A report by the Eurasia Group for the Wilson Center's Canada Institute.
As climate change renders the Arctic increasingly accessible, there has been a substantial uptick in industry interest in the region; it is believed an estimated $100 billion could be
invested in the Arctic over the next decade.The Arctic contains vast oil and natural gas reserves - the U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic could contain 1,670 trillion cubic
feet (tcf) of natural gas and 90 billion barrels of oil, or 30 percent of the world’s undiscovered gas and 13 percent of oil. Energy companies are certain to be at the forefront of Arctic development and investment. more
Interview with Victoria I. Zhuravleva, Doctor of History, Professor, Director of the Program on American Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH), and former Kennan Institute and Fulbright Scholar. more
"The suspended sentence handed down to the anticorruption crusader Alexei Navalny has once again placed an unflattering spotlight on Russia’s legal system. Navalny himself recognized that the verdict was not a result of the judge’s private deliberations but a gesture of lenience mandated from above." more