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Russian Air Force Drills Kick Off In Arctic
September 17, 2014
Over 25 fighters and bombers from Russia"s Western Military District have started tactical flight training in the Arctic, spokesperson for the district Col. Oleg Kochetkov said Tuesday."As part of...
Moscow University works on oil-degrading bacteria for Rosneft Arctic project
September 16, 2014
The Arctic Research and Design Center, a joint venture between Russia’s Rosneft and US-based ExxonMobil, has signed a contract with Moscow’s Lomonosov State University (MGU) to synthesize at...
Russian, American and Swedish researchers to speak in Stockholm about their Arctic expedition in early October
September 16, 2014
Russian, American and Swedish participants in the Swerus Arctic research expedition will present the results of their climate change research in the Arctic in Stockholm in early October, Andrei...
Canada Tests UAVs, Flexes Muscles in Arctic
September 10, 2014
With an experimental mission aimed at testing unmanned technology in Arctic being successfully accomplished, Canada gains some weight in its claim to the North Pole.“Experimental missions like The...
Russia Building Military Town in Arctic
September 9, 2014
Modular blocks used for the construction of Russia's military base in the Arctic have been delivered to Wrangel Island and Cape Schmidt, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, head of the Eastern Military...
Putin Says Arctic Shelf Development ‘Important Task’ for Workers in Oil, Gas Sector
September 9, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the workers and veterans of the oil and gas sector on their professional holiday, stressing that the development of the Arctic shelf is one of the...
Russian Oil Major to Spend $3Bln on Geological Surveys in Okhotsk, Chukotka - CEO
September 2, 2014
Russian oil giant Rosneft plans to spend some $3 billion on geological surveys over the next four years on the shelves of the Sea of Okhotsk and the Chukchi Sea, the company’s CEO Igor Sechin said...
Russia to Act According to International Law in Arctic, Protect Shipping Route - Putin
August 29, 2014
Many countries are carefully watching Russia’s activities in the Arctic and are scared, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.“Many understand our activity with caution, they are afraid of...
Arctic Cooperation Risks Strategic Spillover amid Russia-West Tension - CSIS Expert
August 29, 2014
Arctic cooperation should be protected from a spillover of the conflicts between the West and Russia, Heather Conley, vice president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Arctic...
Canada Ready to Use Force Against Russia in the Arctic – Canadian Foreign Minister
August 27, 2014
Canada is concerned about Russia’s military expansion in the Arctic and is ready to defend its interests in the region using military force, John Baird, Canadian foreign affairs minister, told the...