Moscow applies to extend Arctic border

Russia says it will formally submit an application to the United Nations next year to redraw the map of the Arctic, giving itself a bigger share of the resource-rich territory. Full Story »

Posted by Chris Finnie - via The Independent (World)
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Posted by: Posted by Chris Finnie - Jul 6, 2011 - 6:10 PM PDT
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Edited by: Chris Finnie - Jul 7, 2011 - 3:21 AM PDT

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Chris Finnie
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by Chris Finnie - Jul. 7, 2011

A repeat of a Russian story, based on a single source, this is nonetheless consistent with a string of earlier reports from the European press. It's also an important topic that bears watching, but that has received little to no coverage in the U.S. This piece, though brief, outlines the basic background.

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by Randy Morrow - Jul. 7, 2011

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