five major states are already racing for their piece of cake: Russia, Canada, Norway, Denmark and the US.
planted a Russian titanium flag and took some samples of the soil to prove that it is a continuation of the Siberian continental shelf, verifying it as Russian territory.
whether Russia's claim will be able to cut any ice
is anybody's guess.
- other contenders will not give up this treasure without a fight.
Canada poised to become superpower - or lunch.