The Arctic. Around this region there was always some excitement as the Arctic has always been one of the richest regions among terrestrial areas, having favorable transport links and, of course, important climate system for the entire planet.The region is undergoing large-scale climate change, international cooperation has reached a new level of cooperation, and there are all the necessary technologies for the study and development of the Arctic.Sure, there are a lot of questions. Here is one of them - if the Arctic is ready itself to such universal interest of the entire world? And how about its people? II Lensky meeting on “The Geopolitics of the East. XXI Century” was held in Yakutsk in 2014 to answer these questions, which was attended by representatives of such countries as Russia, China, Korea and Japan.Participants met in a beautiful place called Tabaginsky Mys, where they had a few hours of hot debates concerning the Arctic and the role of Yakutia in its development.