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 …
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.
On the pretext of environmental considerations
Russia was the first country to apply to the UN Commission for expanding its Arctic shelf outside 200-mile exclusive economic zone. It happened 17 years ago on December 20, 2001. The application had …
Northern Sea Route’s navigation extends by one month in warming climate - experts
Higher temperatures in Russia’s Arctic regions extend navigation along the Northern Sea Route by one month, Professor Oleg Anisimov of the State Hydrology Institute said on Friday.
Out of sight
The key problems of indigenous peoples which are largely socio-economic in nature still remain out of sight of polar states. The 13th Arctic Parliamentary Conference unfortunately, is no exception.The …
Modern Arctic: social aspect
Finland expects to hold the next summit of the Arctic Council and starts to prepare to this international event, the representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Finland Harri …