The main topics of the issue:
Arctic tourism is what the westerns countries have been expertly promoting for years. Tours to Greenland, Iceland and Spitsbergen have become a well-tuned, proftable sector for cross-border cooperation. Being as efcient as they are in attracting tourists to the Arctic archipelagoes is what Russia needs to learn.(18) Project
Russia has been exploiting the Arctic for longer than four centuries, frst hunting for seals and, later, constructing industrial infrastructure for longer than a century. Te unprecedented anthropogenic eﬀect sustained by the Arctic ecosystems had surely lef its trace. Te work to restore the environmental safety in the Arctic is high on our country’s 21st-century agenda.(30) Transport
A vast and poorly inhabited region out in the ocean, the Arctic is more associated with shipping and icebreaker assistance rather than regular passenger carriage. The latter has not been even addressed.