POLAR PERSPECTIVES - Hybrid warfare in the Baltic Sea? - Pipe and cable incidents, the Sino-Russian nexus,
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POLAR PERSPECTIVES - Hybrid warfare in the Baltic Sea? - Pipe and cable incidents, the Sino-Russian nexus,

17 November 2023

Summary

NewNew Polar Bear stopped at Kaliningrad of Russian ports, Rosatom’s close shadowing of on the 13th and arrived at the port of Archangelsk on the Chinese ship, and the latter’s unusual small the 22nd. [...] peaceful and stable European neighborhood? What exactly were the roles of the Russian and Chinese Regardless of whether the Baltic Sea incident was states in the activities of the “private” companies intentional, and whether the Russian or Chinese involved? And what does this Balto-Arctic incident governments were directly complicit, Sino-Russian reveal about the Sino-Russian nexus with respect to. [...] “Sharp power” specifically this is the case, it serves as a striking reminder to addresses states’ capacities to undermine faith in or NATO and the EU of the necessity of unified and the function of governing institutions. [...] But it is certainly driving force in the Balticconnector affair, Western a willfully malevolent and unlawful deed, intended allies should be concerned if both Beijing and Moscow to harm vulnerable underwater infrastructure and now feel it is worth the political risk to interfere in the to disrupt vital civilian and commercial operations. [...] Yet, how Brussels will gas pipelines and the cutting of the SvalSat cable deal with the complex and often opaque Sino- in early 2022, and amid heightened concern that Russian commercial and political nexus in practice Russia has been mapping Western energy supplies and internet hardware in the Northern waters remains to be seen.

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