John Kerry, on Moscow trip, sets out U.S. climate ideas to Russia

John Kerry, on Moscow trip, sets out U.S. climate ideas to...

MOSCOW — U.S. climate change envoy John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday he wanted to set out some proposals to...
Sweden plans to re-establish a northern regiment

Sweden plans to re-establish a northern regiment

Sweden's plans to increase defense spending and capabilities includes adding more troops in the nation's North. Sweden’s military partly disarmed after the Cold War but...
U.S. extends economic aid to Greenland in a bid to counter China, Russia in Arctic

U.S. extends economic aid to Greenland in a bid to counter...

COPENHAGEN/WASHINGTON — The United States announced a $12.1 million economic aid package for Greenland on Thursday aimed at strengthening mutual ties and boosting a...
Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Why Russia is likely to remain cooperative in the Arctic

Sometimes there is much solace in cool analysis. Listen to this: Russia is likely to continue as an active and willing partner in the...
NORAD fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft off Alaska

NORAD fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft off Alaska

WASHINGTON — U.S. F-22 stealth fighter aircraft scrambled on Saturday to intercept four Russian reconnaissance planes off Alaska, said NORAD, the U.S and Canadian...
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...
Barentsburg aims to transform from a coal town into a gateway for Russia’s Arctic tourism

Barentsburg aims to transform from a coal town into a gateway...

For visitors, the Russian town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago combines the contrasts of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet style industry. Nowadays, however, Barentsburg is...
Norway will host its biggest Arctic exercise since Cold War next year

Norway will host its biggest Arctic exercise since Cold War next...

About 40,000 soldiers will participate in Norway's Cold Response 2022 exercise next year, planned to take place in the Ofoten area with the country's...
Trudeau uses Nunavut to sell reconciliation, conservation as a package deal

Trudeau uses Nunavut to sell reconciliation, conservation as a package deal

ARCTIC BAY — By the time Justin Trudeau landed in Arctic Bay this past Aug. 1, he had exchanged the perfect skinny business suit...
Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia extends its claim to the Arctic Ocean seabed

Russia has formally enlarged its claim to the seabed in the Arctic Ocean all the way to Canada’s and Greenland’s exclusive economic zones. The...