Russia and the United States have a common interest in preserving the openness of shipping routes and also reducing the level of uncertainty and risk. Arctic Waters - not the place for ill-equipped vessels, which represent a danger to themselves and to others, exhausting search and rescue resources of coastal states. At the same time, the Arctic route opens new possibilities with a view to enhance economic efficiency and in accordance with the principle of freedom of navigation at sea.

The Arctic region is frozen treasure hunt followed by all countries. In Russia, the Arctic decided to recall in the context of oil production. In fact, the range of issues related to the Arctic, much broader climate change, preservation of natural habitats, the protection of the indigenous population. His opinion on this matter with the INF shared professor Vincent F. Gallucci, director of the Canadian Arctic Research Center, University of Washington in Seattle, an expert in the field of fisheries and fisheries.