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Experts from Russia, the United States and Canada Discuss Shipping in the Arctic

... navigation and shipping control in the Northwest Passage, as well as promising areas of scientific and educational cooperation on transport issues in the Arctic. Discussion at the third session covered the issues of legal regulation of navigation through the Bering Strait, possible areas of cooperation between Russia and the US in the region, as well as impacts of shipping on the fragile ecosystem of the Arctic. During the discussion, the participants repeatedly noted that cooperation in the Arctic should ...


Conflicting Interests in Regulating Navigation in the Bering Strait

On 26 May, 2011 during the G8 meeting in Deauville (France) the Russian and U.S. presidents issued a joint statement on cooperation in the Bering Strait area. The statement stressed the crucial importance of taking into account the interests of the indigenous peoples of the North inhabiting Chukotka and Alaska, protection of the environment, natural resources and unique ecosystems of this ...


Tunnel construction under the Bering Strait: a new super goal for the Russian policy in APR?

... and its role is constantly growing. This explains the relevance of the infrastructure mega-projects aimed at bringing long-term economic effects and designed with a strategic horizon. One of such projects is the construction of the tunnel under the Bering Strait with relevant transport infrastructure. Attempts to start this project have been undertaken during a long time, but the current situation is mature enough to finally launch it. In 2012 Russia will host the APEC summit. This is a large-scale ...


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