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If It Floats Your Boat...

Fall in love with Northern Russia on water

The World Through Different Eyes

How one man from Russia’s Far North captivated the country’s artistic elite

Capturing Russia’s Northern Beauty

Why artists and musicians can’t help falling in love with the North Pole

Arctic Shamrock

For the first time ever, the Russian Defence Ministry revealed pictures of the Northern Fleet military base

Russia to Build Assault Ship for Arctic

A version of a prospective amphibious assault ship for the Arctic is being designed in Russia

Notes From an Abandoned Soviet Arctic Settlement

A monument to Lenin, a portrait of Tatyana Drubich, mosaic panes featuring a bear and other Soviet design achievements within the abandoned mining settlement on Spitsbergen

Russian Divers Set a World Record in Ice Diving

Researchers from the Russian Geographical Society have set a world record for ice diving

No Man’s Land: The Arctic as Seen by a Laser Scanner

Futurologist Liam Young and students of The New Normal programme took a trip to Murmansk region to speculate on the fate of Russia’s Far North against the backdrop of melting icecaps and the advance of global warming

80 Years of World’s First Drifting Station

80 years ago, on June 6,1937 - the drifting scientific station "North Pole – 1" was put out to sea

Russia Becomes One of the Top Destinations to Explore Polar Bears

The experts at Lonely Planet have included Wrangel Island in Russia in its list of the top five destinations where tourists can see polar bears in the wild

Whale Tourism in the Russian Arctic

A weekend in the new capital of Arctic tourism: get your prices right

More than 90 Percent of Deposits on Russia’s Arctic Shelf Still Undiscovered – Report

The potential percentage of undiscovered oil and gas in Russia’s Arctic shelf is possibly as high as 91%, according to Russian Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment

Poles Apart

The peoples of the Far North have developed unique biological mechanisms to adapt to extreme climates

Russia to Offer Ice Floe Tours for $16,500

The Russian government is planning to launch organised trips to the North Pole

Ten Military Airfields to Be Built in Russian Arctic

Infrastructure in the Far North, Siberia and Far East regions is currently being developed to serve over 20,000 military personnel and their families

Ten Locations Named After Great Explorers

Drake Passage, Tasmania, Hudson Bay and more: Rambler.Travel celebrates the bravery and perseverance of explorers, who gained immortality through the places they discovered

Russia to Launch Ten Satellites to Monitor Arctic

The new programme will boost development of Russia's northern regions, Roscosmos representative claims

Soviet Polar Observatory to Welcome First Visitors

The polar station on Franz Josef Land will be open for public, the Lenta.ru news website reported on Monday, March 27

Russia Mulls Visa-Free Entry for Arctic Tourists

The Russian Ministry of Culture is backing new proposals to give foreigners onboard cruise ships visa-free entry to Arctic ports including Arkhangelsk and Murmansk

Arctic Wisdom: 'If No One Dies on an Expedition,Then It’s Already a Success'

A renowned Russian polar explorer shares his story of surviving at the North Pole

The Nuclear Arctic

The story behind Russia’s northernmost nuclear power station