Russia's Far North: The Contested Energy Frontier

1st Edition

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Shinichiro Tabata, Daria Gritsenko, Masanori Goto

Routledge
Published March 14, 2018
Reference - 252 Pages - 56 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138307544 - CAT# Y367495
Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

USD$170.00

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Summary

The Russian Far North is immensely rich in resources, both energy and other resources, and is also one of the least developed regions of Russia. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the region. It examines resource issues and the related environmental problems, considers the Arctic and the problems of sea routes, maritime boundaries and military build-up, assesses economic development, and considers the ethnic peoples of the region and also cultural and artistic subjects. Overall, the book provides a rich appraisal of how the region is likely to develop in future.

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