Atle Staalesen

For the first time in several years, China's state shipping company COSCO is not not sailing on the Northern Sea Route.
August 22, 2022
A new government plan for the Northern Sea Route includes unprecedented investments in new ships, infrastructure and natural resource development. "It is nothing but a play staged by state officials," a leading Russian expert says about the document.
August 21, 2022
Russia's newly adopted Marine Doctrine has a high stress on Arctic waters and the shelf north of the country's 200 mile Exclusive Economic Zone.
August 17, 2022
Big western companies are pulling out of Novatek's grand Arctic LNG 2 project. Turkish companies, among them Karpowership, appear ready to take their place.
August 11, 2022
An angel will watch over you, Governor of the Arkhangelsk region assures local soldiers ahead of their departure to the battlefields in Ukraine.
August 10, 2022
Andrei Chibis must say adios to the Catalan city of Tarragona following new Russian legislation that bans property ownership in NATO countries.
August 09, 2022
The leader of the far northern Russian region goes to occupied territories where he meets with rebel leaders and offers support for further aggression against Ukraine.
August 05, 2022
The youngest son in the powerful FSB family is gaining control over key assets on the Russian Arctic shelf.
August 04, 2022
Following their support to warriors and secessionists in Russian-occupied Ukraine, the governors of the far northern regions of Komi and Yamal-Nenets are put on the UK's sanctions list.
July 29, 2022
Rosneft releases first footage of its Vostok Oil.
July 27, 2022