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Legal Aspects of Navigation Through the Northern Sea Route

  • Ivan V. Bunik
  • Vladimir V. Mikhaylichenko
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

The Northern Sea Route (NSR) across the Arctic Ocean has been a significant feature of Russia for much of the past century and will play an increasingly important role in the future of the Russian Federation across the twenty-first century. This paper highlights historical features of traffic associated with the NSR, including legal and regulatory strategies of the Russian Federation for international use of the NSR.

Keywords

Open Joint Stock Company Vessel Owner Foreign User Nuclear Icebreaker United States Coast Guard 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of the Law Research Center, Council for Research of Productive Resources (SOPS)Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation
  2. 2.Noncommercial Partnership of the Coordination of Northern Sea Route UsagesMoscowRussian Federation

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