Atle Staalesen

Following a sharp increase in illegal border traffic, the Finnish Border Guard Service now prohibits border-crossing with bicycles. Additional measures will be taken if needed, the Finnish Minister of Interior underlines.
November 14, 2023
Nornickel starts talks with Russia's state nuclear energy company Rosatom on the building of a small-scale nuclear power station in Norilsk.
November 14, 2023
Research ship Grigory Mikheev has spent weeks in remote Arctic waters to prepare the ground for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route. Now it is escorted out of the quickly expanding sea-ice as part of this year's last ship convoy
November 14, 2023
"Our region is on the verge of an emergency situation," a woman from the far northern Nenets Autonomous Okrug warns as winter supplies have failed to reach local villages.
November 09, 2023
The 30 year old ship that used to shuttle along the coast of the Kola Peninsula with fish food for local sea farmers ended its life on a cliff near a Russian naval base.
November 07, 2023
The ship suspected of sabotage against underwater infrastructure in the Baltic Sea is sailing towards the Pacific Ocean following its voyage through Russian Arctic waters.
November 06, 2023
The Arctic LNG 2 is included in the State Treasury's sanctions list as part of efforts to curb Russia's future energy production, revenues and financing of war.
November 03, 2023
School No 10 in the north Russian Navy city has put up photos and memorial plates of the 1st rang captain that served many years in the Kola Peninsula before he was appointed to Deputy Commander of the Black Sea Fleet and was killed in the battles over Mariupol.
October 30, 2023
According to Sergei Lavrov's men in Moscow, the adjustment of a Russian wreath at the local war monument in Kirkenes, northern Norway, is an "act of vandalism" and an expression of "russophobia."
October 27, 2023
As it was waiting for icebreaker escort, the ship operator changed name and obtained a special permission for sailing on the Northern Sea Route.
October 26, 2023