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The Spatial Analyses Of Natural Resources Use In Russia For 1990-2017

https://doi.org/10.24057/2071-9388-2018-65

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Trends in the development of natural resources use in Russia for 1991-2017 are presented. The role of industries based on mineral resources has increased over the post-Soviet years. The use of renewable natural resources is increasingly shrinking into compact areas near “central sites” and main transportation routes. The inventory of implemented investment projects was used as the basis for compiling a small-scale map to display the main features of industrial and transport development of the territory of post-Soviet Russia. The article states that topical changes in the natural-resource sphere do not match the criteria of sustainable development.

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Nikolay N. Klyuev
Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences
Russian Federation


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Klyuev N.N. The Spatial Analyses Of Natural Resources Use In Russia For 1990-2017. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY. 2019;12(4):203-211. https://doi.org/10.24057/2071-9388-2018-65

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