formalised in a new law on tourismInfrastructure
On the way, he will pass ice testsТранспорт
Socio-economic development and the structure of employment in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation has a number of featuresЭкономика
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
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.
The cross erected by Georgy Sedov's expedition in 1913 was discovered in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago by the participants of the joint Arctic expedition which the Northern Fleet is making together with the Russian Geographical Society (RGO) and the Russian Arctic National Park on MB-12 sea tug, TASS reports.Infrastructure
The federal budget will allocate more than RUB 5 bln for the implementation of the New Murmansk project.Murmansk
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
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.
On behalf of Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, a bill has been prepared that will allow the Russians to receive free land plots in the Russian Arctic zone for the purpose of building a house or running any business.Economy
On 13 July 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the array of federal laws on the system of preferences in the Arctic.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.Economy
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
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.
On 23 June, the lead universal icebreaker 'Arktika' of Project 22220 left St. Petersburg for the final stage of sea trials.Infrastructure
The Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia supports the liberalisation of access of companies to the Arctic shelf, which was proposed earlier by the Ministry for Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic.Economy
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.Economy
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
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.
President Vladimir Putin has approved the foundations of the Russian national Arctic policy until 2035.Economy
Novatek's first Arctic plant—Yamal LNG—has produced 30 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and shipped them to the global market.Gas