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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Orientation to a low-carbon economy under sanctions as one of national development priorities of the Russian Federation

Vol. 18, Iss. 9, SEPTEMBER 2022

Received: 5 May 2022

Received in revised form: 12 July 2022

Accepted: 19 August 2022

Available online: 15 September 2022


JEL Classification: E61, E65, F51, F63, O25

Pages: 1804–1824


Oleg V. SHIMKO Center for Innovative Economics and Industrial Policy, Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS), Moscow, Russian Federation


Subject. The article considers the legal framework for transition to a low-carbon economy.
Objectives. The purpose is to determine prospects for transition to a low-carbon development model and assess the strategic planning system in Russia.
Methods. The study draws on methods of comparative analysis and generalization.
Results. The paper determines that the external factor remains a significant incentive for Russia's transition to a low-carbon model of the economy. The Strategy for socio-economic development of Russia with a low level of greenhouse gas emissions until 2050 is designed to help reshape the economy, however, this document is of a formal nature.
Conclusions. Russia's transition to a low-carbon model of the economy requires closing the technological gap with developed countries.

Keywords: low-carbon economy, strategic planning, emission, absorption, target scenario


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