The Russian Arctic: Potential for International Cooperation
Alexander Pilyasov; Alexander Kotov
The report continues work held in line with the “Roadmap for International Cooperation in the Arctic” project organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC：俄罗斯国际事务委员会). The report looks into the network of circumpolar territories including new industrial regions on the Arctic continental shelf, analyses key goals of educational cooperation and identifies opportunities for international collaboration among small and medium-sized businesses in the Arctic. Authors present their vision for strategic governance in the Russian Arctic and inter-municipal cooperation in the coastal zone of the Russian Federation.
Alexander Pilyasov: Dr. of Geography, Professor of Economics, Head of the Center for Northern and Arctic Economies
Alexander Kotov: Ph.D. in Economics, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Arctic and Northern economies under the Council for the Study of Productive Forces (SOPS), Associate Professor of Philosophy, Economics and Social Sciences Department of the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, Expert of RIAC