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Russians in the Artic

Terence E. Armstrong

Russians in the Artic

aspects of Soviet exploration and exploitation of the Far North, 1937-57.

by Terence E. Armstrong

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17850972M
    LC Control Number58004573

    Russia became one of the founders of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in and the Arctic Council in By keeping the discussion of Arctic-related issues to those bodies, Moscow seeks to defend its exclusive rights as an Arctic state. Russia firmly believes that the Arctic Five must resolve all essential questions directly among ://   Cold War in the Arctic. Link/Page Citation From the late s to the mids, print media expended a lot of ink describing the heating up of the Cold War. What received very little attention was an arena of the Cold War that never heated up: the Canadian Arctic. The imminent threat of another world war, this one nuclear, was taken very +War+in+the+Arctic.-a

    Military buildup in Arctic as melting ice reopens northern borders This article is more than 1 year old As ice melts and shipping lanes open up, geopolitical tensions are growing and old cold war Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a Russian author and historian who exposed the horror of Soviet prison labor camps and gave new meaning to the word "gulag." (Gulag stands for Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps.) Solzhenitsyn spent eight years in those camps. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn descended from an intellectual Cossack ://

    “The Russians are evacuating,” he said. “Holly’s at the sub now, over the hole in the ice. She’s going in. Holly, what have you got? Come on, Holly. Talk to me.” Nothing. For the longest time. Then Holly erupted through the ice like a mechanized dolphin. She arced briefly through the Arctic night, crash landing on   The ensuing rush for whale oil off the Alaskan coast resulted in the purchase of Alaska from the Russians in for $ million. Its indigenous population was neither consulted nor informed. Canada claimed its portion of the Arctic, an archipelago of o islands, from the British in


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Yet the territorial boundaries of the region remain ill-defined and Russia, under the increasingly bold foreign policy Guerrillas in the Arctic Such questions are likely to rekindle unsavory memories of Norway's capitulation to Germany in with the help of local Nazis led by the infamous Vidkun :// 1.

Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who have arrived on their icy :// A tragic fire aboard a secret Russian nuclear "mini-sub" in the Barents Sea that killed 14 senior sailors has refocused media attention on a little-noticed flash-point of the world: the Arctic Buy The Road to Russia: Arctic Convoys Reprint by Bernard Edwards (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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For a special FT feature and film, Kathrin Hille reports from one of the world's most inhospitable places. Photographs by Davide Monteleone Russia’s Academy of Military Science recently published a report, in which it stated that there is an increasingly active struggle among the Arctic Council nations – Russia, the U.S., Denmark, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Finland, Sweden – for the access to Arctic resources and exploration of This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle A Russian discovery in the Arctic ocean at the time of Columbus 68 Nord as an illustration to the fourth book of the Amores, but also as an illustration to Germania BOOK REVIEWS Different narratives form the self-understanding of Russians within a diverse country and diverse world.

In The rush for the north pole the Russian understanding of Arctic geopolitics are deciphered. Drawing from extensive newspaperanalyses,theauthorshows,asinhisotherbooks,the high degree of suspicion towards the other Arctic The two Russians huddled around a flaming barrel in a futile attempt to ward off the Arctic chill.

The Gulf of Kola was not a place you wanted to be after September, especially not Murmansk. In Murmansk, even the polar bears wore :// This book, which he has long wished to write, presents a wide range of theories on narrative, identity and foreign policy, whereas environment as mentioned in the book title is less evident.3 It partly builds on previously-used material, Russian newspapers, official statements and.

Russia claims resource-rich swathe of Arctic territory Russia submits claim to large swathes of the Arctic Ocean in bid to secure access to billions of tons of oil and gas  The new Arctic frontier "We're obviously watching both the Russians and the Chinese quite closely," said Vice Adm.

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