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Soviet maritime Arctic

Soviet maritime Arctic

proceedings of a Workshop held May 10-13, 1987 by the Marine Policy Center of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Published by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine policy -- Congresses.,
  • Arctic regions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lawson W. Brigham and Ellen M. Gately.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesWHOI-88-5, Technical report, WHOI (Series) -- 88-5., Technical report (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
    ContributionsBrigham, Lawson W., Gately, Ellen M., Workshop on the Soviet Maritime Arctic (1987 : Woods Hole, Mass.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16119160M

    However, the majority of ships originate or end their journeys in Russia. Russia is expected to resubmit in For Russia, the decrease in Arctic summer ice has begun to open up the NSR for a larger volume of transport over a longer part of the summer now eight or more weeks of the year. Many studies now suggest that the Arctic Ocean will be ice-free for a portion of the summer as soon as Kolyma contains rich deposits of gold, tin, and uranium.

    Though the final flight, of Levanevsky, ended with a disastrous crash, Russia's aviation exploits remained symbols of personal heroism and national achievement. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, He got the idea for Stalin's Slave Ships after watching a television show about the Soviet merchant ship Cheyulkin, which was frozen in Arctic ice in By it was transformed from a prison to an invaluable source of minerals. Consumer markets do not tolerate the uncertainty of exactly when the shipping season will start.

    Since the collapse of the Warsaw Pact such strategies would seem to be obsolete or Soviet maritime Arctic book least unnecessary. Inafter forty years of quarreling, Norway and Russia agreed to a new border in the Barents Sea that will facilitate oil and gas work for both countries. The dominant portion of offshore Arctic hydrocarbon oil and gasas reflected in the USGS studies, is located within the current uncontested Exclusive Economic Zones of the five nations bordering the Arctic. For Russia, the decrease in Arctic summer ice has begun to open up the NSR for a larger volume of transport over a longer part of the summer now eight or more weeks of the year.


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As the International Institute for Strategic Studies noted in a report: "a growing military and paramilitary presence in the Arctic may be beneficial for regional stability rather than detrimental.

Arctic to Antarctic: Russia’s new maritime doctrine

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The rapidly melting sea ice has led some analysts to predict that the shorter shipping route may replace the Suez Canal Route that runs from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. If summer Arctic ice were to disappear entirely, the passage that would then open up directly over the North Pole would save an average of 8, miles.

Keeping nuclear submarines afloat is very expensive. Adversaries took note of the US's success in Operation Desert Storm, and developed techniques to prevent or disrupt US access to operating domains.

To not consider the multifaceted nature of the Russian Arctic policy is dangerous and could lead to inadequate policies from other countries that may jeopardize the current stability and peace in the Arctic.

The Russian Maritime Arctic and Northern Sea Route

The Soviets have admitted dumping into Arctic waters since eighteen nuclear reactors, six of them laden with radioactive fuel, from submarines and an icebreaker. Russia is expected to resubmit in Although the Arctic Council is not a forum for traditional security matters, it can be argued that cooperation in non-military issues lessens the chances of confrontation.

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All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Of great concern to environmentalists now are the hundred or so of Russia's older nuclear submarines that are already decommissioned, and the fifty or sixty due soon to be taken out of commission.

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During the Soviet Era, the NSR was used to resupply military and resource extraction along the Soviet Arctic, but this traffic dropped in the early s with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Together, these units and facilities will allow Russia to maintain a watchful eye over the Arctic, its oil reserves and, in the future, maritime shipping.

Russia’s Arctic Strategy: Maritime Shipping (Part IV)

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