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Putin OKs exploring the Arctic

Published on 29/04/2010

The Arctic Region is of top interest for Russia, said Prime Minister Putin while visiting the Franz-Joseph Land archipelago in Russian far north. ";Here, in the Arctic, are our navy bases and air patrols. The region is rich with natural resources. The Stockman natural gas field is 300 km from the Barents Sea’s coast.