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Putin's Arctic invasion: Russia lays claim to the North Pole - and all its gas, oil, and diamonds

Date: June 29, 2007
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QUOTE: Russian President Vladimir Putin is making an astonishing bid to grab a vast chunk of the Arctic - so he can tap its vast potential oil, gas and mineral wealth .... The dramatic move provoked an international outcry. The U.S. and Canada expressed shock and environment campaigners said it would be a disaster.

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