Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology

Russia to Deploy Arctic Escort Squadron by 2014 – Minister

  • Print The Alex Jones Channel Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars.com Twitter Alex Jones' Facebook Infowars store

RIA Novosti
November 6, 2013

The Russian military is planning to form a squadron of warships with ice-breaking capability by 2014 to protect vital shipping routes in the Arctic, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.

“I hope we will find additional capability to transport cargo in the Arctic, including support of ships moving along the Arctic routes,” Shoigu said at a video-conferencing session at the Defense Ministry.

New equipment will also be provided for infantry forces to fight in the region, he said.

The Arctic, believed to have vast untapped natural resources, has increasingly been at thecenter of disputes between Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia and the United States in recent years. Rising temperatures are causing a reduction in sea ice cover, providing easier access to lucrative offshore oil and gas deposits.

Full story here.

This article was posted: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 11:13 am

Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article

Comments are closed.

Watch the News

Raheem Kassam: Sh*thole London See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Germans Being Mass Brainwashed by TV to Submit to Islam See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bcPVfa76Qig https://www.youtube.com/embed/kYmTFL9nbRQ

© 2018 PrisonPlanet.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.