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The project is devoted to the actual direction of the assessment of the impact on contemporary geopolitics of climate change and related changes in the Earth's distance from the polar regions. The project is based on the provisions of the strategic importance of the polar regions for the development of modern civilization. Examines geopolitical, military, economic and other aspects of the problem.

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"This territory belongs to no one" — US Admiral warns China and Russia on the Arctic (Washington Examiner, USA)

Washington is concerned with activity in the Arctic, Russia and China. United States, according to American Admiral James Foggo allegedly not interested in using the Northern sea route. And if the US can't use the Arctic, this region has no right to claim nobody, including Russia, says Foggo.

22-02-2019 admin 882 0

The United States wanted to weaken Russia's influence in the Arctic

The US plans to strengthen its presence in the Arctic, to push Russia's position in the region. This writes The Wall Street Journal.

15-01-2019 admin 892 0

"Element of competition": in the United States predict a growing risk of "shipping incidents" in the Arctic

The accounts chamber of the USA has prepared a report on threats to the United States in the Arctic. The document focuses on the need to strengthen the American military presence in the region. The Agency refers to the updated Strategy of national defense of the United States in 2018, which States that Washington should prevent the "aggression" of Russia and China. In the document U.S. accounts chamber of the representatives of the U.S. Coast guard consider Russian investments in energy, logistics and infrastructure along the Northern sea route "risk factor" and are predicting an increase in the likelihood of "shipping incidents" in the region. According to experts, that kind of rhetoric Americans hide dissatisfaction behind the level of development of Russian infrastructure and its own plans to strengthen influence in the region.

26-11-2018 admin 366 0

Chinese economic interests in the Arctic

China, despite the lack of any territory in the Arctic, recognizes the value of the polar region, is implementing the idea of the Northern silk road. Deploying scientific activities in the Arctic gain a dominant position in the foreign policy interests, in 2013, China became a member-observer of the Arctic Council.

15-11-2018 admin 1121 0

Battle for Antarctica: Russia is losing ground to China

While our country is closing its Antarctic polar station, China opens a new.Soon Russia will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the South pole. In a huge ice "the pantry" many treasures is a uranium, gold, thorium. And 80% of the world's reserves of fresh water. But do we need Antarctica? We close their polar station. China opens a new.

18-07-2018 admin 1212 0

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