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Mineral resources policy and national security of Russia

E. A. Kozlovsky
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  • Moscow Geological Prospecting Academy
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A detailed analysis of the present-day condition of the mineral resource base of the country has been presented by kinds of strategically important raw materials, with the account of market conjuncture and situation in the mining industry and geological prospecting. A common tendency has been emphasized in the development of the mineral resource complex - the reserves of all kinds of mineral resources are depleting, the retirement of reserves is not compensated by their growth due to a sharp reduction of exploration works. An important role of the mineral resource potential has been marked as a foundation for the economic development of Russia, its national security, geopolitical situation and role in the world community. Priorities are considered for a strategy of using the country's mineral resource base.

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