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This Regional Law regulates relations in the sphere of organization, conservation and management of protected areas with a view of ensuring landscape and ecological sustainability, conservation and protection of unique and model ecosystems, wild fauna and wild flora species, genetic fund thereof, and ecological education of the population. Protected areas shall be classified as follows: (a) state nature reserves, including biosphere reserves; (b) national parks; (c) natural parks; (d) state nature reserves; (e) nature monuments; (f) dendrological parks and botanical gardens; (g) healthcare areas and spas; and (h) green belts of inhabited areas. All protected areas shall be taken into consideration in the process of elaboration of land-use planning schemes.

Amended by: Regional Law No. 213-z amending Regional Law No. 5-z "On protected areas". (2015-04-28)

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Vsevolod Gnetii (CONSLEGB)


Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new ROMANOV Dynasty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific. Under PETER I (ruled 1682-1725), hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country was renamed the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more territorial acquisitions were made in Europe and Asia.

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