US and British naval ships enter the Barents Sea, tracked by Russia’s Northern Fleet

US and British naval ships enter the Barents Sea, tracked by...

MOSCOW — Russia's Northern Fleet is tracking a group of U.S. and British naval vessels that entered the Barents Sea on Monday morning, the...
Russian paratroopers perform first-ever high altitude Arctic jump

Russian paratroopers perform first-ever high altitude Arctic jump

The Russian military continues to hone its skills required for operating in the Arctic environment. Following regular maneuvers of its Northern Fleet and the...
Russian envoy to Denmark says US undermines Arctic peace

Russian envoy to Denmark says US undermines Arctic peace

COPENHAGEN — Russia's ambassador to Denmark has accused Washington of provoking confrontation in the Arctic in order to achieve dominance in a region where...
Greenland welcomes US aid, but some lawmakers fear it could bring entanglements

Greenland welcomes US aid, but some lawmakers fear it could bring...

Details of a $12.1 million American aid package to Greenland, announced on Thursday, remain scarce, but the money will be directed toward programs in...
Russia protests after Norway detains trawler near Svalbard

Russia protests after Norway detains trawler near Svalbard

MOSCOW/OSLO — Russia on Friday said it had filed a protest to Oslo after Norwegian Coast Guard officials detained a Russian trawler near Svalbard...
After 11 COVID-19 infections, Greenland plans to slowly reopen Nuuk

After 11 COVID-19 infections, Greenland plans to slowly reopen Nuuk

With no community transmission of COVID-19 in Nuuk, it will be possible to start reopening Greenland’s capital city, Prime Minister Kim Kielsen and chief...
OneWeb bankruptcy leaves plans for Arctic satellite broadband In limbo

OneWeb bankruptcy leaves plans for Arctic satellite broadband In limbo

OneWeb, a global communications company with the goal of providing high-speed broadband internet to “everyone, everywhere,” announced plans to bring reliable, low-latency high speed...
Russia activates a new S-300 air defense unit in the Arctic

Russia activates a new S-300 air defense unit in the Arctic

For the past decade Russia has been engaged in modernizing and upgrading existing Arctic bases and building new ones. It now maintains a network of...
With past deadly epidemics in mind, Alaska Native villages impose strict new travel limits

With past deadly epidemics in mind, Alaska Native villages impose strict...

Stressed by limits to local medical services and scarred by a history of deadly disease epidemics, communities in rural Alaska are imposing a series...
Nunavut bans entry of most non-residents, requires returning residents to self-isolate before flight

Nunavut bans entry of most non-residents, requires returning residents to self-isolate...

Starting one minute before midnight on Tuesday, March 24, only Nunavut residents and critical workers will be allowed to enter the territory.Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s...