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RUSSIA ACTIVELY SUPPORTS ARCTIC SHIPPING ROUTE: WOULD SHAVE 4,000 MILES OFF OF TRADITIONAL ROUTES THROUGH SUEZ CANAL...CONNECTING RUSSIA & ASIA

Putin's arctic vision

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin is talking up the Northern Sea Route (NSR) as a rival to the Suez Canal.






The premier said the arctic shipping run would soon be competing with the Egyptian waterway as a quicker trade link from Europe to Asia.