Russian buildup worries Norway before big NATO military exercise

A general view of the NY-Aalesund on the Svalbard archipelago, Norway September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche

NY-AALESUND, Norway (Reuters) – On the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the sun does not rise for four months of the year and it is so cold that no trees grow there. But Norway, which has sovereignty over Svalbard, fears tensions between Russia and the West could spill over to this frozen and barren outpost because […]

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