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Elana Wilson Rowe

the AMEC project was denied entry to Russia on a routine work visit. The Russian MFA later stated that this representative had been engaged in illegal information gathering, even though all AMEC work had been carried out either on request or agreement from the Russian Northern Fleet and other relevant authorities (Bellona, 2007). This rejection of the AMEC representative sends a signal of changing attitudes in Russian political and security circles towards both being a recipient of ‘aid’ via capacity-​building and the extent to which the Russian North (the military

in Arctic governance
Managing the criminal facets of war economies
Jenny H. Peterson

question of really becoming more professional in what it does and gaining greater levels of competency over investigation’ (I8). A substantial number of replies centred around the provision of specific forms of training. While capacity-building is not without its merits, it overshadows an equally if not more relevant concern, namely oversight and the concomitant public accountability that accompanies such mechanisms. The need for oversight of security institutions in post-conflict states generally and Kosovo specifically is evidenced by the highly politicised environment

in Building a peace economy?