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Russia’s Potemkin Arctic Conference?

Posted September 26th, 2013 at 7:17 pm (UTC+0)
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There were two hours to go Wednesday afternoon at the international conference “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue” when the organizers, The Russian Geographical Society, announced that all foreign correspondents had to get out of the Russian Arctic by sundown. With the internet shutting down and four buses lined up to ferry all foreign journalists […]

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