Preparations for Arctic Research Center concluded in Arkhangelsk
The federal authorities have taken the necessary steps to organize the Federal Center for Comprehensive Arctic Research, the Arkhangelsk Governor's press office reports.
The key documentation for the establishment of the center was submitted at a meeting of a joint team set up by the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations and the Russian Academy of Science. The team unanimously approved the center's development and research program for the period until 2025.
The project was also approved during a September 9 meeting of the commission for the development of scientific centers and organizations, which is chaired by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
"The difficult preparation phase for an integrated project to set up a new scientific institution in Arkhangelsk in the Russian Arctic has come to an end," the press statement reads.
The related Russian Government resolution is currently in process along with a directive from the Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations.