Atle Staalesen

The FSB general, Hero of Russia and Minister of Emergency Situations lives on in a huge gas condensate field in Taymyr.
November 18, 2021
In an increasingly hostile political environment, Helsinki seeks to use its new presidency in the Barents Council to interact with Moscow
November 18, 2021
The 15 ships that for the last two weeks have been ice-locked in Russian Arctic waters see release coming as a second icebreaker makes its way into the East Siberian Sea.
November 16, 2021
Legal action is taken against the human-rights organisation that since 1987 has been instrumental in revealing the horror and repression undertaken by Stalin and the KGB.
November 12, 2021
But one of them is reported to undergo environmental recovery.
November 12, 2021
But some of the vessels will have to wait for at least one week before they are released from captivity in the remote Arctic sea-ice.
November 10, 2021
The country's quickly growing interest in the Northern Sea Route is leading to a reshuffle of regional lighthouses and navigation markers.
November 09, 2021
An early freeze has taken shippers by surprise and a big number of vessels are in danger of getting stuck in thick sea-ice.
November 08, 2021
Russian coal production is expected to grow 6 percent in 2021. Additional growth is planned over the next years partly because of mining in the Arctic.
November 05, 2021
Vera Zheleztsova has worked 20 years in the police and was until recently press spokeswoman for the regional Interior Ministry. This week she was appointed new ombudswoman for human rights in the Komi Republic.
November 05, 2021