Finland holds Arctic military exercises

Finland holds Arctic military exercises

Finland said on Monday that it will bring its "strong" army as it pushes for its membership to the NATO alliance, even as its army...
Russia’s newest strategic sub tests torpedos under Arctic ice

Russia’s newest strategic sub tests torpedos under Arctic ice

Five months after it was commissioned by the Russian Navy, the submarine Knyaz Oleg took part in a torpedo-shooting and battle-training exercise at a...
Arctic Council chairman warns against Nordic NATO expansion

Arctic Council chairman warns against Nordic NATO expansion

The entry of Sweden and Finland in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization could lead to certain "adjustments" in Arctic cooperation, says Russia's top representative...
Biden cheers Finland, Sweden NATO plans as Turkey balks

Biden cheers Finland, Sweden NATO plans as Turkey balks

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met with the leaders of Finland and Sweden at the White House on Thursday to offer robust U.S. support...
Russia says it will beef up forces near western border

Russia says it will beef up forces near western border

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday that moves by Finland and Sweden to join NATO were part of an increase in military...
Finland wants to avoid overreactions in security, says president

Finland wants to avoid overreactions in security, says president

HELSINKI — Finland wants to remain flexible about joint exercises with NATO following its formal application to join the alliance and about bringing in...
U.S. special forces are testing a new vehicle designed for Arctic conditions

U.S. special forces are testing a new vehicle designed for Arctic...

U.S. special forces could see a new Arctic-adapted vehicle as soon as early 2023. The MRZR Alpha, an all-terrain vehicle to be used by U.S....
Finland, Sweden formally apply to join NATO amid Turkish objections

Finland, Sweden formally apply to join NATO amid Turkish objections

BRUSSELS/ANKARA — Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face...
Russia’s Lavrov says Finland, Sweden joining NATO makes ‘no big difference’

Russia’s Lavrov says Finland, Sweden joining NATO makes ‘no big difference’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Finland and Sweden joining NATO would probably make "not much difference" as the two countries...
How Norway’s new P-8 Poseidon will counter Russia’s submarine threat in Arctic waters

How Norway’s new P-8 Poseidon will counter Russia’s submarine threat in...

After decades of low tensions, the Arctic is back on the front line of NATO’s efforts to combat Russian naval threats to Trans-Atlantic lines...