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Scientists of Russia, China and Canada discuss the legal status of the Arctic
Today, Russky Island hosts an international conference "The Legal Status of the Arctic and Topical Issues of International Maritime Law". Leading scientists in the field of maritime law from Russia, Canada and the People's Republic of China are taking part in the event.
The Far Eastern Federal University gathered lawyers from the Shanghai Transport University, Qingdao University and Tonchi University, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the St. Petersburg State University of the Law School of the FEFU and representatives of the Ministry for the Development of the Far East.
The invited participant of the conference was Theodore Lewis McDorman, a professor at the University of Victoria (Canada). His speech is dedicated to defining the boundaries of the continental shelf in the Arctic.