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Putin: Russia Must Strengthen Position In Arctic

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

LAKE SELIGER, Russia, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Moscow had to strengthen its position, economically an...

Greenpeace Captain Held In Russia Granted Bail

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Russian court granted bail on Wednesday to the American captain of a Greenpeace ship that was used in a...

7 Crazy Facts You Should Know About The Arctic

David Fairhall | Posted 02.07.2012 | Books
David Fairhall

As the polar ice cap shrinks, this oceanic basin is also opening up to human activity. And as its vast economic resources become increasingly accessible, it looks set to become a cauldron of commercial potential and political conflict.

Russia's Other Front

Scott G. Borgerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott G. Borgerson

President Bush is right to demand an immediate end to the looting and shooting in Georgia by Russia, but he should also turn his attention to recent aggressive Russian activity in the opening Arctic.