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US 'Far Behind' Russia's Polar Plan for 'Arctic Silk Road,' $110 Billion Mega-Port

A May 5, 2016 photo shows the icebreaker Tor on right, leading a cargo ship at the port of Sabetta in the Kara Sea shore line on the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic circle. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

By    |   Thursday, 27 January 2022 07:06 AM

Even as Russia positions its troops and armor for a high-stakes global stare-down over Ukraine, the Kremlin’s gaze is also trained on the Arctic, where a planned $110 billion mega-port on the remote Taymr peninsula would cement the country as a shipping powerhouse and dominant polar force.

Such development in the ice-capped Arctic region was considered unfathomable until recent years, when warmer weather ushered in ice-free summers in parts of Russia’s Arctic domain.

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Even as Russia positions its troops and armor for a high-stakes global stare-down over Ukraine, the Kremlin's gaze is also trained on the Arctic, where a planned $110 billion mega-port on the remote Taymr peninsula would cement the country as a shipping powerhouse.
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