An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30 years

An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30...

A major oil development project could soon unfold in the Yenisey River delta, where vast oil reserves lie beneath permafrost near the area where...
The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

The Arctic Council approves observer status for the International Maritime Organization

At its ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland Tuesday, the Arctic Council acquired a new observer: the International Maritime Organization.The new status for the United...
China pushes back against Pompeo criticism over its role in the Arctic

China pushes back against Pompeo criticism over its role in the...

China's foreign ministry on Tuesday said a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticizing China's conduct in the Arctic was "the complete opposite...
For the first time ever, an Arctic Council ministerial meeting has ended without a joint declaration

For the first time ever, an Arctic Council ministerial meeting has...

A meeting of all eight Arctic foreign ministers, including U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Russia's Sergei Lavrov, ended on Tuesday in Rovaniemi,...
Continued disagreements over climate change appear likely to kill an Arctic Council joint declaration

Continued disagreements over climate change appear likely to kill an Arctic...

For the first time since the establishment of the Arctic Council in 1996, a meeting of the foreign ministers from the eight Arctic states...
Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs...

ROVANIEMI, Finland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there...
Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, geopolitics

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, geopolitics

STOCKHOLM — Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday and Tuesday to...
US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in...

WASHINGTON — Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act...
US rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official

US rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official

WASHINGTON — The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role...
Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard says

Arctic states have mixed record in addressing environmental challenges, WWF scorecard...

The world’s Arctic nations have made uneven progress in their responses to problems caused by rapid climate warming, an international organization said in a...