Latvia’s Arctic Connections: Interview with Mārtiņš Vargulis


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Mārtiņš Vargulis, a researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and lecturer at Riga Stradiņš

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Estonia in the Arctic: Interview with Ambassador Märt Volmer


Alisa Musanovic  Today, I’m with Märt Volmer, who is the Undersecretary for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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One Arctic or Two? Polar Geopolitics in the Wake of the Ukraine Conflict


Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, and Sergei Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, speak at the 12th Arctic Council

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Latvia in the Arctic: Interview with State Secretary Andris Pelšs


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Andris Pelšs, who is the Secretary of State of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign

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Finno-Ugric Connections: Interview with Sven-Erik Soosaar


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Sven-Erik Soosaar, a member of the Board of the Estonian NGO, Fenno-Ugria. He is

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Czech-Arctic Connections: Interview with Amb. Zdeněk Lyčka


Photo by Hasse Ferrold. Alisa Musanovic  I’m with Zdeněk Lyčka, who is the co-ordinator of the annual Czech Arctic Festival.

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The World Needs the Arctic Council Now More Than Ever


Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 7, 2019. Barry

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Ukraine Stands Alone Calling for Sanctioning of Russia During IMO Extraordinary Council Meeting


Image: The headquarters of the International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London © Lord Harris Igor Putinovich Following two days of

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Prof Akiho Shibata: How can the Antarctic Treaty System respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine?


Prof Akiho Shibata Professor of International Law and Director, Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) Kobe University (Japan) Prof Akiho Shibata

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Does the Antarctic Treaty System have a moral duty to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine


Dr Alan Hemmings Adjunct Professor, Gateway Antarctica Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research University of Canterbury (New Zealand) Russia’s invasion

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Royal Navy shows solidarity with Ukraine at Antarctic research base


The crew of the HMS Protector and the Ukrainian scientists at the Vernadsky polar research station in Antarctica show their

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Canada, the Arctic and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine


Image: Canada supports Ukraine (Yonge Street at Marlborough Avenue). © Can Pac Swire/Flickr Dr Rob Huebert Associate Professor, Department of Political

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Statement of the International Committee of Indigenous Peoples of Russia


International Committee of Indigenous Peoples of Russia WE – the undersigned representatives of the Indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia

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Ukraine: Why this war is different


Prof Rachael Lorna Johnstone Professor of Law University of Akureyri (Iceland) and Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) For the dead, the

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Putin is after more than land — he wants the religious soul of Ukraine


Knox Thames Former Special Envoy for Religious Minorities, U.S. Department of State Make no mistake, Putin is seeking full capitulation

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Catholic Bishops in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland call for end to violence in Ukraine


Meeting in London on 4th March 2022, the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of England and Wales,

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The Ukraine Invasion signals an earthquake in Arctic and Nordic politics


A member of the Territorial Defense Forces of Ukraine stands inside the damaged Kharkiv regional administration building in the aftermath

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Nordic Plus: International Cooperation in the Arctic enters a New Era


Image: 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. © Arctic Council/Flickr. Prof Dr Stefan Kirchner MJI Research Professor of Arctic Law; Head

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It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0


The flags of the Arctic Council member states and permanent participants. (Linnea Nordström / Arctic Council Secretariat) Alice Rogoff For

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A Peaceful Arctic Does Not Mean a Neutral One


Leslie Canavera CEO PolArctic LLC As business leaders, we share the weight of encouraging nations to maintain an equilibrium that

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