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Articles with tag "Arctic"
Russia Unveils Nuclear Icebreaker in Push For Arctic Dominance
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday oversaw the launch of a new nuclear-powered icebreaker as Russia pushes to develop the Arctic and seeks new energy...
Norway and Russia Agree on Barents Sea Fishing Quotas
Norway and Russia have reached a deal on fishing quotas for 2023, Oslo said, a rare sign of understanding amid heightened tensions over the war...
Norway Arrests 'Academic' Accused of Spying for Russia
Authorities in Norway have arrested a suspected Russian spy who claimed to be a Brazilian national, Norwegian television reported Tuesday. The university...
Russia Hits Out at Norway Over Blocked Arctic Archipelago Access
“Following Norway's actions, the sovereignty of this country over Svalbard is a big question from now on,” one Russian senator said.
Baker Hughes Withdraws From Russia’s LNG Projects – Kommersant
“This in effect puts into question the further operation and commissioning of foreign equipment."
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Russia to Revive Abandoned Arctic Military Airport
The reconstruction of Severomorsk-2 comes as part of a major upgrade of Northern Fleet airstrips in the European Arctic.
Two Years After Huge Arctic Spill, River Water in Norilsk Is Still Red From Diesel Fuel
While mining giant Nornickel has said the local ecosystem is "satisfactory," environmentalists paint a different picture.
European Countries Halt Arctic Cooperation With Russia Over Ukraine Invasion
The Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) was established in 1993 to protect the region's estimated 5 million residents and its vulnerable ecosystems.
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Russia Gives Away Free Arctic Land to Citizens
Russia has sought to expand its development of the fast-warming region.
Putin Eyes Construction of Arctic Rail Link
Putin has made Russia's Arctic region a strategic priority and ordered massive investment in military infrastructure and mineral extraction.
Russia's New North Pole Floating Research Platform Readies for Maiden Voyage
Shrinking Arctic sea ice makes Russia's traditional practice of placing research stations on ice floes more difficult.
New Arctic Temperature Record Sounds Climate Alarm – UN
The World Meteorological Organization said a temperature of 38 degrees Celsius in the town of Verkhoyansk was the highest-ever in the region.
Arctic Could See More Rain Than Snow By 2060 as Region Warms – Study
“What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay there,” the study’s lead author said.
Russia Losing 1-3 Meters of Arctic Shoreline to Climate Change Annually – Scientists
An amount of shoreline roughly the size of central Moscow now collapses into the sea every year.
Russia Scrambles to Escort Ships Stuck in Arctic Shipping Route – Reports
At least 18 vessels were reportedly stuck in five locations along the Northern Sea Route awaiting icebreakers as of Friday.
Permafrost: A Ticking Carbon Time Bomb
With temperatures rising, the Arctic's permafrost has started to thaw — further accelerating climate change in a vicious circle.
40-Year-Old Irish Message in a Bottle Washes Up on Russian Shores
The bottle took what experts called an "unusual" route to end up in the Russian Arctic 4,000 kilometers east of Ireland.
Rosneft Sells 5% Stake in Arctic Oil Project to Commodity Traders
A consortium led by Switzerland-based Vitol will invest in the vast hydrocarbon project.
In Russia's Arctic, Children of Reindeer Herders Spend Summer Working and Playing
Photographer Alexander Romanov traveled to Russia's Arctic in July to capture how reindeer herders and their families spend the summer.
Russia to Lift Radioactive Time Bombs From Ocean Floor in 2030
Two rusty nuclear submarines will be raised from the sea beds of the Barents and Kara Seas and brought to a shipyard for safe decommissioning.
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