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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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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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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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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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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The War on Ukraine: Consequences for Finland and the Arctic


Pro-Ukraine protect in Trafalgar Square, London. © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Prof Timo Koivurova Research Professor Arctic Centre, University of Lapland On

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Alaska: Measures to Address Coronavirus Pandemic


Anchorage, Alaska (Pixabay) Haroon Faqir First published: 20 March 2020 Last editted: 13 December 2020 Furthering our UK-Arctic Coronavirus Observatory,

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory


Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Project Lead: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Project Team: Mikhail Radkevitch, Helena Roberts,

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Setting up a U.S. Consulate in Greenland, Again


Sung W. Choi, pictured, who has served as Consul at the U.S. Consulate Nuuk from June 2020 to June 2021,

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The Arctic Council Goes Back to Basics


Press Conference of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Icelandic Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarsson

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A RARE Opportunity: How Greenland came to be central to the Biden Presidency


Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Greenlandic Minister of Foreign Affairs, Business, Trade, and Climate Pele Broberg; Faroese Minister of

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Launch of Report: The Case for a Five Eyes Critical Minerals Alliance focusing on Greenland


New report by PRPI Director Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes calls on the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to

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A Snapshot: UK-US Trade Relations


© Len Radin/Flickr Haroon Faqir Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated a snapshot of the

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The Future of US Arctic Policy under President Biden: Policy Recommendations


© Joe Biden Press Conference 2020/Flickr. Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Founder and Managing Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative After

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THE IDITAROD IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS: ONE LOOK INSIDE THE COVID-19 STORM


© Anita Parlow, 2020. Anita Parlow  The Iditarod Committee, located in Wasilla, Alaska, has announced that 57 mushers signed up

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Greenland in the Middle: The Latest Front in a Great Power Rivalry


Image by Bernd Hildebrandt from Pixabay Mingming Shi and Marc Lanteigne Under normal circumstances, the announcement of an American foreign

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Total liquefaction: Arctic LNG on the rise?


Equinor (formerly, Statoil)’s Hammerfest LNG in Melkøya in northern Norway. © Joakim Aleksander Mathisen/Flickr. Nadia French It is not a secret

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