Arctic

Russia unveils new icebreaker in push for energy markets

Russia unveils new icebreaker in push for energy markets

  • Putin said such vessels were of "strategic" importance for Russia
  • The Ural and the Yakutia are part of a fleet of nuclear-powered icebreakers that are meant to ensure Moscow's dominance over the melting Arctic
By AFP ·

UN agency slaps ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic

UN agency slaps ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic

By Reuters ·