Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuriy Borisov stated that the Arctic is of Russian interest and that his country will not give up its gains in this region.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister participated in the program 'Moscow. Kremlin. Putin’ being broadcasted by Russia-based Rossiya 1 and evaluated the common topics as the Russia's emergence in the Arctic. Stating that they have achieved gains in Arctic, Borisov said that they would not give up these gains and stated that their effects in the region could not be reduced. As it is known, the effectiveness of Russia in the Arctic has increased significantly in recent years.
It is stated that the Russian government, which built important military facilities in the region, has developed new projects to make more use of Arctic energy resources.