Atle Staalesen

A big cruise vessel has anchored up along the banks of the Kola Bay as the number of infected workers in Novatek's Belokamenka project continues to grow.
May 05, 2020
A strike in a Gazprom-managed field in Siberia sparks fear for similar workers' discontent in grand projects across the Arctic.
April 30, 2020
Cross-border traveling will not resume any time soon.
April 30, 2020
It is now considered as one of the best equipped research and survey ships in the Russian Navy.
April 29, 2020
As a big transport plane Il-76 lands on the Nagurskoye base in Franz Josef Land, the Northern Fleet announces that the remote airfield now can be applied through the whole year.
April 28, 2020
Commuter workers at remote oil and gas fields have brought infection to outposts in the vast Russian North. In the Yamal Peninsula, regional health authorities now close down the Sabetta airport, natural gas company Novatek's main lifeline to the Yamal LNG project.
April 28, 2020
Critics cry foul as local decision makers hammer through a merger of the four municipalities located along the border to Norway and Finland.
April 27, 2020
Political activist Ruslan Shaveddinov has been transferred to a desolate post in the militarized Arctic archipelago without telephone signal.
April 24, 2020
People are now barred from both entering and exiting the district of Pechenga.
April 23, 2020
The "Sevmorput" will break its way through Arctic ice to the Northern Fleet's new compound in Franz Josef Land.
April 23, 2020