Anti-Putin activist 'forcibly drafted' and sent to Arctic base

World Dec 26, 2019

Anti-Putin activist 'forcibly drafted' and sent to Arctic base

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Wednesday that one of his allies had been forcibly conscripted and sent to serve at a remote Arctic base, in a move his supporters said amounted to kidnapping. Ruslan Shaveddinov, a project manager at Navalny's anti-corruption foundation, went missing ...

Asia Pacific Nov 30, 2019

China mixing military and science in Arctic push, Denmark warns

China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on Friday, warning of an intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the north. Disputes in the Arctic over global warming and access to minerals broke into ...