US-China-Russia power play raising tensions in Arctic, says Denmark

File photo of Russian soldiers in an arctic base. (File photo: Reuters)

The growing geopolitical rivalry in the Arctic among the United States, China and Russia is increasing tensions in the area, Denmark’s Defense Intelligence Service said on Friday.

“A great power play is shaping up between Russia, the United States and China, which is increasing the level of tension in the (Arctic) region,” the intelligence service said in its annual risk assessment report.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:01 - GMT 07:01