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on February 6, 2018 in World News

Russia and China vie to beat the US in the trillion-dollar race to control the Arctic

by Clay Dillow | @cwdillow Call it a new cold war: Russia, China and the United States all vying for influence and control in a part of the world that, this time, is quite literally cold. With more than half of all Arctic coastline along its northern shores, Russia has long sought economic and military dominance in part of the world where as much as $35 trillion worth of untapped oil and natural gas could be lurking. Now China is pushing its way into the Arctic, announcing last month its ambitions to develop a “Polar Silk Road” through the...

by Clay Dillow | @cwdillow Call it a new cold war: Russia, China and the United States all vying for influence and control in a part of the world that, this time, is quite literally cold. With more than...

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