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Latest US defense bill considers a Northern Sea Route transit, more icebreakers

Latest US defense bill considers a Northern Sea Route transit, more...

A new $858 billion U.S. defense bill contains several Arctic provisions for 2023, including the acquisition of a third heavy icebreaker, and planning for...
Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

The Canadian Coast Guard and its seven icebreakers have finished their Arctic operating season and left the North, the federal organization announced in a...
Russia to double intercontinental missile tests in 2023, commander says

Russia to double intercontinental missile tests in 2023, commander says

Russia is to double the number of test launches of its intercontinental ballistic missiles to eight in 2023 from four in 2022, the commander...
With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic refuge drilling campaign

With leases suspended, Alaska agency wants $6 million more for Arctic...

Alaska’s economic development agency has released plans to spend $6 million next year to advance its campaign to search for oil in the Arctic...
Danish Social Democrats agree new government with right-wing opposition

Danish Social Democrats agree new government with right-wing opposition

COPENHAGEN — Denmark's Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said on Tuesday she had agreed to form a rare bipartisan government with the main opposition...
Russian jet escorted Norwegian spotter plane over Barents Sea, defense ministry says

Russian jet escorted Norwegian spotter plane over Barents Sea, defense ministry...

MOSCOW — A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet escorted a Norwegian P-3 Orion military surveillance plane flying on Monday over the Barents Sea, which both...
Finnish foreign minister says missing clear date on NATO ratification by Turkey

Finnish foreign minister says missing clear date on NATO ratification by...

Finland's foreign minister said on Thursday that many issues over Turkey's concerns over terrorism set out in a memorandum to allow Finland and Sweden...
Blinken: U.S. will be able to call Sweden, Finland NATO allies soon

Blinken: U.S. will be able to call Sweden, Finland NATO allies...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said he is convinced the United States will be able to call Sweden and...
Norwegian police loses case against Russian charged with flying drone in Svalbard

Norwegian police loses case against Russian charged with flying drone in...

Andrey Yakunin, a 47-year-old British-Russian citizen who was charged for flying a drone in Svalbard, walked free on Wednesday evening. The multimillionaire is the eldest...
Finland must lift arms embargo on Turkey, Ankara says

Finland must lift arms embargo on Turkey, Ankara says

ANKARA — Finland must lift an arms embargo on Ankara as a condition to securing support from Turkey for its NATO membership bid, Turkish...
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