Cold Relations in the High North
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Cold Relations in the High North

The arctic nations of Russia and Canada both consider the far north a major focus in their foreign policy, often butting heads over their aims in the region.   However, that may soon change. New…

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Russia Steps up Efforts to Dominate the Arctic Region
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Russia Steps up Efforts to Dominate the Arctic Region

By Dr. Sergey Sukhankin, Fellow at the Jamestown Foundation Moscow approved a number of policy decrees on January 30 that de facto establish a foundation for the introduction of a Russian Arctic strategy until 2035…

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Russia is winning support for its claims on Arctic shelf, says chief negotiator
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Russia is winning support for its claims on Arctic shelf, says chief negotiator

By Atle Staalesen, journalist and publisher of the Independent Barents Observer A breakthrough in Russia’s bid to determine the outer limits of its continental shelf in the Arctic might be immanent. According to the country’s…

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An international attempt to regulate potential Arctic fisheries
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An international attempt to regulate potential Arctic fisheries

A legally-binding agreement has been reached by nine interested countries and the European Union On October 3, 2018, representatives of Canada, Russia, along with seven other states and the European Union gathered in Ilulissat, Greenland,…

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Canadian top military official defines who the Russians are in the Arctic
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Canadian top military official defines who the Russians are in the Arctic

Canadian Parliament explores Canada’s sovereignty in the region On September 19, 2018, in the course of a meeting of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons, Maj.-Gen. William…

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Video: Russian pilots won the Arctic over
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Video: Russian pilots won the Arctic over

Russian avia expedition concluded by the final landing at the starting point World Oceanic International Flight “Your North” successfully accomplished their avia expedition, having returned to their departure airport in Russia on August 14, 2018.Three…

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A way to Russian North tourism goes through Canadian Arctic
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A way to Russian North tourism goes through Canadian Arctic

Russian aircrafts explore the region World Oceanic International Flight which was launched in Russia on July 3, 2018, crossed the Canadian Arctic in eight days and is heading further to Greenland. As it became known…

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Russian ambassador to facilitate contact between Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area and Canadian provinces
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Russian ambassador to facilitate contact between Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area and Canadian provinces

The Russian ambassador to Canada, Alexander Darchiyev, reports that the Canadians are interested in promoting cooperation in the Arctic. He has offered the acting governor of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area (YNAA) his help in establishing contact with Canada's provinces. Last Sunday,…

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