Arctic Cold War Heats Up -- Moscow News
The Cold War for Arctic resources is not just heating up – it’s leading to a growing militarization in the remote North.
That’s the conclusion a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, which claims that Russia, Canada, Denmark and Norway are all developing their military interests there.
Also, more countries are seeking access to the region’s important natural resources and transport routes, such as “outsiders” like China, India and Brazil.
Vast parts of the Arctic shelf are still disputed territory and Russia, which placed its flag on the Arctic seabed at the North Pole in 2007, has lost several territorial battles for Arctic offshore resources with Norway and the United States already.
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