RUSSIA IMPOSES NEW RULES FOR "NORTHERN SEA ROUTE" THRU ARCTIC FOR ALL WARSHIPS - NO "FREEDOM OF NAVIGATION" BY U.S. OR NATO
Russia has completed building and equipping ten (10) new military bases along its northern Arctic Border and is now imposing new rules for the passage of all warships and submarines in the Northern Sea Route: 45 days notice in advance of travel, subs must sail surfaced, Russian Pilot aboard . . . or the ship and crew WILL BE ARRESTED. Applies only to warships. Merchant shipping unaffected.