Greenland joins EU minerals group

Greenland joins EU minerals group

Greenland has signed on to a multi-billion-euro European Union effort to promote mining projects that will help the bloc secure supplies of 30 strategic...
Climate change finds a place in Russia’s new national security strategy

Climate change finds a place in Russia’s new national security strategy

A new national security strategy for Russia signed by President Vladimir Putin on July 2 is a significant update of the country’s security strategy...
EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and a stronger response to Russia and China

EU lawmakers push for more visibility in the Arctic — and...

The European Union should ally itself closer with its allies in Asia and North America to counter Chinese and Russian actions in the Arctic,...
US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

US Coast Guard starts its seasonal Arctic operations from Kotzebue base

The U.S. Coast Guard has opened its seasonal Arctic operating site in Kotzebue, Alaska, a key milestone kicking off the 2021 season of its...
A UK research vessel has set a new record for the Royal Navy’s northernmost surface voyage

A UK research vessel has set a new record for the...

A British icebreaking survey ship has sailed further north than any other surface vessel in the history of the Royal Navy. The HMS Protector reportedly...
Medvedev says Russia must bolster its Arctic military

Medvedev says Russia must bolster its Arctic military

Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, said this week that Russia should boost its military to counter foreign threats in the...
For US Arctic coordinator, Alaska trip shows importance of local voices in international affairs

For US Arctic coordinator, Alaska trip shows importance of local voices...

For James DeHart, the U.S. State Department’s Arctic coordinator, a whirlwind tour of Alaska in earlier this month created some important impressions that will...
What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for Arctic cooperation

What the Biden-Putin summit means — and doesn’t mean — for...

When U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged from a historic summit in Geneva on Wednesday, both leaders mentioned the promise...
US Defense Department announces new Arctic security center

US Defense Department announces new Arctic security center

The U.S. Department of Defense formally announced on Wednesday the establishment of a new regional security studies center for the Arctic. The Ted Stevens Center...
Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

Russia-Norway emergency cooperation gets priority despite military buildup and COVID crisis

One day after Norway scrambled a pair of F-16 fighter jets to meet Russian military planes outside its northern airspace, the two countries kicked...