• 2017 February 8

    https://thebarentsobserver.com

    100 sailors trapped in ice near Arctic outpost


    Never before have icebreakers escorted cargo vessels from the western part of the Arctic to Pevek, the town by the East Siberian Sea, in mid-winter...

  • 2017 February 8

    http://www.maritime-executive.com

    Russia's Evolving Arctic Capabilities


    The U.S. estimates the Arctic seabed is home to about 15 percent of the world’s remaining oil, up to 30 percent of its natural gas deposits, and about 20 percent of its liquefied natural gas...

  • 2017 February 8

    http://www.deccanchronicle.com

    Russia says ship's crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast


    A crew of seven Russians and a Ukrainian have been taken hostage off the coast of Nigeria after their ship was attacked...