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X international forum "Arctic: present and future" opened in Saint Petersburg

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The x international forum "Arctic: present and future", which participants will discuss the development of the Arctic zone of Russia, opened on Thursday in St. Petersburg at the Expoforum Convention and exhibition center. In 2020, due to the pandemic, the forum events will be held in person with all the necessary anti-epidemic measures, and some speakers will speak remotely.
The forum will be held from December 10 to 12. It is organized by the interregional public organization "Association of polar explorers" with the support and participation of the Federation Council and the state Duma, as well as the State Commission for the development of the Arctic.
The forum will be attended by a delegation of the Russian Navy, the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry told reporters on Thursday. According to the Department, the Navy is actively developing its infrastructure in the Arctic and is involved in solving issues of the Arctic strategy.in recent years, the volume of comprehensive Oceanographic research in the Arctic has doubled.
"In total, 28 business events will be held on the sidelines of the forum in full-time and part-time format. The discussion agenda will reflect the goals and main directions of Russia's state policy in the Arctic for the period up to 2035, strategies for the development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and ensuring national security for the period up to 2035, and key documents that were approved this year, " the forum organizers said.
The forum program includes events where experts will discuss the development of cargo transportation infrastructure along the Northern sea route, fundamental Arctic research, the introduction of digital technologies in the development of the Northern territories, the formation of a support system for entrepreneurs in the Arctic, and other topics.
The forum will host an exhibition with an area of about 2 thousand square meters, where Arctic regions and Russian companies will present their achievements, projects and technologies.

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