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
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 23 June, the lead universal icebreaker 'Arktika' of Project 22220 left St. Petersburg for the final stage of sea trials.
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 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
Novatek's first Arctic plant—Yamal LNG—has produced 30 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and shipped them to the global market.
The Russian Government issues an order for the construction of a new nuclear shipTransport