Russia’s new lithium mine will harm Arctic ecosystems and Indigenous people, Sámi activist warns

Russia’s new lithium mine will harm Arctic ecosystems and Indigenous people,...

The projected Kolmozero mine in the Kola Peninsula holds about 75 million tons of ore and will become Russia’s biggest lithium mine. It will...
NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden has taken important steps to meet Turkey's demands for approving Stockholm's NATO membership application, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on...
Nordics should consider joint air control in far north, Finnish parliament speaker says

Nordics should consider joint air control in far north, Finnish parliament...

HELSINKI — Finland, Sweden and Norway should consider organizing their air defense control jointly in territories north of the Arctic Circle in coming years,...
Canada, Denmark agree on a landmark deal over disputed Hans Island

Canada, Denmark agree on a landmark deal over disputed Hans Island

With a single sweeping deal, Canada and the Kingdom of Denmark have resolved a 51-year-old territorial dispute over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel...
Finland plans to build barriers on its border with Russia

Finland plans to build barriers on its border with Russia

HELSINKI — Finland's government plans to amend border legislation to allow the building of barriers on its eastern frontier with Russia, it said on...
Trafigura reports record first half, writes down interest in Russia’s Vostok Oil project to zero

Trafigura reports record first half, writes down interest in Russia’s Vostok...

LONDON — Global commodities trader Trafigura has completely written down its investment in Russia's Vostok Oil project in Siberia, the biggest oil development in...
Norway to close its consulate in Murmansk

Norway to close its consulate in Murmansk

In the wake of the meltdown in bilateral relations, Norway will close its general consulate in Murmansk on July 1, said Foreign Minister Anniken...
No signs of Russian threat to Sweden, Finland, says NATO deputy chief

No signs of Russian threat to Sweden, Finland, says NATO deputy...

COPENHAGEN — NATO's deputy chief sees no immediate military threat to Sweden and Finland from Russia and is confident that the aspiring NATO members...
Russia denounces its exclusion from some Arctic Council work

Russia denounces its exclusion from some Arctic Council work

Russia on Thursday criticized a move by the seven other Arctic nations to continue the work of the Arctic Council without it. Any decisions the...
ICC publishes protocols for ethical engagement in the Arctic

ICC publishes protocols for ethical engagement in the Arctic

As more scientists, policymakers, industrial developers and mariners head north into the warming and melting Arctic, some of the region’s Indigenous people have developed...