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Rosatom to Take Over Arctic Development

By Charles Digges 2017-11-18 22:05:21

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin wants to turn infrastructure development for the Northern Sea Route – Russia’s fabled east-west passage through the Arctic...

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Russia's Sunken Subs to Stay for Another Three Years

By Charles Digges 2017-10-30 02:25:24

Russian officials have again raised the possibility of retrieving tons of nuclear trash from the bottom of the Arctic Ocean – only to confess just as quickly that they...

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Sanctions Impacting Russia's Icebreaker Plans

By Charles Digges 2017-10-21 20:50:17

While Russian authorities assert that their newest and most powerful icebreaker, the Arktika, will be ready to take to the seas in 2019, fresh admissions that sanctions are...

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Report: Deepwater Horizon Dispersant Harmful to People

By Charles Digges 2017-09-25 20:26:59

Last week, the National Institutes of Health in the United States released a report that confirmed people living along the Gulf of Mexico who were very ill, but who for seven...

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New Plan for Fueling Russia's Floating Nuclear Plant

By Charles Digges 2017-08-07 21:13:59

Bowing to a campaign of pressure from Bellona and the Norwegian government, builders of Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant have finally agreed not to load its...

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Russia May Raise Sunken Nuclear Submarines

By Charles Digges 2017-06-20 22:53:45

Russian scientists have again floated the possibility of raising a nuclear submarine that the Soviet Navy sank on purpose almost 40 years ago in an effort to salvage a long...

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E.U. Vote on Arctic Oil Drilling Sparks "Icy" Debate

By Charles Digges 2017-03-17 18:15:08

The European Parliament rejected a total ban on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic on Thursday, but endorsed a pushback against exploration in the region’s...

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