On the Origins of Disputes Over the Status of the Northern Sea Route
International law leaves an opportunity to propose different interpretations of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) status, raising the issue of protecting Russia’s national interests and sovereign rights in the Arctic. Indeed, aiming to shape such a policy in the most effective way it is necessary to reveal conditions contributing to competing interpretations
On the Decline of Cooperation in the Arctic Between the West and Russia
Since 2008 the growing attention to the Arctic has always been accompanied by discussions about the security agenda. Some Russian and foreign experts reasonably argued that the Arctic would remain a «zone of peace and cooperation» due to objective conditions that promote international cooperation. But is this the case now?
Arctic Tourism: From Canada to Russia
The Arctic Region is one of the last remaining frontiers of mass tourism. What can we see there and where we can go?