Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Russian scientists found microplastics along the entire Northern Sea Route

Russian scientists found microplastics along the entire Northern Sea Route

Russian researchers found microplastics all along the Northern Sea Route during an expedition there this summer.The Russian newspaper Izvestiya this week reports about the findings done...
Putin pushes idea of Russian gas supplies to China via Mongolia

Putin pushes idea of Russian gas supplies to China via Mongolia

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin told the head of state-controlled Gazprom to consider making Russian gas exports to China via Mongolia, the Kremlin...
A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking LNG tankers

A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking...

A joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot will develop and run a powerful new fleet of Arctic carriers. The two companies signed the deal...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn of military capabilities

As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn...

China's Ministry of Transport is dispatching a team to measure and optimize the country’s communications capabilities in Arctic waters along Russia’s coastline. The team will be...
Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Retreating ice is revealing new land in Russia’s Arctic

Research vessels operating for the Russia Navy have discovered new islands in the archipelagos of Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. The biggest of...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

France's CMA CGM, the world’s fourth largest container shipping company, has announced that it will not operate in the Arctic due to environmental concerns. CMA...
Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern Arctic

Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant leaves Murmansk for the eastern...

After a year of reactor testing, painting and crew-training at Rosatomflot’s base in the Kola Bay, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov on Friday...