Video – Inside Russia’s rapid Arctic expansion


Russia is rapidly expanding its economic and military presence in the Arctic.

The country’s ambitions are bringing changes to the Arctic’s social, geopolitical and environmental landscape.

See the report by Chris Brown for CBC News’ The National.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Canada’s long-term neglect of Arctic must stop says Senate report, Eye on the Arctic

Finland: U.S. stonewalling on climate language scuttles Arctic Council declaration, Eye on the Arctic

Norway: NATO’s Arctic dilemma: Two visions of the Arctic collide as NATO and Russia flex muscles, Eye on the Arctic special report

Russia: Russia’s new energy security doctrine focuses on global threats and challenges, Eye on the Arctic

Sweden: Swedish soldiers take part in Finnish naval exercise, Radio Sweden

United States: China, Russia singled out in new U.S. Arctic defense strategy, Eye on the Arctic

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