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Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters
By nsnbc On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

Nengye Liu (TC) : China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no exception. Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters Arctic More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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US permits Arctic drilling, but questions about safety remain

Robert Bea (TC) : Earlier this month, the Obama administration gave conditional approval to a renewed plan for Royal Dutch Shell to drill for oil offshore of Alaska’s Arctic Ocean coast in the Chukchi Sea. “As More...

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By Susanne Posel On Saturday, May 16th, 2015
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Kayaktivists Protest in Seattle Against Shell Arctic Drilling

Susanne Posel (OC) : Activists in Seattle, Washington have taken kayaks in a “daylong, family friendly park festival and an on-the-water protest ” to oppose Royal Dutch Shell’s drilling expedition in the More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Rosneft & ExxonMobile Cooperate in Arctic Ocean Despite Diplomatic Deep Freeze

nsnbc : The President of Russia’s State-controlled energy giant Rosneft, Igor Sechin, told the German Magazine Der Spiegel, on Sunday, that Rosneft will be investing some $400 billion in energy exploration More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Russia’s Justice Ministry Designates Anti-Racism NGO as Foreign Agents

nsnbc : Russia’s Ministry of Justice added yet another NGO to the federal government’s list of NGO’s designated as foreign agents. This time around the SOVA Center was affected. The Justice Ministry More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Japan – Russia Agree on Economic Cooperation in Russian-Occupied Japanese Territories

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Japan and Russia agreed on Friday to start talks on joint economic activities on the Russian-occupied Japanese Northern Territories or South Kuril Islands as Moscow called the Japanese More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Trump Nominates ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

nsnbc : U.S. President-elect Donald Trump nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Many denounce Trump for choosing Tillerson for “lucrative connections” in Russia while few pay More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Jakarta to Cooperate with Denmark & Norway to Modernize Indonesia’s Fisheries

 nsnbc : Indonesia’s Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti said on Monday that Jakarta will cooperate with Denmark and Norway to give a push to innovation in the maritime sector. Earlier More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Memorial Published Soviet NKVD Archives

nsnbc : The Russian NGO Memorial published a database with archives from KGB predecessor NKVD during what people in Russia and former Soviet republics tend to remember the Stalinist “era of terror”. More...

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By New Eastern Outlook On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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The Northern Sea Route: New Prospects for the Pacific Rim

Dmirty Bokarev (NEO) : Twenty years ago, eight Arctic states established the Arctic Council (AC) to jointly develop the Arctic Region and preserve the environment and culture of the indigenous peoples. Initially, More...