No. 96: Russian Policy Options in the Arctic
Author(s): Elana Wilson Rowe, Marlene Laruelle, Dmitry Gorenburg
Editor(s): Stephen Aris, Matthias Neumann, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perovic, Heiko Pleines, Hans-Henning Schröder, Aglaya Snetkov
Series: Russian Analytical Digest (RAD)
Publisher(s): Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich; Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen; Institute of History, University of Basel
Publication Year: 2011
This issue of the Russian Analytical Digest examines Russia's Arctic policy. The three authors consider different aspects of this policy and approach to the Arctic. Elana Wilson Rowe provides an introduction to the politics of the Russian North, and outlines the tension between an open and closed North. Marlene Laruelle discusses the impact of demographics on the Russian Arctic and immigration to and emigration from this region. Dmitry Gorenburg analyses Russia's military and security strategy in the Arctic.