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In Murmansk region the accurate and transparent system of support of investment projects is created.

When the winter comes to an end, the maternity snow dens for the first time leave females of polar bears with bear cubs.

Parliamentary Secretary to Foreign Affairs Canada Goldsmith-Jones said about the government's desire to restore relations with Russia on the Arctic, according to CTV television.

On September 7 the president of Russia Vladimir Putin will discuss with members of the government development of the Arctic zone at a meeting, reports the Kremlin press service.

We represent the second issue of the magazine "The Arctic review". Number is devoted to anniversary - the twentieth anniversary of the Arctic Council.

Arkhangelsk is ready to become the permanent place for holding the international forum "The Arctic — the Territory of Dialogue", the representative of the regional government press service has reported RIA Novosti.

"In March, 2017 Arkhangelsk already for the second time will accept the international forum "The Arctic — the Territory of Dialogue". Further the capital of Pomorze expects to become the permanent place for carrying out similar actions. The initiative to hold a forum in Arkhangelsk has found support at the level of the Government of the Russian Federation" — has told the interlocutor of agency.

The press service of the regional government has reminded that Arkhangelsk already became a venue of the Arctic forum in September, 2011. The forum "The Arctic — the Territory of Dialogue" is held since 2010, in addition to the capital of Pomorze Moscow and Salekhard became its platforms also.

The governor of the region Igor Orlov has noted that the federal law draft "About Development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation" which implies creation of basic zones is already published. The question of basic zones will be discussed at a forum. "Coastal region shall become one of anchor points of this development. We calculate that the investment projects connected with production of diamonds, development of mineral resources will become pilot in basic zones where we are ready to create special conditions for their implementation" — mentioned Mr. Orlov according to the regional press service/