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President Aleksandr Lukashenko agrees with the Governor of Murmansk about the establishment of a far northern hub for Belarusian fertilisers.
September 08, 2022
On the coast of the Kara Sea, construction workers are in full swing with the building of the Kharasavey natural gas field. It will be one of the country's biggest projects of the kind. But the gas might have nowhere to go.
September 07, 2022
Renat Karchaa was known for conspiracies and intrigues in north Russian media and politics before he became consultant to Russia's nuclear power company Rosatom.
September 06, 2022
The installation that is to be able to drift autonomously for up to two years in thick Arctic sea-ice is on its way to Murmansk as part of its first voyage to the North.
September 02, 2022
Regional Governor Vladimir Uiba says the warriors from his Komi Republic will be a an important "contribution to great victory." But the group of men that this week was sent to the battlefields in Ukraine did not look victorious.
September 02, 2022
Government officials from Murmansk have hastened to heavily affected brigades in the Pechenga area and made pledges about investments and local development projects.
September 01, 2022
As he halts exports to the EU, leader of the powerful state monopoly puts on a button with Russia's war symbol and meets with Murmansk Governor Andrei Chibis.
August 31, 2022
"We should not only get new partners, but undertake a paradigm shift," says Aleksei Chekunkov. Natural resources from the Arctic will help fuel the development, he argues.
August 30, 2022
The organization that normally engages in paramilitary training of kids and youth is to lead a new regional effort to prepare volunteers for combat in Ukraine. Contractors are offered big salaries and could end up serving mercenary Wagner Group.
August 26, 2022
Ahead of Ukraine's Independence Day, Anton painted his car in yellow and blue. Locals in Kirkenes must do much more to show opposition to the war and Putin's regime, he says.
August 25, 2022