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Original Paper

UDC 343.773 © V.A. Shestak, A.I. Adigamov, 2022

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2022, № 12, pp. 78-81

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2022-12-78-81




Shestak V.A.1, Adigamov A.I.1

1Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Moscow, 119454, Russian Federation

Authors Information

Shestak V.A., Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology, е-mail: shestak.v.a@mgimo.ru

Adigamov A.I., Master of Jurisprudence, e-mail: adigamov_arthur@mail.ru.


The article analyzes the common features and peculiarities of the environmental legislation of Russia and Germany, which regulates the issues of ensuring the environmental safety of exploration, exploitation of deposits of such types of minerals as coal, oil, gas. An assessment is given of the state of legal regulation of exploration, production of these types of energy resources in terms of compliance with environmental legislation, the role of environmental law in the development of the mining sector of the economy in both countries. The main problems associated with the environmental and legal support of subsoil use and possible directions for improving the legislation on ensuring the environmental safety of subsoil use in Russia are identified.


Сoal, Natural gas, Oil, Environmental safety, Fracking, Mining law, Germany, Russia.


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For citation

Shestak V.A. &Adigamov A.I. Modern legal provisions for environmental safety of coal and oil, gas exploration and exploitation in Russia and Germany. Ugol’, 2022, (12), pp. 78-81. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2022-12-78-81.

Paper info

Received October 18, 2022

Reviewed October 31, 2022

Accepted November 25, 2022


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