Atle Staalesen

Company Gazprom Nedra could face serious trouble in Arctic shelf exploration as it is included in an updated U.S sanctions list.
September 21, 2023
Following Chinese leader Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow in March this year, a series of meetings have been held between north Russian governors and representatives of Chinese business and governance.
September 20, 2023
Only few days after U.S icebreaking coast guard ship Healy sailed through the Bering Strait and into the Chukchi Sea as part of a 7-week westbound voyage along the Russian Arctic coast, the Russian Navy started drills in the area on "protection of the Northern Sea."
September 18, 2023
The U.S Treasury adds a significant number of Russian individuals and companies to its sanctions list. It means trouble for the developers of liquified natural gas and new mines in the Russian Arctic.
September 15, 2023
North Russian Governor Andrei Chibis this week made a second visit to the Ukrainian town on the Azov Sea coast. Not long ago, Primorsk was under heavy bombardment by Ukrainian forces.
September 14, 2023
The Orthodox crosses raised in the neighbouring Norwegian and Russian Arctic archipelagos are both devoted to Georgy the Victorious, the saint seen in Russia as the protector of warriors.
September 13, 2023
Vladimir Putin attended the naming ceremony of icebreaking gas carrier "Aleksei Kosygin," soon to start shuttling on the Northern Sea Route.
September 12, 2023
On a cold morning in late January, the relatives of Vasily Taleev assembled to say a last farewell. The 33 years old soldier was the third man from the Nenets village of Nelmin Nos killed in Ukraine.
September 07, 2023
Vladimir Putin summons key energy industry representatives to a meeting on the construction of a 1,300 km long gas pipeline to Murmansk and a floating LNG plant in the Kola Bay.
September 05, 2023
About 85 percent of the kids in the local north Russian school have fathers fighting in the war.
September 04, 2023