Atle Staalesen

Eleven surface ships, submarines and support vessels hunted for enemy subs and engaged in air defence as part of exercise Kumzha-2024.
May 28, 2024
Six NATO countries with a border to Russia agree to strengthen cooperation about security measures.
May 27, 2024
Only few people will be allowed to cross the border between Russia and Norway following the introduction of new traveling restrictions by the Norwegian government. There is a difficult security situation in the region, admits Magnus Mæland, Mayor of border town Kirkenes.
May 23, 2024
During training in the North Atlantic, the powerful Northern Fleet warship put an approaching P-8 NATO patrol aircraft in gunsight. Also two other NATO aircraft were targeted.
May 23, 2024
But the floating Arctic research station can also be used for mapping of the seabed and underwater infrastructure, and serve as base for covert security operations.
May 23, 2024
Sergei Goncharov and the Russian Geographical Society over several years cultivated a web of partners in neighbouring Norway. Today, he is unwilling to answer questions about covert recruitment of spies and mapping of Russian exiles in Norway.
May 20, 2024
Three-star General Aleksandr Lapin is appointed head of the Leningrad Military District.
May 16, 2024
During his visit to the port city of Dalian, Governor of Arkhangelsk Aleksandr Tsybulsky called on Chinese shippers to set course for the Northern Sea Route.
May 16, 2024
The Norwegian government allocates additional funding for security at Andøya, the Arctic air base that soon will house long-range drones.
May 14, 2024
The Russian far northern border municipality is heavily militarised. But this year, there were only school kids taking part in the local military parade.
May 10, 2024