"The speech made by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has encouraged the whole country", commented Marina Kovtun. She has been in Kremlin this day. Marina Kovtun told that Vladimir Putin identified the topic of the Northern Sea Route as one of the most significant for the Murmansk region. "Today we see the future of the Murmansk region, especially in the general context of the Federal Strategy of the Russian Arctic Zone Development until 2020. It is connected with all the major projects that we are considering now to be important: the development of the Northern Sea Route, the Murmansk Transport Hub and development of the Arctic shelf ", - said Marina Kovtun. The Message to the Federal Assembly is being held annually in the St. George Hall of the Kremlin Palace. In this document, the Head of the Russian Federation represents the main directions of domestic and foreign policy.