Jets, flags, and a new Cold War?: Demystifying Russia's Arctic intentions by ProQuest

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									Kari Roberts


Jets, flags, and a
new Cold War?
Demystifying Russia’s Arctic intentions




Russia’s interest in the Arctic shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. Since
1991, post-Soviet Russia has pursued a foreign policy course that was based
upon a fairly narrow calculation of its national interest. By necessity, Russia
has had to forego grand discussions of its new identity and place in the world
in favour of a more practical assessment of its basic economic and security
needs in a world that, arg
								
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