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New Cold War: Russian Forces To Patrol Arctic

Posted By admin On March 27, 2009 @ 10:44 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Sky News [1]
Friday, March 27, 2009

Russia is planning to create a crack group of special military forces to help carve out and patrol the Arctic, which it claims is its territory.

The area will be controlled by Russia’s shadowy secret service, the FSB – the successor organisation to the KGB.

A new document released by the Presidential Security Council lays bare Russia’s aggressive military intentions for the disputed region.

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The country’s military elite have stated in the past how they are prepared to fight wars in the Arctic as the scramble for natural resources in the region heats up.

Russia launched an expedition to the Arctic in August 2007.

A team of scientists on board an atomic icebreaker placed a Russian tricolour on the seabed making a symbolic land grab.

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