Novaya Zemlya, Russia: an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean / Russia deploys S-300 in Novaya Zemlya: A new regiment equipped with the lethal long range surface-to-air missile system becomes operative in the Arctic archipelago. / Novaya Zemlya is closed military area strictly controlled by the Russian Armed Forces. / A floating nuclear power plant in the Arctic …

Novaya Zemlya, Russia, the Franz Josef Land Islands & the Kara Sea (above) May 11, 2018.  Note the cracking ice and open waters.  Will the Arctic be “ice free” by the end of the 2018 summer?  Novaya Zemlya is actually … Continue reading Novaya Zemlya, Russia: an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean / Russia deploys S-300 in Novaya Zemlya: A new regiment equipped with the lethal long range surface-to-air missile system becomes operative in the Arctic archipelago. / Novaya Zemlya is closed military area strictly controlled by the Russian Armed Forces. / A floating nuclear power plant in the Arctic …