Arctic

Arctic Council in upheaval over Russia

Arctic Council in upheaval over Russia

Countries of the Arctic Council said on they would boycott future talks in Russia over its Ukraine invasion, throwing international cooperation in the region into upheaval. The Arctic Council brings together countries with Arctic …

Pentagon: climate crisis threatens U.S. national security

Pentagon: climate crisis threatens U.S. national security

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday described the climate crisis as one of the nation’s existential threats with the potential to profoundly destabilize global security. "From coast to coast and across the …

Earth's magnetic north pole moving toward Russia

Earth's magnetic north pole moving toward Russia

Earth’s magnetic north pole has been moving East at an unusually fast pace, heading from the Canadian Arctic toward Russia. Magnetic north has been lurching away from its previous home in the Canadian Arctic toward Siberia at a …

S-400s to ensure air defence of Arctic region

S-400s to ensure air defence of Arctic region

All battalions of the Russian Northern Fleet will be equipped with S-400 missile defence systems within next several years to ensure air defence of the Arctic region, the commander of the fleet, Vice Adm. Alexander Moiseyev …

Rosneft finds first oilfield offshore eastern Arctic

Rosneft finds first oilfield offshore eastern Arctic

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Sunday it had found its first oilfield in the Laptev Sea in the eastern Arctic. Rosneft and its partners plan to invest 480 billion rubles ($8.4 billion) in developing Russia's …