Russia's Military Posture in the Arctic

Managing Hard Power in a 'Low Tension' Environment

This paper focuses on Russia’s military posture in the Russian Arctic. It seeks to demystify Moscow’s military build-up in the region: it explains that if Moscow is indeed militarizing the Russian Arctic, the military build-up and the Kremlin’s intentions are, at least for now, defensive in nature.

Research paper Updated 15 December 2020 Published 28 June 2019 ISBN: 978 1 78413 274 3