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Sunde (L) and Makarov (R), in February 2011.

Russlands Forsvrassjef Nikolay Makarov på offisielt besøk i Norge og blir møtta av Forsvarssjef General Harald Sunde og Forsvarsminister Grete Faremo.

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Minister of Defence Nikolay Makarov on official visit to Norway and Chief of Defence General Harald Sunde and Minister of Defence Grete Faremo welcome him to Ministry of Defence.



Mia Bennett
Mia Bennett

Mia Bennett is pursuing a PhD in Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She received her MPhil (with Distinction) in Polar Studies from the University of Cambridge's Scott Polar Research Institute, where she was a Gates Scholar.

Mia examines how climate change is reshaping the geopolitics of the Arctic through an investigation of scientific endeavors, transportation and trade networks, governance, and natural resource development. Her masters dissertation investigated the extent of an Asian-Arctic region, focusing on the activities of Korea, China, and Japan in the circumpolar north. Mia's work has appeared in ReNew Canada, Water Canada, FACTA, and Baltic Rim Economies, among other publications.

She speaks French, Swedish, and is learning Russian.

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