One prospective Russian airfield is just 50km from a key British RAF base.
Some analysts believe this manoeuvre was in response to NATO reinforcing its front-lines against Russia.
Some Arctic ice used to withstand the summer thaw, and would last several years. Now, not so much.
The base will bring 3,000 Russian soldiers within 50km of the Finnish border.
Russia is deploying troops and testing missiles in the polar region, poised to commandeer its massive energy reserves
Russia's top navy admiral plans to strengthen forces in Crimea and the Arctic over the next 15 years
The base will launch drones to patrol Russia's eastern waters and assist Russian navy
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spotted something they weren't expecting.
Testing aims to make Canadian Armed Forces better prepared
Banners reading "No Arctic Oil" and "Stop Statoil's Arctic Race" were hung from the rig
The U.S. Navy is scrambling to come up with new rules as exploration and exploitation of the Arctic booms