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The polar regions, also called the frigid zones, of Earth are the regions of the planet that surround its geographical poles (the North and South Poles), lying within the polar circles.

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Russian and Norwegian experts are ready for joint economic projects in the Arctic

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As part of the High North Dialogue Arctic 2050: Mapping the future, a panel discussion Arctic 2050: Mapping the future  was held on April 23, 2021. The umbrella theme...
Military drills in Arctic (photo Russia Today)

Russia Reopens Secret Soviet-Era Lab for Testing of Equipment for Use in the Arctic

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Competition for the Arctic has heated up in recent years, with Russia allocating vast resources to shore up control over its northern territories as they promise to become a...
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The Arctic Eats Helicopters, So Russia Is Sending Drones Instead

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By: David Axe Russian defense firm Rostec is partnering with a small Latvian startup to make tiltrotor drones for dangerous Arctic operations. Think of it as a tiny, robotic, cold-weather version...
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Russia considers using heavy drones to control Arctic borders

The Russian industry considers developing heavy drones to control the border in Arctic regions, First Deputy Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Border Guard Service Head Vladimir Kulishov...

Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers complete 16-hour flight above Arctic

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Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers have performed a 16-hour flight above the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Arctic Ocean, the Russian Defense Ministry...
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Russian marines heat up the Arctic with large-scale exercise

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Russia has been actively boosting its military presence in the Arctic in recent years, building new bases and airfields as well as repairing old ones.
Ice cores drilled in 2012 into the Greenland ice sheet revealed large, meters-thick ice slabs beneath the snow (photo Science News)

Expanding ice slabs are increasing Greenland’s contribution to sea level rise

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Greenland’s melting, set off by global warming due to higher levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, has increased dramatically in the last few decades.
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The Hell of Volnovakha

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The battle for this strategically important place was fought for two weeks. With the fall of Volnovakha and the northbound frontline push, a railway...