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U.S. says Finland, Sweden are ready to join NATO alliance

U.S. says Finland, Sweden are ready to join NATO alliance

The U.S. State Department on Monday said Finland and Sweden are ready to join the NATO alliance, after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Sweden...
Stoltenberg says he’s confident Turkey will ratify Finland and Sweden’s NATO accession

Stoltenberg says he’s confident Turkey will ratify Finland and Sweden’s NATO...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that he was confident NATO member Turkey would approve Sweden and Finland's bid to join the...
Finland closes Murmansk consulate

Finland closes Murmansk consulate

Three decades of Finnish diplomatic presence in Russia’s largest Arctic city has come to an end, with the closure of Finland's Murmansk consulate. It has...
A new University of Alaska report aims to help state leaders craft energy policies as the Arctic changes

A new University of Alaska report aims to help state leaders...

The University of Alaska has released a new report on Alaska energy issues, ranging from its history of fiscal challenges to the potential for...
Sweden says no reason for Turkey not to begin ratifying NATO bid

Sweden says no reason for Turkey not to begin ratifying NATO...

Turkey's parliament should begin ratifying Sweden and Finland's NATO membership bids because the two Nordic countries have met the commitments they had agreed to...
Russia’s newest nuclear submarine on its way to a temporary base in the Arctic, TASS reports

Russia’s newest nuclear submarine on its way to a temporary base...

The Russian navy's newest nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Generalissimo Suvorov is on its way to a temporary base for the Northern Fleet in the...
Russian strategic bombers conduct Arctic Ocean patrol flights

Russian strategic bombers conduct Arctic Ocean patrol flights

Two Russian strategic bombers performed patrol flights over the Arctic Ocean on Tuesday, Russia's defense ministry said in a statement. It said the flights lasted...
Former Wagner commander seeks asylum in Norway after fleeing Russia through the Arctic

Former Wagner commander seeks asylum in Norway after fleeing Russia through...

MOSCOW — A former commander of Russia's Wagner mercenary group who fought in Ukraine said he has fled to Norway and is seeking asylum...
Erdogan aide says time running out to ratify Sweden, Finland NATO bids

Erdogan aide says time running out to ratify Sweden, Finland NATO...

ANKARA — Turkey is running out of time to ratify NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland before it holds elections expected in May,...
Sweden holds first EU presidency meeting north of the Arctic Circle

Sweden holds first EU presidency meeting north of the Arctic Circle

The first meeting of the Swedish presidency of the European Union was held in Kiruna — Sweden's northernmost city, located some 145 kilometers north...
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