Russia’s ‘doomsday drone’ prepares for testing

Russia’s ‘doomsday drone’ prepares for testing

One year after a fatal accident with a nuclear-powered missile in the White Sea, Russia's weapon designers say a test launch of the Poseidon...
Bars and gyms reopen as Iceland exits emergency coronavirus alert

Bars and gyms reopen as Iceland exits emergency coronavirus alert

COPENHAGEN — Iceland eased its national alert against the coronavirus on Monday, allowing for public gatherings of up to 200 people and night clubs...
US Coast Guard prepares for annual Arctic operations, but with coronavirus precautions

US Coast Guard prepares for annual Arctic operations, but with coronavirus...

The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct its seasonal Arctic Alaska operations this summer and fall, despite the coronavirus pandemic, leaders said last week.But the...
Canada moves to bar most pleasure craft from Arctic waters

Canada moves to bar most pleasure craft from Arctic waters

First cruise ships were banned from Canadian Arctic waters for the 2020 season to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Now most pleasure craft have also been...
A new Danish Arctic strategy is expected by end of year, despite coronavirus disruptions

A new Danish Arctic strategy is expected by end of year,...

Coronavirus outbreaks and ensuing restrictions in Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands has slowed progress towards publication of a revised Arctic strategy for the...
China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert says

China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert...

The recent news that TMAC Resources Inc., a Canadian junior mining company in western Nunavut, wants to sell its Hope Bay gold mine to a...
COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

Norwegian and Russian military and civilian rescuers have announced that Exercise Barents 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.The unique annual cross-border search-and-rescue exercise...
American flags in the Barents Sea are the ‘new normal,’ a defense analyst says

American flags in the Barents Sea are the ‘new normal,’ a...

A British and American naval group left the Barents Sea Friday after five days sailing in waters where Russia's Northern Fleet normally exercises.The voyage...
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...