Atle Staalesen

Nine month after Vladimir Putin ordered its construction, the new medical center stands ready to treat patients from the far northern military district.
December 03, 2020
Russia's powerful petroleum industry feels a mounting pressure from alternative energy sources, and strong voices now say the country's vast natural gas resources in the Arctic should be used in petrochemical production.
December 02, 2020
The state company is due to buy out partner Neftegazholding from the huge Vostok Oil
December 02, 2020
A new development program for national park Russkaya Arktika includes a staff boost of 30 percent and the opening of 9 new museum sites for visiting tourists.
December 01, 2020
A sharp change in Norway's relationship with neighboring Russia stands a the core of the Prime Minister's new policy document.
December 01, 2020
Direct damage on buildings and infrastructure will be up to €99 billion, says Deputy Minister of the Far East and Arctic Aleksandr Krutikov.
November 27, 2020
About 100 drilling rigs will be erected on the Taymyr tundra and a 770 km long oil pipeline will bring vast volumes to a new major terminal on the coast of the Kara Sea. Launch is less than 4 years away, and everything is proceeding according to plans, Sechin tells the President.
November 26, 2020
War victory and heroic patriotism are instrumental in the Kremlin's development of a Russian national ideology, and children and youth are main ideological targets. The patriotic push stretches into neighboring Norwegian borderlands.
November 25, 2020
The Arktika has for the first time escorted a ship to the LNG terminal in Sabetta.
November 25, 2020
Support ships jam by the island of Kildin as the first tankers sail towards Novatek's new hub for reloading of liquified natural gas.
November 24, 2020