Tag Archive | Arctic

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Arctic Trade Route Presents Opportunity for Russia-West Cooperation

14,000 feet beneath the frozen surface of the Arctic Ocean at the North Pole, a Russian flag forged in titanium rests on the seabed. The flag, planted by a manned submersible during a 2007 expedition, was conceived as a publicity stunt intended to promote Russia’s territorial claims in the Arctic. The expedition was immediately rebuked […]

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Posted in Environmental Security, Global Economy, Russia, Security Issues, World

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Taking a Russian Nuclear Threat on the Chin

In light of wider Danish strategic priorities, Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard’s restrained reaction to Russia’s decision to target Danish military frigates with nuclear weapons was understandable. In a recent op-ed piece for the Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, the Russian ambassador to Denmark, Mikhail Vanin, wrote that Danish warships would “become targets for Russian nuclear missiles” should […]

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Posted in Conflict, Europe, Russia, Security Issues, World


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