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Fallout from crisis as far away as the Crimea is starting to complicate the already-dicey regime grappling with a fast-changing the Arctic even as the grab for riches, routes and resources heats up in a 21st century version of the Great Game.

The major powers (China, Russia and the United States) are jockeying for advantage in the Arctic, and Canada – weaker and with less leverage – now finds itself at odds with all three over various interlocking issues.

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