Russia is building up its Arctic military presence and Nato should be worried, says new report | The Independent

Russia’s militarisation of the Arctic has accelerated dramatically since 2014, according to a new study.

The country has established a permanent military district, increased training of troops and creating new brigades in the region and is continuing to exploit its natural resources, says the report from conservative UK think tank, The Henry Jackson Society.

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It adds that Moscow has commissioned a new icebreaker fleet, reopened old Soviet-era military bases and deployed a missile early-warning radar system in the Arctic.

Russia is building up its Arctic military presence and Nato should be worried, says new report | The Independent