From Russia with Love, to Nome

Karla Fetrow- In order to deliver fuel to the Arctic town of Nome, Russia would have to begin half way around the world, negotiate with four countries for permission to sail through their waters, port in the Aleutian Islands, and break through three hundred miles of solid ice.

The Northwest Passage to Riches and War

Karla Fetrow- The United States isn’t the only country rubbing melting ice and oil development together and coming up with dollar signs. Canada, Russia, Norway wand Denmark have staked property claims with the inside passage of the Arctic Circle.