Denmark will triple Arctic defense spending

Denmark will triple Arctic defense spending

Denmark is prepared to triple its defense spending in the Arctic amid concerns that an increasing split between NATO, Russia and China could see...
US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China out and Russia at bay

US defense investments in Greenland infrastructure would keep NATO in, China...

Politically, Greenland has cast its lot with the West. But, when it comes to commercial opportunities, it is more open. China, especially, has been...
Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the Northern Sea Route

Russia sets out stringent new rules for foreign ships on the...

The Russian government has elaborated a set of rules for foreign naval vessels sailing on the Northern Sea Route, according to Izvestia. The newspaper has...
Norway expels Russian diplomat over spy case

Norway expels Russian diplomat over spy case

OSLO/MOSCOW — Norway said on Wednesday it had expelled a Russian diplomat on suspicion of espionage, drawing a rebuke from Russia's embassy, which said...
On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, unease over military buildup grows

On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, unease over military buildup grows

SETERMOEN/KIRKENES, Norway — Under a soft winter sun in northern Norway, U.S. Marines train in the ice and snow as they learn how to...
Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

OSLO — Russia, China and other countries are using espionage to glean secrets of Norway's petroleum industry and plans by its government to cut...
A large-scale Russian military exercise is coming to the Arctic

A large-scale Russian military exercise is coming to the Arctic

The Northern Sea Route will constitute a central part of Russia’s next major military exercise. A representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense confirms to...
Why the new Arctic ‘Cold War’ is a dangerous myth

Why the new Arctic ‘Cold War’ is a dangerous myth

All too often the Arctic region is portrayed as an area on the cusp of military crisis. This is an easy narrative to sell;...
Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway's army is well underway with establishing a new Cavalry Battalion, Home Guard and a Ranger Company in Finnmark, Norway's northernmost region, which borders...
New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic development

New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic...

Russia continues to pursue its security and economic interests above the Arctic Circle and new satellite imagery collected by High North News shows the...