Russian government initiates bill on support for businesses in the Arctic
The Russian government prepared a bill on state support for businesses working in the Russian Arctic zone. The bill’s text was posted on the government’s website, TASS reported.
On the pretext of environmental considerations
Russia was the first country to apply to the UN Commission for expanding its Arctic shelf outside 200-mile exclusive economic zone. It happened 17 years ago on December 20, 2001. The application had …
Northern Sea Route’s navigation extends by one month in warming climate - experts
Higher temperatures in Russia’s Arctic regions extend navigation along the Northern Sea Route by one month, Professor Oleg Anisimov of the State Hydrology Institute said on Friday.
Out of sight
The key problems of indigenous peoples which are largely socio-economic in nature still remain out of sight of polar states. The 13th Arctic Parliamentary Conference unfortunately, is no exception.The …
Modern Arctic: social aspect
Finland expects to hold the next summit of the Arctic Council and starts to prepare to this international event, the representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland Harri …
Clash of national interests in Arctic may trigger conflicts
Interests of a number of states clash in the Arctic what may potentially give rise to conflicts in the region, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu warned on Friday, TASS reports.
Russian Northern Fleet warships set off on Arctic voyage
A group of warships and support vessels of the Russian Northern Fleet has set off on a voyage to the eastern Arctic, the Fleet’s press office reported on Wednesday, TASS reports.
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Arctic Research Community opens at Siberian university
The Arctic Research Community at the Tyumen Industrial University was organized to promote the Arctic’s development topics among the students, the University’s press service said on Friday …
The Arkhangelsk Region will set up the second advance-development territory in Novodvinsk
The Arkhangelsk Region will organize the second advance-development territory (TOR) in Novodvinsk, a mono-industrial city, which is located in the Russian Arctic zone, the region’s Minister of …
Welcome to Arctic
“Fundamentals of the Russian Federation state politics in Arctic till 2020 and long-term outlook” is the official document, which have laid down bases of international cooperation for exploration of the polar region. It was adopted on the 18th of September in 2008. Nowadays Arctic is considered by Russia as the point of common interests and the area for implementation of joint projects in different spheres.