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Russia Releases Official Plans for the Northern Sea Route

By Charles Digges 01-11-2020 07:38:50

Posted in: Shipping

The Russian government has published a massive new plan outlining its intentions for the Northern Sea Route, the icy shipping arte...

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Plugged in at Pevek

By Charles Digges 12-21-2019 07:36:30

Posted in: Ports

Russia’s controversial floating nuclear power station has begun supplying electricity to a remote port in Siberia, despite w...

Russia’s Largest Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

The Arktika nuclear icebreaker – currently billed as the largest in the world – has begun sea trials near the Baltic S...

Rosatom: Shipping is Up in the Arctic Despite Environmental Concerns

By Charles Digges 11-27-2019 02:52:34

Posted in: Shipping

Shipping through Russia’s remote arctic artery, the Northern Sea Route, has increased by 63 percent over last year’s f...

Japan May Dump Radioactive Water from Fukushima into Sea

Japan’s environmental minister has said the country may have to dump more than a million tons of radioactively contaminated...

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Arrives in Pevek

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, has arrived at its remote Arctic destination after sailing 4,...

Russia Says Small Nuclear Reactor Blew Up in Deadly Arctic Accident

The international community is racing to understand a mysterious explosion that released radiation off the coast of northern Russi...

Russia to Build Two More Nuclear Icebreakers

Russia has said it will build two new nuclear icebreakers in a bid to make a rapidly melting trade route through the Arctic access...

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant to Make its Way Across the Arctic

Russia is preparing to launch its audaciously conceived floating nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, deploying it 6,000 k...

Russian-China Relations are Warming the Arctic

If the Kremlin meets its goal of transforming the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route into a bustling commercial shipping passage, i...

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