Russia Launches Arctic Commission With Military Overlord at Helm

March 17, 2015 4:14 PM

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The Russian government has set up a federal commission for developing the Arctic, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday.

The commission will coordinate all other bodies involved in the Arctic to evaluate the effectiveness of resource use, make decisions regarding regional development and ensure the realization of priority investment projects, the report said, citing an unnamed government source. It will be headed by D...

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