Second Breath of the North
First Deputy Governor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region
Transport development on Yamal is closely linked to development of the economy. The transport sector today is actively developing in all directions, including construction of railways, roads, improvement of sea and river ports, upgrading the air fleet. Today, the North could not live and participate in the market economy processes without an adequate transport scheme. That’s why the region’s Government and interested organizations make every effort to speed up the process of building the infrastructure on Yamal. Alexei Sitnikov, the First Deputy Governor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous region, on the role of Yamal’s transport infrastructure for other regions, on whether the Northern Latitudinal Route can fully load the port of Sabetta and whether the railway road can oust air services.