December sea ice levels in Arctic Europe at record low

It is December and European Arctic waters are free of ice way north of Svalbard and Novaya Zemlya. Norwegian Ice Service,

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Teen researchers tell Putin Russia’s ice sheet is quickly melting

In a presentation for the Russian President, two young students describe how new islands are appearing along the coast of

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Major corruption case clouds Russian base projects in Arctic

Two men with close ties to the Ministry of Defence are charged with theft of almost 3 billion rubles in

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Russia: Better weather forecasts needed to increase Arctic shipping

A quickly growing number of ships are confronting the thick ice and tough climatic conditions on Russia’s Northern Sea Route,

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As ice layers get thinner, ship sets another Arctic speed record in Russia

It was a year with remarkable growth in Russian Arctic shipping. In the course of 2017, as much as 9,737

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