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The upside down
Russia's Arctic Basks in the Snow for Summer '19
Residents of the Arctic city of Norilsk aren't letting freezing temperatures stop them from the summer vibes.
The U.S., Not Russia Is the New Spoiler in the Arctic
Arctic cooperation will, however, weather Cyclone Trump.
In Russia’s Arctic, Oil Majors and Reindeer Herders Are Coming Together
Sustainable development and cooperation are replacing encroachment on pastures.
Russian Arctic Researchers Evacuate Station as Polar Ice Cracks
Scientists studying pollution had to be helicoptered to an icebreaker.
Belt and road
Putin Steps Up Talks With Beijing Over Arctic Shipping
Russia is aiming for more Chinese investments in Arctic LNG and growth of shipments on the Northern Sea Route.
Defense Chief Says Time Might Have Come for Reviving Stalin’s Arctic Death Road
Between 80,000 and 120,000 people are believed to have labored on the Transpolar Mainline. But for many, it was referred to as Stalin’s Death Road.
Along Russia’s Border to Norway, a Big Show of Military Force
It's not clear whether or not the Norwegian side was warned about this week’s exercise.
Russia Is Building a New Arctic, With Private Money
A new system of tax breaks aims to lure private investors to place billions.
An Arctic Fight is Raging Between Russia’s Two Biggest Oil Companies
State oil producer Rosneft is challenging private company Lukoil’s control over a remote terminal.
Russia Explores $164Bln Worth of Arctic Projects – Reports
Moscow sees the Northern Sea Route as a bridge between Asia and Europe for its energy exports.
Russia Defends Arctic Military Expansion Amid Tensions With U.S.
Countries are gearing up to develop the area’s untapped oil and gas deposits as climate change accelerates the rate of ice melting.
Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance With Arctic LNG Push
It’s not the only LNG plant beyond the Arctic Circle, but it’s by far the largest.
Indigenous Arctic Population Accuses Russian Authorities of Rights Violations
Murmansk region authorities issued a lease on land traditionally used for reindeer herding, the cornerstone of the Sami culture and livelihood.
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.
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