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Northern Sea Route

Law · Transit · Ecology · Icebreakers · Security RIAC experts explain legal principles and Northern Sea Route practice of usage


More Foreign than Russian Ships in Russia's Northern Seas

According to Atomflot Deputy Director Stansilav Golovinsky, in 2013 foreigners outnumber Russian companies in applications for ice escort in polar waters. RIAC experts regard it as a sign of growing competition in the Arctic. On September 19, Russian International Affairs Council held an expert meeting on international cooperation in the Arctic with participation of representatives of ministries, agencies, think tanks and NGOs to discuss preservation of biological resources and management of shipping...


Russian Services Have a Price

On Russia's Right to Charge for Arctic Transit The Russian system for managing the Northern Sea Route (NSR) is angrily criticized by most interested foreign states for its lack of direct access to weather and navigation data, complicated procedures to request escort services etc....


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