Atle Staalesen

«We have great faith in the Barents Sea», companies ASCO and Norterminal say as they announce plans for new oil base on the Barents Sea coast.
August 09, 2016
A critical situation is in the making as military towns fail to pay for heating, water and electricity, the regional government in Murmansk says.
August 08, 2016
The company reportedly paid leader of the regional Nature Protection Control Authority almost five million rubles to cover up eco crimes.
August 05, 2016
Regular flights to Moscow with aircrafts 737-700 are on the table as the airport runway in the remote Arctic settlement gets an extension.
August 05, 2016
Statoil becomes biggest foreign owner of tundra oil field as Russian state company Zarubezhneft buys 20 percent stake from Total.
August 05, 2016
Russia’s biggest Arctic sea port boosts goods volumes by more than 30 percent in first half of 2016.
August 05, 2016
A new book tells the story about how a popular movement gathered the whole community of Kirkenes in a joint protest against heavy pollution from neighboring Nikel. More than two decades later, the winds still bring poisonous sulphur across the border.
August 04, 2016
Aleksandr Sukhanov runs the site Kompromat29, which reports on regional corruption and economic crimes.
August 03, 2016
The president visits Russian fertilizers producer Acron as the company reaches peak production at its new open pit in Kola Peninsula.
August 02, 2016
In a ceremony headed by Northern Fleet Commander Nikolay Yevmenov, a group of 37 youngsters from Severomorsk formally establishes the first Yunarmiya unit in the Russian North.
August 01, 2016