Longread — Russia’s quest for Arctic resources unhindered by climate crisis

Regional authorities in the Yamal-Nenets region, in Arctic Russia, are aware of the potential devastating consequences of climate change, but

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Fossil fuels drive shipping boom along Northern Sea Route

Despite complicated ice conditions, more than 18 million tons of goods have been shipped along the Northern Sea Route in

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Russia plans fenced parks to confine reindeer herding in Arctic

The region that holds the world’s biggest number of reindeer wants to restrict animal migration and establish fenced “reindeer parks”.

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Putin wants a bigger, stronger, wealthier Russian Arctic

Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the

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