Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea Route, says Rosatom

Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea...

The construction and testing of Russia’s first power plant of the kind is declared completed as the installation on Thursday morning was officially handed over...
Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

Putin says Russian submarine in fatal Barents Sea accident was nuclear-powered

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three...
Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

MOSCOW — Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors.The...
A fire aboard a submarine in the Barents Sea has killed 14 Russian sailors

A fire aboard a submarine in the Barents Sea has killed...

MOSCOW — Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the...
How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public safety in Alaska

How massive state budget cuts threaten Arctic research and rural public...

The University of Alaska system, known for its Arctic, climate and oceans research, will lose 41 percent of its state funding under budget vetoes...
New U.S. Senate defense bill requires Arctic strategic ports, attention on Russia and China

New U.S. Senate defense bill requires Arctic strategic ports, attention on...

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed its sprawling National Defense Authorization Act, appropriating $750 billion in national defense spending for 2020. The legislation included...
Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident preparedness

Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident...

Øyvind Aas-Hansen with the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) is happy to cooperate with Aleksandr Vazhenin and Pavel Borisov from the Emergency...
Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG 2 to Japanese investors

Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG...

Novatek PAO, Russia's biggest private gas producer, has signed agreements to sell a 10 percent stake in its upcoming project to liquefy natural gas...
The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator...
How ocean currents can make the Arctic a model for reducing shipping emissions

How ocean currents can make the Arctic a model for reducing...

During the American War of Independence, the revolutionaries’ French allies were able to reach the new world faster than their British counterparts. This was...