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The Arctic Exploring

The discovery of five new islands, emerging from under the glacier in the Kara Sea, excited the public. However, there are many questions that are not yet answered: what are the practical benefits of their discovery, how will the Arctic coastline change in the future, and what is the expedition doing to confirm the existence of the islands?

Officially, the Arctic countries agreed to keep the Arctic zone free from geopolitical tensions, the Danish newspaper reminds. However, the region is rich in raw materials and has an invaluable strategic importance in terms of security policy. In addition, other countries have claims to the Arctic. Danish experts are alarmed, first of all, by China's investments in Greenland.

Russia has no other way but to explore the Arctic. To this end, the reference macro-region created eight development zones, and the Arctic will be connected together via the Northern sea route. The plans are ambitious, but quite real

Today, August 3, the crews of two anti-submarine aircraft Il-38 airbase Association of the air force and air defense of the Northern fleet performed a planned flight to obtain information about the ice situation in the Barents sea and the Arctic ocean.

The participants of the ninth Chinese Arctic scientific expedition on Friday on Board the research vessel "Xuelong" will go from Shanghai to the North pole. This became known at a press conference of the Chinese center for polar research.