Russia pledges response to Norwegian military activity

Russia pledges response to Norwegian military activity

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday accused Norway of pushing ahead with a military build-up which it said increased the risks of military action and...
The first electricity from Arctic Russia’s new floating nuclear power plant lights up Pevek — beginning with the Christmas tree

The first electricity from Arctic Russia’s new floating nuclear power plant...

At 11 a.m. Moscow Time on Thursday, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov delivered its first electricity to the grid in Pevek, Russia. And...
Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

Finnair announces plans to purchase 20 electric planes

With zero-emissions, low noise levels and the ability to to operate from 750-meter runways, the first generation electric planes will be perfect for commuter...
Northern territories, home to many of Canada’s Indigenous people, lead COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Northern territories, home to many of Canada’s Indigenous people, lead COVID-19...

Canada's northern territories have achieved much higher COVID-19 vaccination rates than its more populous provinces, despite geographic challenges, in a sign that prioritizing vaccine...
Greenland welcomes US aid, but some lawmakers fear it could bring entanglements

Greenland welcomes US aid, but some lawmakers fear it could bring...

Details of a $12.1 million American aid package to Greenland, announced on Thursday, remain scarce, but the money will be directed toward programs in...
Alaska high court approves the recall petition for an effort to oust the state’s governor

Alaska high court approves the recall petition for an effort to...

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Supreme Court last week cleared the way for a campaign seeking to oust the state's embattled governor to proceed with...
Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum reserve

Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum...

With a little more than two weeks remaining in office, the Trump administration announced Monday that it has opened an additional 7 million acres...
Nunavut miner churns out record amount of gold

Nunavut miner churns out record amount of gold

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. produced a record amount of gold over the past three months, thanks to its Meliadine mine in Nunavut hitting its...
Six die in helicopter crash in northern Norway

Six die in helicopter crash in northern Norway

OSLO — All six people on board a civilian helicopter that crashed in northern Norway on Saturday afternoon have died, the police said on...
Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had issued drilling leases on more than 400,000 acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, delivering on...