Russia activates a new S-300 air defense unit in the Arctic

Russia activates a new S-300 air defense unit in the Arctic

For the past decade Russia has been engaged in modernizing and upgrading existing Arctic bases and building new ones. It now maintains a network of...
With past deadly epidemics in mind, Alaska Native villages impose strict new travel limits

With past deadly epidemics in mind, Alaska Native villages impose strict...

Stressed by limits to local medical services and scarred by a history of deadly disease epidemics, communities in rural Alaska are imposing a series...
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...
Russia tests air defense system in Novaya Zemlya, as US and Norwegian warplanes train together in the North

Russia tests air defense system in Novaya Zemlya, as US and...

Shortly after NATO forces this week conducted a historical operation with two U.S. B-2 stealth bombers and three Norwegian F-35 fighter jets in the North Atlantic,...
As Greenland reports its first COVID-19 case, Nuuk hopes to leverage natural isolation to fight the disease

As Greenland reports its first COVID-19 case, Nuuk hopes to leverage...

A day after Greenland reported its first case of COVID-19, that country’s authorities said they will temporarily halt all non-emergency domestic and international air...
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...
How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region

How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the...

As Arctic countries fight to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infections, Indigenous leaders say the pandemic highlights critical gaps in Northern infrastructure, from...
A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to the ‘new Arctic security situation’

A new research institute will help the Danish military adapt to...

Denmark’s defense college has established a research unit that will study security issues in the Arctic in order to keep the country and its...
How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote sites

How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote...

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands...
Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

More than 15,000 soldiers from nine countries will put down their weapons and start preparing to go home from their current locations in northern...