Russia and the Arctic Council
A KAS Nordic Countries Project online discussion
In May 2021 Russia succeeds Iceland as chair of the Arctic Council. The Russian Federation has set sustainable development at the top of its priority agenda, but is trying to balance that with its economic development and resource extraction goals.
In our online discussion we talk about the Russian Arctic Council Chairmanship Agenda and what are the international expectations for the upcoming chairmanship and the work in the Arctic Council in light of increasing tensions in international politics.
Opening by Gabriele Baumann, Head of the KAS Nordic Countries Project
- Svein Vigeland Rottem, Senior Research Fellow, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute
- Dmitriy Tulupov, Saint-Petersburg State University, School of International Relations, Post-Doc
Discussion with Q&A
Moderation by Mikko von Bremen, Research Associate, KAS Nordic Countries Project
Register here for the Zoom event:
https://kas-de.zoom.us/.../regi.../WN_iO-nT4_8RcyeIYH0j92hOA See Less