Atle Staalesen

Frigate Admiral Golovko is the most modern surface ship in the Russian Navy. It will serve in the Northern Fleet.
December 28, 2023
"I would not want anyone to sit in that jail," a former inmate says of the far northern penal colony that now houses Russia's leading opposition politician.
December 27, 2023
Natural gas company Novatek has reportedly informed clients that it will not be able to deliver LNG from its new Arctic project as promised.
December 22, 2023
The sky over the Norwegian Arctic archipelago was lit up by the military rocket that was launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.
December 22, 2023
A rocket carrying a space installation for the Russian Ministry of Defence was Thursday morning launched from the north Russian Plesetsk Space Center. It could be seen over the Norwegian border town of Kirkenes.
December 21, 2023
I love to ride snowmobile, the 25 year old soldier from the remote Arctic region of Tazov writes on his social media profile. Yevgeny Supakov is one of several hundred men from far northern Russian villages fighting in Ukraine. This week, he was declared 'Hero of Russia' by Vladimir Putin.
December 20, 2023
The 5,8 km long pipeline is key component of Vostok Oil, the biggest industrial project currently unfolding in the Russian Arctic.
December 19, 2023
The Russian Foreign Ministry summons Finland's Ambassador following the Nordic country's signing of a Defence Cooperation Agreement with the USA.
December 19, 2023
The Border Guard Base in Ivalo is one of five northern sites highlighted in the new defence agreement between Finland and the USA. Not far away is Russia's heavily militarized Kola Peninsula.
December 18, 2023
It is a historical moment for Murmansk, regional governor Andrei Chibis underlined as Vladimir Putin declared the new infrastructure object for opened.
December 18, 2023