Russian finance minister says Arctic LNG 2 project may be financed through NWF
The Arctic LNG 2 project being implemented by Russia’s gas producer Novatek, may be financed through the National Wealth Fund, First Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said …
Russian minister says private companies may be allowed to develop Arctic shale
Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources supports the idea of allowing private companies to develop Arctic shale but it is now impossible to assess whether they are interested in this with current oil …
US concerned by Russia's leading position in Arctic
Russia’s leadership in the Arctic region remains a source of concern for the United States, US Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz said during the Aspen Security Conference.
"Russia has a …
Scientists analyze how oil-contaminated soils in the Arctic respond to climate changes
Scientists will analyze how the climate changes influence oil-contaminated soils on the Franz Josef Land Archipelago. The studies will be conducted on the islands, where oil spills occurred in the …
Russian radiosonde to monitor situation in Arctic
The Polus radiosonde system, made by the Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET), is used in the Arctic region to measure profiles of weather, radiation and climate changes, KRET’s First Deputy …
Common goals: Russia ready for Arctic cooperation with US
The Arctic offers exceptional prospects for cooperation between Russia and the United States, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said, speaking at World Trade Center Anchorage in …
US policy in the Arctic fraught with consequences
The statement by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Washington’s intent to challenge Russia in the Arctic is fraught with consequences for the region, Russian Foreign Ministry …
Three Russian nuclear-powered subs surface through Arctic ice in drills
The Project 885 lead multirole nuclear-powered submarine and two Project 667BDRM strategic subs practiced surfacing in open water patches amid Arctic ice during drills in May, the press office of …
Russian government initiates bill on support for businesses in the Arctic
The Russian government prepared a bill on state support for businesses working in the Russian Arctic zone. The bill’s text was posted on the government’s website, TASS reported.
Putin says new development strategy for Russia's Arctic will be approved this year
Plans are in place to shortly approve a new strategy for development of Arctic Russia by 2035, President Vladimir Putin said at the Arctic Forum on Tuesday, TASS reported.
"We intend to prepare and …