Atle Staalesen

A drillship is on its way towards the northern parts of the Kara Sea.
September 28, 2020
But regulators could soon limit their access to prospective new acreage.
September 25, 2020
The first medical workers in the far northern region have got an injection of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.
September 25, 2020
Experienced Arctic shipmaster Aleksandr Skryabin tells President Putin that it is time to take advantage of warmer weather and shrinking sea-ice.
September 25, 2020
The defense ministers of Finland, Norway and Sweden meet in the far northern military base of Porsangmoen to sign an agreement that is to bolster Nordic cooperation.
September 24, 2020
As the mining and metallurgy company closes it aging plant in Nikel, it invests billions in a nearby major tourism complex.
September 23, 2020
With only two of its three engines in operation, Russia's new nuclear-powered icebreaker is on its maiden voyage to icy waters.
September 22, 2020
"It just seems to me that the Election Commission, instead of destroying unwanted ballot cards, may want use them somehow: for example, to decorate the State Council on the eve of winter and the New Year."
September 21, 2020
Green energy transition and industrial pressure on local Arctic environments notwithstanding, major financial institutions from Europe and Asia are ready to grant $9.5 billion to the Arctic LNG 2 project, Reuters reports.
September 21, 2020
Leader of a small town in Arctic Russia gets firsthand experience of local climate change as he witnesses the drift of vast tundra masses into coastal waters.
September 18, 2020