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Prospects of Development for Urban Areas in the Russian Arctic

Igor Popov

on the good prospects of the Arctic development ( The Arctic 2019 ). This activity is reminiscent of the Soviet projects. At the same time, visitors to the Russian Arctic still describe “ghost settlements” and other signs of decline, showing pictures

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Mobility and Sense of Place among Youth in the Russian Arctic

Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

“There are no roads in the North” is a common stereotype about the Russian Arctic. 1 Social scientists working there often become annoyed by this postulate, not only because it presumes an essential immobility of the local population that is

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

This special issue of Sibirica arose from a 2015 panel that was part of the annual conference at the European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP). The panel—Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic: Das Sein bestimmt das

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Indigenous Urbanization in Russia's Arctic

The Case of Nenets Autonomous Region

Marya Rozanova

exception to this global trend of city population growth—urbanization is expected to increase from 74.4 percent in 2018 to 83.3 percent in 2050. 1 That being said, the histories of most urban areas of the Russian Arctic are quite distinct, and these

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Chronotopes of Conversion and the Production of Christian Fundamentalism in the Post-Soviet Arctic

Tatiana Vagramenko

; Steinberg and Wanner 2008 ; Wanner 2007 ; Zigon 2011 ). Siberia and the Russian Arctic became one of the most striking spots of postsocialist changes on the Russian religious map, and they were associated with an increasing presence of various Protestant

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Indigenous Peoples, Urbanization Processes, and Interactions with Extraction Firms in Russia's Arctic

Marlene Laruelle

general trend is that of a rapid urbanization of indigenous peoples: in the Magadan oblast, for example, urban dwellers grew from 33 percent of the indigenous population in 1979 to 69 percent in 2010. Among Russia's Arctic cities, Dudinka dominates with a

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Book Reviews

Ellen A. Ahlness and David G. Anderson

Department of Veterans Affairs researcher Earth, Ice, Bone, Blood: Permafrost and Extinction in the Russian Arctic. Charlotte Wrigley . (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2023), 236 pp. ISBN: 978-1517911829. In her stunning first book, the

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Arctic Indigenous Peoples and Intellectual Property Law

Anatoly N. Sleptsov, Irina A. Sleptsova, Antonina A. Vinokurova, and Alina A. Nakhodkina

In the age of globalization, as intellectual property rights have grown in importance, the Internet has proliferated, and new indigenous knowledge has become available, awareness of the insecurity of indigenous peoples of the Russian Arctic

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Migration Destination Choice as a Criterion of Self-Identification

The Case of Young People Leaving Noril’sk and Dudinka

Nadezhda Zamyatina

Large-scale migration and the constant replacement of large portions of the population are typical characteristics of Russian Arctic settlements. The issue of migrants’ rooting and adaptation in the North, perceived as an alternative to the

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Arctic “Laboratory” of Food Resources in the Allaikhovskii District of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Nikolai Goncharov

low level automation of system of subsistence. Similar cases can be found in different regions of the Russian Arctic and beyond ( Davydova 2019 ; Gray 2005 ; Yoshido 1997 ). In a historical perspective, it can be seen in the context of the dynamic