One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft carrier catches fire in Murmansk

One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft...

MOSCOW — At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral...
With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister of war’

With Arctic security as backdrop, Russia’s Lavrov calls UK’s Williamson ‘minister...

MUNICH — A day after British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson accused Moscow of "trying to goad the West" in a bellicose speech, Russian Foreign...
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...
U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

U.S. and Iceland boost trade ties, discuss Arctic security

REYKJAVIK — The United States and Iceland have agreed to set up formal economic channels to boost trade and business investment, the countries' top...
Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Nine seaports in the Russian Arctic will be protected by the National Guard over the course of the year, the force's head Viktor Zolotov...
Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report says

Arctic search-and-rescue efforts need better training, more Inuktut, Canadian Senate report...

Maritime search-and-rescue efforts in the Canadian Arctic need upgrades to radio communication systems, better training for volunteers and more Inuktut-speaking Coast Guard staff, a...
Norway renews Russian Arctic research funding

Norway renews Russian Arctic research funding

 Norwegian scholars specializing in Russia and the Arctic are set to benefit from a new round of Foreign Ministry funding for a national research...
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...
Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Lawmakers representing Greenland in Copenhagen are leveraging growing international focus on the Arctic as negotiations over Denmark’s 2018-2022 defense budget head into their final phase.In...
Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Despite concern over some of Russia’s actions elsewhere, Canadians don’t need to be worried about Russian militarization in the Arctic—and shouldn’t seek to ramp...