Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russian Navy commandos boarded a cargo vessel on Northern Sea Route

Russia’s Northern Fleet has stopped a ship suspected of violating sailing regulations in the remote Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route. It is...
Russian military plants a flag on the nation’s northernmost point

Russian military plants a flag on the nation’s northernmost point

A military expedition has installed a Russian flag on Cape Fligeli, the northernmost piece of land in the Russian Arctic.Located at 81.5 degrees North,...
When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues were sidelined too, experts say

When the U.S. Navy ended its climate task force, Arctic issues...

Earlier this year, the U.S. Navy quietly stood down Task Force Climate Change, the decade-long mission to understand and plan for rapid environmental changes...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn of military capabilities

As China seeks to expand Arctic satellite coverage, some experts warn...

China's Ministry of Transport is dispatching a team to measure and optimize the country’s communications capabilities in Arctic waters along Russia’s coastline. The team will be...
In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic

In Iceland visit, Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active...

REYKJAVIK — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the...
A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket launch could release debris into Nunavut waters

A Russian rocket, powered by toxic fuel, launched a satellite into orbit around the polar regions on Friday morning.The Government of Nunavut said this...
During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by China, Russia: official

During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by...

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence, in a visit to Iceland next week, will have talks about 'incursions' into the Arctic Circle by China...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
Norway nuclear monitor backtracks on theory of second Arctic Russia blast

Norway nuclear monitor backtracks on theory of second Arctic Russia blast

OSLO (Reuters) - Reports of a second blast from a deadly Russian rocket engine test in the White Sea may be wrong, and the...