Atle Staalesen

No Russian company wanted to build a floating dock for the country's fleet of nuclear powered icebreakers. Instead, the contract has ended up in a corporate wrangle between a Chinese and Turkish yard.
April 23, 2021
The people who gathered in the central square of Petrozavodsk to support Aleksei Navalny read poems and chanted protest songs.
April 22, 2021
The conference will be closely linked to the country's chairmanship period in the Arctic Council, the Russian Government informs.
April 22, 2021
In a hall packed with people without face masks, the President highlighted problems triggered by the coronavirus. Infrastructure was high on the agenda, and Putin made clear that it is time to build the Northern Latitudinal Passage.
April 21, 2021
Russia's two biggest natural gas producers both have big plans for the huge and far northern fields.
April 19, 2021
The Russian Geographical Society proposes a series of initiatives for the country's upcoming chairmanship period in the Arctic Council, including a historical circumpolar voyage and a meeting on the North Pole.
April 16, 2021
According to the Russian military leader, the two armies and three airborne troop units that have been redeployed to western border areas will end ongoing exercises in the course of April.
April 14, 2021
The Sparta III sails to the far northern Russian archipelago to deliver cargo to the Northern Fleet's Nagurskoye base.
April 13, 2021
On the day that she announced her candidacy in the Murmansk City Council election Violetta Grudina found her office door painted with a swastika and her mail box stuffed with accusations of child abuse.
April 12, 2021
Yuri Zhadnov lived and worked in the far northern Nenets region. Now, the 66-years old father of one of Russia's top Putin critics fights for his life in a prison cell in Arkhangelsk.
April 09, 2021