Vladimir Putin entrusted to create the national atlas of the Arctic zone
7:45 3 июля 2014
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The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin entrusted to create the national atlas of the Arctic zone, as the press-service of the Kremlin informs.
The atlas will include all known data about the region: nature, history of development, economy, demography and ethno-cultural diversity. It will become the basis for strategic planning in Russian high latitudes. Till the first of March of 2015 the government together with scientific institutes should elaborate suggestions on creation of the atlas and also on the state program on integrated study of the Arctic and Antarctica with attracting of international scientific and research organizations. Besides, the president entrusted to provide access for Russian scientists to results of researches being conducted in the Arctic by foreign specialists on the basis of licenses and permissions given in our country. It is necessary to perfect the system of education of scientific personnel for researches in the Russian arctic zone, also to foresee their education on specialized courses and practice in arctic expeditions. Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev was appointed responsible for fulfillment of these instructions.