Russia laments 'political games' as foreign minister set to miss Arctic Council

Discussing an Arctic military operation, junior defence minister speaks of 'threats posed by the Russians.'

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Navy members, Parks Canada personnel and Canadian Rangers on a C-17 Globemaster in Yellowknife, NWT deploy on Operation Nunalivut on April 8. The Harper government says the operation shows Canada is responding to Russian "threats."
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/15/2015 12:00 am EDT

Two years ago at a conference in Norway, a high-ranking Russian official elaborated on the benefits of developing an economic-focused approach to the Arctic. 

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