Russian Official: “We will Take Military Measures to Prevent Threats to Navigation Along the NSR”,

“Russia is taking all necessary military measures to prevent threats to civilian navigation along the Northern Sea Route (NSR)”, states Ambassador at Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Chairman of the Committee of Senior Officials of the Arctic Council Nikolai Korchunov in an interview with Russian State News Agency TASS during the Global Financial Forum (Ecumene 2022) in Moscow over the weekend.

In an interview with at the same event, Korchunov says he considers one of the main challenges in the Arctic, the growing military activity of NATO, and that the expansion of NATO with Sweden and Finland will not contribute to “security and mutual trust in the Arctic”. Läs artikel