Hidden tensions between the US, China, and Russia emerge at Arctic Council meeting hosted by Rex Tillerson
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - As foreign ministers from countries with territory in the far North celebrated an agreement on fighting climate change this week, one topic seethed below the surface: growing competition for Arctic resources and sea lanes as the ice melts.

Russia, one of eight members of the Arctic Council which includes the United States, Canada and the Nordic countries, has been pouring money and missiles into the Arctic as well as reopening and...


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