All Posts Tagged With: "Arctic resources"

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Medvedev Signs Law on Arctic Resources

Russia’s president has signed a law which lets the government hand-pick which companies can tap into the vast resources thought to lie below the Arctic Ocean.

Jul 19, 2008 | Continued
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Russia Resumes Naval Activity in Disputed Arctic Waters

Russia has resumed naval patrols in the Arctic Ocean, including the disputed waters surrounding the Svalbard archipelago. In another territorial dispute, Japan has named several far eastern islands as “illegally occupied by Russia.”

Jul 15, 2008 | Continued
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Russia and Europe To Clash Over Arctic Resources –EU Report

A new report from the European Union’s top policy officials signals a potential collision course between the EU and Russia over energy resources, as global warming releases currently inaccessible Arctic mineral riches.

Mar 11, 2008 | Continued