Blog – The Arctic Council Ministerial could have been worse

“The result could have been much worse.” So pronounced Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini at the press conference following the

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Inuit from Alaska, Canada, Greenland & Russia condemn U.S. torpedoing of Arctic Council declaration

The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), an organization that represents 165,000 Inuit in Alaska, Canada ,Greenland, and Chukotka, Russia, blasted the

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U.S. stonewalling on climate language scuttles Arctic Council declaration

ROVANIEMI, Finland – For the first time in history, an Arctic Council ministerial ended without a joint declaration from the

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U.S. stuns audience by tongue-lashing China, Russia on eve of Arctic Council ministerial

ROVANIEMI, Finland – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stunned onlookers Monday by tongue-lashing China and Russia during an Arctic

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Blog – What to expect from the 2019 Arctic Council Ministerial

The Arctic Council is a collegial and sober organization, that likes to stay above the fray of geopolitical tussling. But

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U.S., Russia thwarting black carbon reduction efforts in Arctic, says Finland

Black carbon pollution remains a pressing concern in the Arctic, but the U.S. and Russia are thwarting regional co-operation efforts

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Railway linking Barents Sea coast to Arctic Finland not commercially viable, report says

Finnish-Norwegian working group says cargo volumes are too small to justify building a railway from Rovaniemi (Arctic Finland) to Kirkenes

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Finland takes another step towards building Arctic rail link

Finnish Government includes Rail Baltica project in infrastructure plan as it invites private investors to participate future development. Finland’s Transport

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