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Cold war: Russia’s bid to control the Arctic

Russia’s bid to control the Arctic

12 December 2020

9:00 AM

12 December 2020

9:00 AM

It may be time for Father Christmas to look for a new home, before the Russians kick him out. ‘This is our Arctic,’ declared the Russian explorer Artur Chilingarov when he went to the North Pole in 2003. Four years later, another Russian expedition, again led by Chilingarov, planted a titanium flag on the seabed 2.5

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