Current issues of the international legal regime of the Arctic region
Abstract. This article analyzes some challenges related to the legal regulation of the activities of States in the Arctic. The modern legal regime of the Arctic, its basic principles, levels and forms of cooperation of States in the Arctic are considered. The article also analyzes two fundamental approaches of determining the legal regime of the Arctic: conventional and sectoral. It is concluded that it is necessary to adopt a special Convention on the activities of States in the Arctic.