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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

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Danil Bochkov

Danil Bochkov

Danil Bochkov is an expert at the Russian International Affairs Council. He gained his master of economics at MGIMO-University under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and a bachelor's degree in foreign regional studies at the Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow). He also has a master's degree in world economy from the University of international Business and Economics (UIBE, Beijing)