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Arctic and Antarctic in modern geopolitics

The project is devoted to the actual direction of the assessment of the impact on contemporary geopolitics of climate change and related changes in the Earth's distance from the polar regions. The project is based on the provisions of the strategic importance of the polar regions for the development of modern civilization. Examines geopolitical, military, economic and other aspects of the problem.

Project working group
Project coordinator:
Medvedev Dmitry
Experts: , Zafar Javed , Gornova Anna, Zhuravelʹ Valery

PROJECT CONTENTS
200 years of research of Antarctica
Articles(113)

Antarctica is a centre for scientific discovery, environmental studies and international diplomacy. The mainland was officially opened 200 years ago, in January 1820, when members of the Russian expedition under the command of Mikhail Lazarev and Faddey Bellingshausen landed on the ground in the place which is now known as Fimbulisen the ice shelf on the Eastern side of the continent.

28-04-2020 15565 0

The Arctic: defense of Russian interests

Multimedia round table on the theme: "Arctic: defense of Russian interests". The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 22 April at a meeting of the Russian security Council ordered the creation of a new state body for Arctic development. Also the meeting discussed issues of ensuring security in the region, aggravated on the background of increased attention of the countries concerned to the development of energy resources on the Arctic shelf.

26-04-2014 4143 0

24-09-2020 1925 0

Arctic review, No. 5, 2019

Was published the next issue of the journal "Arctic review". This time topic: communication, navigation and control in the Arctic.

10-09-2019 2385 0

The first floating nuclear power station in the world in operation. In Russia
Other(4)

Heard about the nuclear plant? It sounds cool and they give us very much, but now there is a new type of these energy sources. Imagine this: an insane amount of energy that can be delivered anywhere and with minimal cost. No need to pull wires or to prepare the infrastructure and ad-hoc substation.

31-05-2020 16204 0

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