Search: USA,Northern Sea Route,Arctic (7 materials)

The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic

Russia and Canada face the need to build a balanced and cautious policy about non-Arctic states The Arctic is currently undergoing significant transformations that are the result of climate change and the global ... ... also pursue economic interests in the Arctic. They are attracted by the transport opportunities, specifically the use of the Northern Sea Route and the Northwest Passage, as well as by the raw material resources of the Arctic, its bioresources and fishing ...


Russia's Arctic Dilemma: the Status of NSR as a National Transport Artery vs Foreign Investment

... Research Fellow at RAS IMEMO, RIAC expert, focusing on the following topic "The Northern Sea Route: Economic Potential, Legal Status, Development Prospects." ... ... The information partner of the lecture cycle is International Affairs journal. The Arctic is again attracting close attention from the media and the general public. The... ... on weather and ice conditions, the length of the NSR route can vary from 2 to 3 thousand nautical miles. Of course, unlike the route passing through the Suez Canal, the...


Where does the Northern Sea Route Lead To?

U.S. and Russia dispute the legal status and navigation regime in the NSR Once again, the Arctic has riveted the attention of the media and the public at large. In early 2019, Russia and the U.S. continued to exchange high-profile statements concerning the Northern Sea Route (the NSR). For instance, in February 2019, the Russian media drew major attention to the words of U.S. Adm. James Foggo, commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa, who said that “the United States would not allow Russia ...


Back to “Normalcy”

The Prospects of Developing Cooperation in the Arctic When a year draws to a close, tradition dictates that we take stock of the past 12 months and plan for the future. What ... ... Seven out of fifteen icebreaker-class LNG carriers capable of delivering freight to customers all year round already sail the Northern Sea Route (NSR), transporting gas from the Port of Sabetta. Novatek plans to build another LNG plant (Arctic LNG-3) ...


Experts from Russia, the United States and Canada Discuss Shipping in the Arctic

... Affairs Council (RIAC) in collaboration with the Pew Charitable Trusts held a round table discussion “Navigation in the Arctic: Promoting Cooperation and Addressing Challenges.” The event was attended by diplomats, representatives of government ... ... cooperation of the Arctic states in this area. The discussion at the second session focused on the commercial potential of the Northern Sea Route and the prospects for its development, the specifics of navigation and shipping control in the Northwest Passage,...


Conflicting Interests in Regulating Navigation in the Bering Strait

... situations and raise the level of navigation safety. There is no doubt that сooperation between Russia and the U.S. in the Arctic as a whole and in the Bering Strait in particular benefits both sides, and is vital due to climate change which is expected ... ... exercise of that right must not obstruct even the holding of military exercises and maneuvers [3] . *** Northern Sea Route The United States, being one of the largest economies in the world and a key consumer of goods and resources,...


Climate change, indigenous people, sustainable infrastructure – what else are we missing in the Arctic?

The Arctic region remains a frozen treasure that everybody wants to lay hands on. In Russia,... ... his views with RIAC. In April 2015 the chairmanship of the Arctic Council goes to the USA. What are the main difficulties the U.S. is likely to face? How does the USA account... .... What are the main infrastructure projects this year in terms of transport and the Northern Sea Route? What role will Asian countries, like China, play in building these...


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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  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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