On this week’s news round-up, we bring you some of your most read stories on Eye on the Arctic this week:
– Almost 100 planes will take part in a major aviation exercise over Arctic Europe later on this month
-Russia has over a dozen icebreakers under construction, with several more in the planning stages, Atle Staalesen from Barents Observer breaks down the different projects
-Deutsche Welle’s Iceblogger remembers the two polar explorers presumed drowned in Canada’s Arctic last week
-A security expert accuses Russia of trying to block Baltic energy independence
That’s all from us this week! We’ll be back on Monday with more stories and newsmakers from across the North.
Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca