Faroe Islands seek fish export pledge with Russia trade deal

Faroe Islands seek fish export pledge with Russia trade deal

COPENHAGEN — The Faroe Islands are targeting a free trade deal with Moscow next year to cement their place as Russia' biggest foreign supplier...
Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure investment

Russia’s Northern Sea Route poised to see influx of Chinese infrastructure...

On the sidelines of the recent Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s summit in Qingdao, China, leaders of Russia’s Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the China Development Bank met...
The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and rescue

The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and...

Ice melt is opening the Arctic up to new maritime activity, from shipping routes to tourism. Yet only a small fraction of the region —...
Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to...

OSLO — Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move...
English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says committee

English won’t replace Danish as Greenland’s second language anytime soon, says...

There is still a long way to go before English replaces Danish as the primary foreign language in Greenland.That's the finding of an expert...
Finland is open to plans by ex-Angry Birds executive for China funding of Estonia tunnel, says transport minister

Finland is open to plans by ex-Angry Birds executive for China...

HELSINKI — Finland's government is open to plans by a former executive at the Angry Birds game maker Rovio who wants to seek Chinese...
Port of Narvik and Ofoten Railway could become core EU corridor

Port of Narvik and Ofoten Railway could become core EU corridor

The European Commission suggests prolonging one of Europe’s most important transport corridors to include Narvik in Northern Norway."This is excellent news," says Torjus Kleiven...
New deal will revive rail service to Canada’s main deepwater Arctic port

New deal will revive rail service to Canada’s main deepwater Arctic...

Last week, the Canadian government announced a deal that will help revive rail service to the Port of Churchill in northern Manitoba, Canada's main...
Nunavut will double spending on employee language courses, premier says

Nunavut will double spending on employee language courses, premier says

Government of Nunavut employees will get more opportunities to work on their Inuktut language skills, thanks to a recent doubling of funds for Inuit...
Russia’s Yamal-Nenets gets a new governor

Russia’s Yamal-Nenets gets a new governor

Dmitry Artyukhov officially took over the reigns of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia's Arctic region as acting governor after a meeting with President...