The Northern Sea Route is completely ice-free and shipping thrives
Russia is engaged in an aggressive one-sided arms race in the Arctic which is being IGNORED by NATO, warns report as relations with the West continue to frost
- The true scale of Russia's Arctic militarisation has been revealed in a new study
- Despite the UK warning NATO to interview, Russia is continuing its expansion
- Russia has established a new military district in the Arctic and expanded forces
- The country even launched a rocket with a satellite on board earlier this year
Russia has been expanding its military activities in the Arctic by establishing a military district, increasing training, and creating new brigades in the area, a new report reveals.
The true scale of Russia's Arctic militarization since 2014 has been revealed in a paper from The Henry Jackson Society's Russia Studies Centre.
Despite the UK urgently requesting NATO to intervene and warning of a possible second Cold War, Russia is continuing to militarise and exploit the region's natural resources.