Atle Staalesen

Finnish energy company Fortum is exiting Russia. The same could soon be the case with Enel and other western power generators.
June 14, 2022
The projected Kolmozero mine in the Kola Peninsula will have devastating effects on nature and indigenous peoples in the area, says Andrei Danilov.
June 13, 2022
Local authorities wanted to give downtown Gadzhievo a much-needed facelift, but the painting of an American attack submarine on a local house wall soon sparked outrage.
June 09, 2022
"It will be reopened as soon as the situation allows for it," the Norwegian Foreign Ministry says.
June 08, 2022
The more than two meter wide poster depicts two consulate employees, one of them with a Nazi officer cap and a gunsight against his head.
June 08, 2022
Company Nornickel claims environment on the site of its major diesel oil spill is satisfactory. Investigations by a visiting environmentalist indicate otherwise.
June 08, 2022
After two years in the Kola Bay, the "Princess Anastasia" is abandoning the natural gas company's major project site in Belokamenka.
June 03, 2022
The population of Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and other northern regions might be ten percent less that anticipated.
June 03, 2022
Few hours after Russia's General Consul in Kirkenes delivered a 9th of May speech where he warned against the rise of Nazism in Europe, a group of Russian sailors desecrated U.S and German flags in the local seaport.
June 02, 2022
The EU's 6th package of sanctions will put a stop to millions of tons of oil shipped through Russian Arctic waters.
June 01, 2022