With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

WASHINGTON — The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded...
Greenland PM Kim Kielsen to stay as PM following coalition agreement

Greenland PM Kim Kielsen to stay as PM following coalition agreement

Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen today announced he has agreed to lead a government coalition containing his Siumut party and three others Partii Naleraq, Atassut...
Why election day in Greenland is anything but ordinary

Why election day in Greenland is anything but ordinary

As this is being written, the premier of Greenland, Kim Kielsen, is taking his time negotiating with potential partners over the terms for his...
Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

STOCKHOLM — Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with tighter purse-strings likely to affect...
Yamal authorities move to reorganize reindeer husbandry

Yamal authorities move to reorganize reindeer husbandry

The management of reindeer herding must be modernized in order to ease pressure on the tundra lands, regional authorities in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug...
How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened northern communities

How Newtok’s relocation efforts could be an example for other climate-threatened...

Time is running out for the 375 residents of Newtok, a river village soon to be washed away by the Ninglick River in Southwest...
In Alaska, soldiers relish role in U.S. missile defense

In Alaska, soldiers relish role in U.S. missile defense

FORT GREELY, Alaska — Two hours south of Fairbanks, Alaska, near the starting point of the Alaska highway, sit row upon row of missile...
Britain transfers Franklin’s shipwrecks to Canada, Inuit

Britain transfers Franklin’s shipwrecks to Canada, Inuit

Franklin’s two iconic Arctic shipwrecks now legally belong to Canada and Nunavut Inuit.On Thursday, April 26, the British government officially handed over the ships...
In UN address, Inuit org seeks recognition for Inuktut

In UN address, Inuit org seeks recognition for Inuktut

Inuktut in Nunavut needs stronger federal recognition and funding, the president of Nunavut’s Inuit birthright organization told a United Nations meeting last week.Nunavut Tunngavik...
Debris from another rocket launch is headed for Baffin Bay

Debris from another rocket launch is headed for Baffin Bay

When the European Space Agency launches its newest satellite into orbit on Wednesday, one section of the Russian rocket propelling it into space is...