Atle Staalesen

On live TV and in the presence of the region’s politicial elite, Arkhangelsk Metropolitan Daniil yesterday wished Russian northerners a Merry Christmas.
January 07, 2016
A newly established Chinese investment firm is placing its first money in the Russian Yamal LNG project.
January 07, 2016
Regional infrastructure must be developed and stress put on equal and mutually beneficial international cooperation.
January 07, 2016
Russia’s projected aircraft carrier will be able to operate in Arctic waters, but might never be built.
January 06, 2016
The average Russian New Year’s table is less full with goodies as a growing number of families are forced to cut their household budgets.
January 05, 2016
A leading Russian expert on polar bears is dismissed after criticizing his country’s construction of a military base in the middle of an Arctic nature reserve.
January 04, 2016
Take a peek at the projected Russian icebreaker, which will be able to open major sea lanes straight across the Arctic Ocean.
December 31, 2015
In a bid to counter the threat, Moscow decides to establish a counter-terrorism center in Murmansk.
December 29, 2015
Three days after the dismissal of liberal Petrozavodsk City Mayor Galina Shirshina, the region’s Supreme Court upholds charges against Deputy Mayor Yevgenia Sukhorukova.
December 29, 2015
Russian Navy gets more new vessels than ever before in post-Soviet times.
December 28, 2015