Atle Staalesen

A lobby offensive by Russia's biggest oil companies is followed by more relaxed eco-regulations for the far northern region.
February 01, 2021
A government working group is set up to find a way for the key national industry that is increasingly squeezed by world energy transition.
January 29, 2021
In the Komi capital of Syktyvkar, more than 100 protesters are reported to be on a police wanted list.
January 29, 2021
Nikita Tushkanov has spurred the wrath of local authorities in the small Komi town of Mikun after his single-person protest in the town square.
January 28, 2021
European buyers are decline, but coal exports from Murmansk in 2020 nevertheless saw a significant growth.
January 27, 2021
We have 600 men and 200 pieces of machinery on site, says Roman Trotsenko.
January 26, 2021
Police in Arkhangelsk on Friday arrested activist Andrey Borovikov for organizing an unsanctioned rally in support of Aleksey Navalny. The detention took place only 2 hours after a court hearing on Borovikov's sharing of a video by German heavy metal band Rammstein.
January 25, 2021
Project developers may have found their inspiration in Berlevåg, the nearby Norwegian town.
January 22, 2021
An agreement between the militarized youth organization and the Murmansk regional government includes the opening of Youth Army units in every school.
January 21, 2021
The two supersonic heavy bombers proceeded across the Arctic Ocean, the Barents Sea and the White Sea in a show of force aimed at NATO forces.
January 20, 2021