As Russia Touts Expanded Arctic Sea Routes, U.S. Observers See Veiled Threat

Map of Arctic Highlighting Permafrost, adapted from image at

(Voice of America – Danila Galperovich – WASHINGTON, April 15, 2019 – This story originated in VOA’s Russian Service. At this year’s International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russian leaders made the most peaceable statements to date about Moscow’s long-term plans for the a rapidly melting Arctic. Answering questions during the forum’s international plenary session, President Vladimir Putin extolled […]

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