Arctic Yearbook 2015 - Page 291

291 Arctic Yearbook 2015 discourse, Russia is winning time to strengthen its position in the region, which does not exclude the possibility of an escalation of conflict in the future. References Arctic Monitor, The. (2015, May 18). NATO’s interference in Arctic affairs fraught with serious consequences says Russia’s envoy to NATO. Retrieved from Blanchfield, M. (2011, May 26). Russian Envoy Blames Tough Talk from Tories on Cold War ‘Inertia’. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from V