Atle Staalesen

A third vessel of the Jan Mayen class is taken over by the Norwegian Coast Guard. "It is a milestone for our ocean nation," Navy Chief Oliver Berdal says.
June 12, 2024
Among the expedition members that this week arrived with a nuclear icebreaker to the North Pole is a big number of heavily decorated so-called 'heroes of Russia' that have taken part in Moscow's onslaught on Ukraine.
June 12, 2024
Oleg Denichenko from the border town of Zapolyarny is one of several regional clergymen awarded for his service on the frontline in Ukraine.
June 07, 2024
According to newspaper Kommersant, Russia's biggest producer of LNG has decided to move 200 workers from its natural gas field in far northern Gydan Peninsula to the Zvezda Yard outside Vladivostok.
June 06, 2024
Ivan Pavlov believes in a new and beautiful Russia and says he will be "on the first flight home" as soon as the Putin regime falls. "We are optimists. Putin is not forever," the well-known human rights lawyer in exile says.
June 04, 2024
"We are in this for as long as it takes," Swedish PM Ulf Kristersson underlined as top leaders from all five Nordic countries today met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Stockholm. The Nordic governments promise more air defence and support for Ukrainian defence industry.
May 31, 2024
Russian warriors fighting in Ukraine are experiencing a lack of guns. Komi Governor Vladimir Uiba now publicly call on locals to donate their private hunting weapons.
May 30, 2024
"Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine has changed our security policy environment," Norwegian Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram said as he signed a new Security and Defence Partnership agreement with the European Union.
May 29, 2024
Not only prison inmates are recruited for fighting on occupied land. Also men accused of crimes and awaiting trial are sent to war.
May 28, 2024
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