What is russia doing in the arctic

New ocean opening up around the North Pole is sparking a global scramble

The Arctic is melting faster than at any time in at least the last 1,500 years, according to climate scientists. By Viper.

what is russia doing in the arctic

Over the past three decades, global warming has contributed to the melting of the Arctic, which is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

A global battle is emerging over the Arctic Ocean.

what is russia doing in the arctic

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Has Russia Already Won the Scramble for the Arctic?

Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. You must be logged in to vote. As the ice continues to melt in the Arctic, the question of ownership will only heat up along with it. You can form your own view.

what is russia doing in the arctic

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what is russia doing in the arctic

Canada and Denmark both oppose the claim, with Denmark aiming to prove that the Lomonosov ridge is an extension of Greenland. The country is not omnipotent and it does not have the resources to deal with every issue on its borders. It will be difficult for others to catch up when Russia has this headstart.

what is russia doing in the arctic

And the Arctic Council comprises countries and indigenous peoples of the Arctic. Firefighters extinguish a fire after the explosion of a bakery on the corner of the streets Saint-Cecile and Rue de Trevise in central Paris.

At least 15 people were killed. By Mark Barker.