Atle Staalesen

The Russian trawler that was caught in illegal fishing off the coast of the Norwegian Arctic archipelago paid its fine and everything seemed okay. Then came a diplomatic note from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
April 22, 2020
Authoritarian state regimes step up their oppression of independent media and the coming decade will be decisive for the future of journalism, says Reporters Without Borders.
April 21, 2020
There are forces that want to weaken unity in Norway, as well as between western countries, Prime Minister Erna Solberg underlined as she on Friday presented her government's new long-term plan for the Armed Forces.
April 17, 2020
Natural gas company Novatek is making its new terminal in Gydan capable of handling more than 40 million tons of LNG per year.
April 16, 2020
As the coronavirus dramatically started to spread in the Republic of Komi, the Kremlin appointed Vladimir Uiba new regional leader.
April 15, 2020
The 96 meter long special-purpose ship "Akademik Aleksandrov" has been formally incorporated in Russia's Northern Fleet.
April 14, 2020
The British-Dutch oil company will not take part in the development of five oil fields on Russia's far northern tundra.
April 14, 2020
Amid world economic crisis, the Russian company continues construction of grand natural gas projects in the high north. Among them is a transshipment terminal near the border to Norway.
April 13, 2020
The monument erected after the delineation of the two countries' border in 1826 has officially been declared an object of historical significance to the Russian state.
April 08, 2020
Meanwhile, not a single Russian soldier has so far tested positive for the virus, the Ministry of Defense informs.
April 07, 2020