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Development of Northern Sea Route to be discussed at a meeting of State Commission for Arctic Development in Arkhangelsk
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Development of Northern Sea Route to be discussed at a meeting of State Commission for Arctic Development in Arkhangelsk

At a meeting on May 24 in Arkhangelsk, the State Commission for Arctic Development headed by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will discuss priority projects being implemented in Russia's Arctic zone and the development of the Northern Sea Route, the commission's press service reported.

"A meeting to be chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will focus on priority projects being implemented in Russia's Arctic zone, including the Belkomur Railway project and the deep-water Arkhangelsk Seaport. The meeting will also be used for the coordinating executive bodies to clarify the location of straight baselines along the Russian Arctic coast and to continue developing the Northern Sea Route," the report says.

The Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Defense and Minister of Transport are expected to present reports at the meeting. It will also be attended by representatives from federal executive agencies, heads of the Arctic regions and representatives from the business and scientific communities.