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"This presupposes a permanent dialogue with the institutions of civil society, environmental organizations and all those who sincerely pursue noble goals, rather than take advantage of ecological problems to promote their own PR acts or business," Putin said.
Russia comes out for development of international partnership in the Arctic zone, including ecological partnership, the Russian president stressed.
"Russia, with almost a third of its territory situated in areas of Extreme North, is vested with a special responsibility for the Arctic region and ensuring ecological stability there".
“All programs and projects, all the activity in the Arctic region should ensure a balance between the economic activity and environmental protection and take into consideration the interests and age-long culture of the indigenous, scarce population of the North," Putin said.