Voprosy istorii i kul'tury severnykh stran i territorii

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions

Rus / Eng

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions 4 (40), 2017

 

Historical and cultural problems

of northern countries and regions

 

Scientific articles

 

 

Silk Road to Arctic across indigenous territories

 

 

Taksami N.Ch.1

 

 

Abstract. New geopolitical conditions, invented by sanctions, influence further development of Chinas global projects on transport corridors to Arctic via Scandinavian states. Arctic Corridor railway project, based on dominant share of Chinas investments, will go from Finnish Rovaniemi through Norwegian Kirkenes across Saami indigenous territories of reindeer herding. Special evaluation of the problem of preservation of traditional land use is an issue for professional studies and media information.

Keywords: Eurasia, Silk Road, transport corridors, Arctic geopolitics, Social Impact Assessment.

 

 

1Taksami Natalia Chunerovna, PhD in Human Geography, University of Eastern Finland, VERA center, Head of Eurasian Studies. Joensuu, Finland.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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