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Not All Is Quiet On the Arctic Front
Arctic expert Elizabeth Buchanan on the state of play in the region.
Putin Kicks Off Massive New Gas Field in Russia’s Arctic
Gazprom plans to start producing 32 billion cubic meters of gas per year once the gas field is developed.
Russia Will Deploy New Missiles to Defend Arctic, Admiral Says
“They’re designed to ensure the safety of airspace over the Northern Sea Route,” the commander of Russia’s Northern Fleet said.
Sea Ice Between Alaska And Russia Shrinks at Record Rate in Middle of Winter
It’s the second consecutive year that the ice extent in the area has retreated at record pace.
Russia’s Military Vows to 'Prevent Invasion' of Polar Bears in Arctic Town
A state of emergency was declared after at least 52 polar bears were seen roaming through the town.
Russian Gas Giant Novatek Signs $2.5Bln Contract for Arctic LNG Facility With Foreign Partners
The contract is with a joint venture between Italian energy contractor Saipem and Turkey’s Renaissance services company.
Russia Will Restrict Foreign Warships in Arctic Ocean, Defense Official Says
Russia has worked hurriedly to reassert its military presence in the Arctic frontier and secure access to the Northern Sea Route.
Russian Army Receives First Batch of Missile Systems Designed for Arctic
The Tor-M2DT system is capable of detecting up to 40 moving aerial targets at a range of 15 kilometers.
Russia Deploys Coastal Missiles in Arctic Drills
“Rocket fire will be launched at a remote target simulating a group of enemy surface ships,” a spokesman said.
Russia’s New Commanding Role in the Arctic (Op-ed)
A new shipping corridor between Asia and Europe promises to strengthen Russia’s control over the Arctic.
Russian Ministry: Gulag Prison Records Digitized, Not Destroyed
Russia’s Interior Ministry said the records of Soviet-era gulag labor camp survivors are being digitized, not destroyed.
Russia's First Sea-Borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic
Russia's first floating nuclear power plant arrived in the Arctic port of Murmansk over the weekend.
127 Passengers Stranded in Russian Cruise Ship Stuck in Sea of Ice
The ship has a week’s worth of fuel supplies and rations, the head of the maritime company said.
Sun Finally Rises After 40 Days of Darkness in Northern Russia
After just over 30 minutes of daylight, locals were eager to share their excitement with the rest of the world.
Russian Man Rams Shopfront in Armored Vehicle, Steals Wine
The man rammed into a shopfront after losing control of the stolen armored personnel carrier.
Russia's Monster Fish Resurface on Instagram
Creepy zombies, beauties and gopniki, from the bottom of the sea.
Russia to Reap Benefits from Climate Change
Countries across the globe are bracing for climate change. But Russia is positioned to come out on top
Classic MT: Oil Enriching Nenets, Bankrupting Traditions
As oil production spreads to the Arctic, Russia risks a serious threat to the native cultures that have inhabited these areas for centuries.
Russia Ordered to Pay $6 Mln for Seizing Greenpeace’s 'Arctic Sunrise'
Russia has been ordered to pay 5.4 million euros ($6.25 million) in damages to the Netherlands for seizing the “Arctic Sunrise” Greenpeace ship and...
Hot Air, Cold War: How Russia Spooks Its Arctic Neighbors
Russia’s military build-up in the Arctic has polar countries on edge. But don’t worry — bullets aren’t flying yet.
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