Russia and U.S. Find Common Cause in Arctic Pact

MOSCOW — The recent diplomatic thaw between Russia and the United States over the crisis in Ukraine has had little impact there, but it is being felt [Full Text]

2015-05-22

Full Polar Code in place, but gaps remain

Not extending a ban on heavy oil fuel to the Arctic mars passage of a set of rules that conservation groups are generally satisfied with.May 15, 2015 [Full Text]

2015-05-21

Moscow welcomes Chinese companies’ participation in resource extraction in the Arctic

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[Full Text]

2015-05-14

EU bid to become Arctic Council observer deferred again

The Arctic Council postponed observer status applications for another two years. The council decided to further review observer issues before coming t[Full Text]

2015-05-14

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

By Coral Davenport        May 11, 2015WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Monday gave conditional approval to allow Shell to start drilling for[Full Text]

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[Full Text]

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, 2015Well, thank you again very, very much, [Full Text]

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[Full Text]

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[Full Text]

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[Full Text]

2015-04-30