On March 21, a round table on the hiking trails topic was held at Trade Representation. The Swedish and Russian parties hold consultations regarding the establishment of a tourist route – a 1200 km long Lomonosov trail, in Russia. This route can attract not only Russian, but also foreign tourists. Among the Swedish participants were employees of the Swedish office of UNESCO, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, as well as profile historians. The Russian delegation was headed by the Deputy Governor of the Arkhangelsk Region – the Head of the Representative Office of the Arkhangelsk Region under the Government of the Russian Federation. E.S. Kutukova.
During the Round Table, the parties not only were able to discuss various aspects of the functioning of hiking routes, such as regulatory framework, financial and administrative issues, informational support, preservation of historical monuments, but also agreed on a constant exchange of expert opinions and support provided by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. There is a possibility that this cooperation can lead to the creation of a walking route that will connect several Scandinavian countries with the Russian North.