The article explores the Soviet and modern Russia’s geostrategy in the
Russian Far East. The decisions of the Soviet authorities aimed at the development of the
region followed the geopolitical logic of the Russian civilization. The Far East maintains
the strategic importance for modern Russia too. Nevertheless, the current industrial and
demographic situation in the region presents a serious problem. The article concludes that
the improvement of the economic situation in the Far East depends on systemic changes
in the sphere of economic regulation.
Geopolitical interests, geostrategy, the Far East, the Pacific region, industrial development, economics.