As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

As climate changes, US admirals see increasing need for Arctic presence

Although the new Arctic strategies from the Navy and the Coast Guard highlight rapid changes in the region, they also both shy away from attributing...
Conservative British politicians warn Russia over its military expansion in the Arctic

Conservative British politicians warn Russia over its military expansion in the...

Two top British politicians speaking at a political conference over the weekend said the nation would push back firmly against Russian military encroachment in...
Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

The melting of the Arctic has devastating global implications and the EU is not ready to stand by watching. Only three years after it adopted its...
The Trump administration appoints a new State Department Arctic coordinator

The Trump administration appoints a new State Department Arctic coordinator

After nearly four years without one, the U.S. State Department again has a top-level official devoted to Arctic issues. On Wednesday, the Trump administration named...
Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russian ambassador accuses NATO of ‘false pretext’ for Arctic naval operation

Russia's ambassador to Copenhagen criticized Danish participation in a British-led military operation in Russia’s exclusive economic zone in the Barents Sea earlier this month,...
Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new weapons

Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's top nuclear official promised on Monday to succeed in developing new weapons as he paid tribute to five scientists killed...
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...
Sweden calls in Russian diplomats to protest breach of its waters

Sweden calls in Russian diplomats to protest breach of its waters

STOCKHOLM — Sweden has protested to Russia after two warships entered its territorial waters without permission, a defense department spokesman said on Wednesday, as...
The US Coast Guard plans to request more icebreaker funding next year

The US Coast Guard plans to request more icebreaker funding next...

U.S. Coast Guard commandant Adm. Karl Schultz said on Monday that the agency plans to ask for additional icebreaker funding in the 2021 budget. Speaking...
The first division of a new Russian missile system is now operational in the Arctic

The first division of a new Russian missile system is now...

A medium-range Russian surface-to-air missile, the Pantsir-S, is now deployed to protect the air space over Severomorsk, the Arctic home base of Russia's Northern...