Defense sector ready to provide arms for Arctic operations – Rogozin

The Russian defense sector is ready to supply armaments for the Defense Ministry’s operations in the Arctic, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.

“The Arctic is one of the systemic threats we have been analyzing. For instance, the Future Research Fund has listed a possible growth of tensions and the struggle for Arctic resources amongst the threats the Fund takes into consideration,” he said after a conference dedicated to the Fund’s activity, which was chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Continue reading