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This is not as controversial as China’s designs on the South China Sea because this route is blocked by ice for much of the year and is not used by many other countries.

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The right to transport oil and gas along the Northern Sea Route should only be given to the vessels under the Russian flag. Such proposal was formulated by Vladimir Putin. This is just one of the measures that will help to load domestic shipyards with orders, first of all – the “Zvezda” complex in Primorye. How else can the state help shipbuilders – the participants of the special meeting discussed today in the Kremlin.

“Zvezda” is the first shipyard for large-capacity shipbuilding in Russia, where giant tankers and gas carriers to drilling platforms will be launched. It should also become one of the largest in the world.

But it is not enough to build a factory, Putin says. The main thing is to provide it with stable orders.


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