Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Danil Bochkov
Opinion

Opinion

Danil Bochkov

New kind of cold war as US extends competition with China and Russia to the Arctic

  • China and Russia have stepped up activity in the region, with Beijing intensifying diplomatic efforts and self-identifying as a ‘near-Arctic’ nation
  • In response, the US has increased flights near Russia’s borders to record levels, reopened its Greenland consulate and set out an updated Arctic strategy

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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