China’s research icebreaker Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, arrives back in Shanghai on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Slowly but surely, China is carving a foothold through the Arctic

Polar research vessel’s journey along Northwest Passage could pave the way for commercial development in the resource-rich region

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China’s research icebreaker Xue Long, or Snow Dragon, arrives back in Shanghai on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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