Вездеход «Шерп»производится в Петербурге и успешно используется в экстремальных условиях, в том числе – на Крайнем Севере.( Collapse )
On May 6-7 Finland hosted the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. After this meeting it became clear that the United States of America see the Arctic as a battlefield against Russia and China. Besides, the White House is not interested in solving global international problems and is pursuing exclusively economic and military interests in the region.
Thus, the US Secretary of State M. Pompeo stated that Russia and China pose a global threat to the security and safety in the Arctic and proposed to include this question in the annual agenda. By this initiative the American politician violated a number of the Organization’s statutory documents prohibiting the Arctic Council from dealing with military security issues.
Indeed, China and Russia are the two main rivals of the United States in the Arctic. Their cooperation is hindering Washington’s imperialist ambitions realization. The exhausting trade war with Beijing, the growing military power of Moscow, and plans of the two superpowers to connect the Russian Northern Sea Route (NSR) with the Chinese Maritime Silk Road (MSR) put an end to the American idea of domination in the Arctic. In this regard, the United States increases military presence in the north. Sending warships as part of the operation FONOP (“to ensure freedom of navigation”) is a new step of Washington to destabilize the situation in the region.( Collapse )