"As for the Arctic projects, those of them that are being implemented or implemented at the present time, they are being implemented on the basis of the most modern technologies," Putin said.

As an example, he cited the Yamal LNG or Arctic LNG 2 projects.

He noted that "there is nothing of the kind, there are no emissions."

“I was there, I saw a whole city there built in the Arctic.

It's true.

But this is a very modern enterprise that meets all the requirements for compliance with environmental standards.

Absolutely everyone.

And to be honest, I don't see any risks here, ”the president added.

Earlier, as Nation News reported, the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov spoke at the Sustainable Development Forum, which is dedicated to the development of Russia's northern regions.