Russia flexes military muscle in Arctic even as money grows tight
Russia’s strategic goals in the Arctic are to secure current and potential energy resources and to maintain military superiority above the Arctic Circle. While the threat of armed conflict among the Arctic powers remains low, the international community should consider the implications of Moscow’s military build-up in the region in light of its recent aggression in Ukraine.
The Arctic region encompasses the lands and territorial waters of eight countries - Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States - spread across three continents. Of these Arctic countries, Russia is the largest, accounting for half of all territory north of the Arctic Circle.
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