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...
In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic

In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active...

REYKJAVIK — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the...
Can a new skyline halt the decline of world’s largest Arctic city?

Can a new skyline halt the decline of world’s largest Arctic...

Marred by population decline and strained economy, Murmansk hopes it can stir growth by building of new futuristic and fancy city quarters on the...
India and Russia target $30 billion in trade by 2025, announce new energy deals

India and Russia target $30 billion in trade by 2025, announce...

VLADIVOSTOK — India and Russia are targeting $30 billion of annual trade by 2025, India's foreign secretary said on Wednesday as a string of...
Why Russia is taking another look at Svalbard oil-drilling samples from 1975

Why Russia is taking another look at Svalbard oil-drilling samples from...

Almost 50 years after Soviet oilmen drilled in the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the Russian government has commissioned a new analysis of those...
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...
Greenland will host the first electric-powered off-road racing series

Greenland will host the first electric-powered off-road racing series

LONDON — Greenland will be one of five climate-threatened locations to host the first Extreme E championship in 2021, the pioneering all-electric off-road racing...
A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket, powered by toxic fuel, launched a satellite into orbit around the polar regions on Friday morning.The Government of Nunavut said this...
How a highway to the Arctic Ocean is changing a corner of Canada’s Arctic

How a highway to the Arctic Ocean is changing a corner...

Nearly two years after it opened in Canada’s northwest corner, the only public highway to the Arctic Ocean in North America is seeing a...
Iqaluit’s mayor won’t run for re-election this fall

Iqaluit’s mayor won’t run for re-election this fall

The mayor of Nunavut’s capital city will not run for re-election this fall.Madeleine Redfern, Iqaluit’s mayor and former executive director of the Qikiqtani Truth...