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Arctic Shamrock

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

A Peninsula of Opportunity

The Far Eastern gem Kamchatka is evolving into a major tourist destination

Russian Divers Set a World Record in Ice Diving

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

Competing with Nature

How Russia’s indigenous peoples move around

Kitties and Goats

Snow leopards and ibexes found in Russia’s Altai, Buryatia and Tuva

‘Finally, the Ice Has Broken!’

Residents of Russia’s Far North greeting summer: Instagram selection

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

Russian North in Summer

Best pictures of lakes, cliffs, waterfalls and vast spaces of the snow-free Northern Russia

Planet Taymyr

An out-of-world experience without leaving Russia

The Children of Middle Earth

An almost-extinct northern tribe tries to save its culture

Moscow City Library Branch Opens at the North Pole

The first northernmost library has been opened for border guards and scientific explorers on Franz Josef Land

Land of Endless Winter

How they live in Russia's northernmost town

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

The Frozen Art of Dunya Zakharova

Russian fashion artist's new exhibit entitled “-77.8°C” showcases paintings, graphics and sculptures she created to reflect the piercing cold of Yakutia

Russia to Launch Ten Satellites to Monitor Arctic

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

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 Colder, the Better

Some unusual pastimes in Northern Russia

Amur Tiger Caught on Video Crossing a Road in Primorye

The video clip was viewed more than 10,000 times the same day

Ice Hotel to Reopen in Russian Kamchatka

Construction is under way in the Kamchatka region on Russia’s only igloo hotel, the regional government’s press service reported