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The Arctic Frontier - Armed with Cooperation

... hinted in the case of Russia, there is a peculiar situation as technically the world is facing an impeding disaster, yet as the Arctic melts 22% of the worlds undiscovered gas and oil reserves can be found offshore strategically located within its reach. So, it is hard not to wonder, if for Russia it is the ... ... Far East a little and is yet to find the critical gas hydrates. Secondly, as waters warm it may open up some industries like energy and shipping, but affect others like fishing. In warmer waters the fish will swim out more from the shores and out of the ...


Andrei Zagorsky: Improving the odds of an Arctic gamble

... area, but also of economic activities. RD: What do you think about the Greenpeace activists who allegedly attacked the Gazprom oil rig in the Pechora Sea? A.Z.: It was too exaggerated in Russia and outside of Russia. The problem is most people would join ... ... What is more reasonable today - to focus on environmental challenges and to work on environmental projects or to invest into energy projects in the Arctic? A.Z.: Everything here is important because everything is very much interlinked. The Arctic ecosystems have been very much ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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