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...
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...
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...
Nunavut’s government has spent $5M to cope with November’s ransomware attack

Nunavut’s government has spent $5M to cope with November’s ransomware attack

The Government of Nunavut has so far spent just over $5 million to deal with the ransomware attack that knocked out its computers on Nov....
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...
Developers push a grand plan for a Pechenga Bay port

Developers push a grand plan for a Pechenga Bay port

Backers of an ambitious plan for a Russian Arctic port at Liinakhamari near the Norwegian border say the infrastructure could be in place in...
Russian Embassy denies accusations of influence operations in Norway

Russian Embassy denies accusations of influence operations in Norway

On Monday, Norway’s Intelligence Service said Russia tries to fuel discord between the north and the south of the country. “Kremlin seeks to exploit any issue...
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...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...