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Putin Meets with Russia's Youngest Polar Explorers
April 23, 2014
   Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with the participants of a teen polar expedition who returned from the North Pole, offering them a role in youth projects of the Russian...
Putin Requires Safeguarding Each Parcel of Arctic Shelf
April 23, 2014
  Russia must safeguard each parcel of the continental shelf in its part of the Arctic, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. The Russian President reminded that Russia has declared...
Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic - Putin
April 23, 2014
  Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country’s interests and...
Oil Production at Prirazlomnoye Field Marks New Stage of Arctic Development
April 21, 2014
  The start of oil shipments from offshore ice-resistant platform Prirazlomnaya marks a new stage in the development of the Arctic, Artur Chilingarov, the Russian president's special envoy for...
7 Russian Teens Conquer North Pole
April 21, 2014
  A Russian team of seven 16-year-olds together with two experienced polar explorers and the country's children's rights ombudsman, Pavel Astakhov, have skiied to the North Pole, the ombudsman's...
Canada cites Ukraine as Reason for Skipping Arctic Council Meeting in Moscow
April 17, 2014
  Canada’s delegation will not take part in a meeting of the Arctic Council in Moscow scheduled for next week due to concerns over developments in Ukraine, Canada’s CTV website reported late on...
Rosneft to Start Drilling in Kara Sea in August
April 17, 2014
  Russia’s state-owned oil giant Rosneft intends to start drilling in the Kara Sea in August 2014, the company’s Vice President for Energy Assets, Industrial Safety, and Environmental Affairs...
Arctic Alexandra Land almost cleared of garbage - Federal Security Service
April 17, 2014
  Alexandra Land, an Arctic island which is home to the northernmost Russian border station of Nagurskoye, has been almost fully cleared of coarse garbage, Chief of the Russian Federal Security...
Initial recoverable resources in Russian Arctic amount to 106 billion TOE
April 17, 2014
  The initial total amount of recoverable resources in the Russian Arctic is estimated at 106 billion tonnes of oil equivalent, including 69.5 trillion cubic meters of gas, Russian Gas Society...
Russian Paratroopers Perform First-Ever North Pole Jump
April 9, 2014
  Russian Paratroopers Perform First-Ever North Pole Jump   * RUSSIA * PARATROOPERS * NORTH POLE *   MOSCOW, April 8 (RIA Novosti) – Over 50 Russian paratroopers successfully performed...