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Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

Threats and Challenges for Russia’s Arctic Activity under Sanctions Since the end of the past century, the definition of the Arctic as the territory of the dialogue and cooperation ... ... Positive results of production on the Prirazlomnoe field discovered in 1989 in the Pechora Sea allowed to ship and deliver 300 thousand tons of oil to the port of Rotterdam in 2014 (about 2.2 million barrels) [ 19 ]. The oil produced was called Arctic Oil ...


Arctic Council Gets New Leader: what choice will Washington make?

... April 23, 2015 the United States will assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council for 2015-2017. These are difficult times for the ... ... region is faced with the problems of geopolitical rivalry between Russia and the West. The key issue over the next two years will ... ... 2014, the United States and the European Union imposed economic sanctions against Russia that banned ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and ... ... Thus as it takes on the chairmanship of the Arctic Council the USA will have to make a strategic choice. It can pursue a policy ...


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