Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)Russian Arctic Strategy (2008)
Blurb (max 320 characters)The Strategy emphises Russian Arctic's importance to the overall Russian economy as a major source of revenue, mainly from energy production and profitable maritime transport.

A main goal is to transform the Arctic into Russia's top strategic base for natural resources by 2020, and preserve the country's role as a leading Arctic power. Source: GeoPolitics in the High North.

Document available only in Russian.  

Document type:Web page
Year Published:2008
Published by:Russian Federation


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