U.S. Will Allow Drilling for Oil in Arctic Ocean

By Coral Davenport May 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday gave conditional approval to allow Shell to start drilling fo

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2015-05-12

Russia, China agree to integrate Eurasian Union, Silk Road, sign deals

Russia and China have signed a number of energy, trade and finance deals on Friday aimed at strengthening economic ties. The two countries have multip

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2015-05-11

Remarks at the Presentation of the U.S. Chairmanship Program at the Arctic Council Ministerial

RemarksJohn KerrySecretary of StateLegislative Assembly of Nunavut Iqaluit, CanadaIqaluit, CanadaApril 24, 2015 Well, thank you again very, very much,

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2015-05-07

U.S. takes reins of Arctic Council amid geopolitical tension, rapid warming

The United States formally took the reins of the governing body for the Arctic region on Friday at a meeting above the Arctic Circle, in Iqaluit, Cana

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2015-04-30

Arctic Council no place for non-Arctic diplomatic conflicts, say U.S., Russia

The Arctic Council should remain a place for Arctic co-operation and stay out of bitter diplomatic and military conflicts going on elsewhere in the wo

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2015-04-30

Russian Resources Ministry Completes Request for Arctic Shelf Expansion

Russia's Natural Resources Ministry has sent the request for Arctic shelf expansion to other government bodies for approval prior to sending it to the

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2015-04-30

Two years, one Arctic:Council embraces Russia but puts new observers on hold

Today’s meeting of (mostly) foreign ministers from the Arctic states had been keenly anticipated for two reasons: how much of a cold shoulder would Ru

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2015-04-30

How the U.S. plans to combat Arctic climate change

IQALUIT, Canada — The United States and seven other Arctic nations vowed Friday to work together to combat climate change at the top of the wor

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2015-04-30

US chairmanship must focus on co-operation, report urges

If Washington is to achieve its Arctic Council goals, it must work to prevent outside politics from spilling over into the region. A panel of 45 leadi

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2015-04-23

Majorities in Arctic nations favor cooperation with Russia

A majority of the people living in the Arctic wants to continue cooperation with Russia despite the conflict in Ukraine. Norwegians are most in favor

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2015-04-23