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Russia is jumping into the pack of those taking advantage of the natural resources of the Arctic, now vulnerable from global warming, the Kremlin's special representative said.
Since announcing its intent to pursue its share of oil, gas and precious metals in the Arctic late last week, Russia has escalated the race against Canada, Denmark, Norway and the United States to become the first country to cash in its claim of energy-rich land.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).