Alexei Likhachev, Director General of the State Corporation Rosatom, announced the readiness of the draft plan for the development of the Northern Sea Route (NSR). The sanctions had no effect on the plans of the state corporation for the development of the NSR, Mr. Likhachev noted. Rosatom is also not going to change plans for the implementation of foreign projects. “Sanctions do not change our plans for the Northern Sea Route in any way. Moreover, we are moving at such an accelerated pace to fulfill the President’s instructions. Firstly, the law has already passed the reading, and secondly, we have prepared a draft plan for the development of the Northern Sea Route, ”said the head of Rosatom in an interview with the Izvestia TV channel on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2022) (quote from TASS). The NSR is the shortest sea route between the European part of Russia and the Far East. It is considered a historically established national unified transport communication of the Russian Federation in the Arctic. Despite the logistics problems caused by restrictive measures, Rosatom also does not plan to change plans for foreign projects, said ….