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The conflict between America and North Korea

Sept. 25, 2017

The US foreign policy for the last decades was mainly based on the non-proliferation of nuclear arms, which is apparently the only issue which Trump is not willing to revise in his approaches. First of all the minimization of nuclear threat from the North Korea concerns the relations with China. Trumps considers China doesn’t restrain the presumptuous regime, willing to gain the ICBMs.

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Putin's Russia in biggest Arctic military push since Soviet fall

Jan. 31, 2017

The nuclear icebreaker Lenin, the pride and joy of the Soviet Union's Arctic great game, lies at perpetual anchor in the frigid water here. A relic of the Cold War, it is now a museum.

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Northern Sea Route Gains Renewed Interest

Jan. 30, 2017

        The Northern Sea Route (NSR)—the shortest route connecting Europe with East Asia—has recently gained attention. The route has become to easier to pass through due to decrease of ice in summer.

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The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue International Forum to be held to be held in Arkhangelsk on 29-30 March 2017

Jan. 25, 2017

         The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue Forum will be held in Arkhangelsk on 29-30 March 20177, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the conference, International Cooperation in the Arctic: New Challenges and Vectors of Development.

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Polar Proxy: The Opportunities and Concerns of Increased Military Activity in the Arctic

Jan. 17, 2017

        There has been a lot in the news over the past few months about Russia’s military activity in the Arctic, with many media channels portraying these actions as part of an aggressive geopolitical strategy, with a revived Cold War narrative from both the Western and Russian side. These sensationalist stories should be interpreted with healthy skepticism, as military activity in the region by an Arctic state is not unusual or unprecedented, and because the Arctic is a region that has a history of beneficial and peaceful international cooperation. However, we should not ignore the recent uptick in military activity (Figure 1) in the region because military investment is a strong economic driver of growth for urban centers in the Arctic.

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The international conference "Russia`s Arctic Sustainable Development and Challenges”, Murmansk, Russia, June 2016

July 5, 2016

The international conference “Russia`s Arctic Sustainable Development and Challenges” was held in Murmansk on the 27-28 of June 2016. The world's first nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin" was selected as the main venue. This event was organized by Murmansk regional branch of Russian Geographical Society, Murmansk Arctic State University, International Press Centre of North Chamber of Commerce and Industry, George Washington University (USA) and the Information Centre of Nuclear Energy in Murmansk.

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Arctic Young Trade Union Leaders School

Feb. 29, 2016

On 16 – 18 February northern Russian city of Murmansk hosted an international conference of young trade trade-unionists and employment specialists from northern regions who gathered to discuss youth employment promotion in the remote and north regions – the “Second Arctic Young Trade Union Leaders School”.

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The press-conference of Chernyshenko Igor K. was held in Murmansk

Dec. 18, 2014

18 December 2014 the press-conference of Igor Chernyshenko, a member of Council of the Federation Committee on the Federal Structure, Regional Policies, Local Self-Governance and Affairs of the North, a representative of Murmansk regional executive authority in the Federation Council, was held in Murmansk.

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“They should allow us to cooperate, because we know how ” - Pauli Saapunki

Nov. 19, 2014

III Murmansk International Business Week started with a grate conference, which is called “Lapland”, and was dedicated to the international cooperation between Russian Federation, and Finland.

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