The Barents Observer

She was detained and persecuted for her anti-war activism in Arkhangelsk. She outsmarted the FSB and fled Russia. Today, Olesia Krivtsova is employed as journalist in the Barents Observer.
August 21, 2023
The Barents Observer teams up with UiT The Arctic University of Norway in a project on exile journalism and knowledge development in the borderland between Norway and Russia
February 28, 2023
Øyvind Nordsletten at the Barents Observer studio.
January 17, 2023
A volunteer soldier from a North Russian region returned home after fighting in Ukraine with news of the devastation in the army. Meanwhile, the wife of another volunteer complained of sick fighters being left to die without medical help.
December 26, 2022
The three experienced reporters have left Russia and Ukraine, and now continue their independent journalism in Kirkenes, Norway.
October 05, 2022
Pressure mounts on Russian independent journalism and a repressive regime steps up disinformation efforts targeted at domestic and international audiences alike. The situation is reflected also in the North, including in relations with neighboring Scandinavian countries, the new media monitoring report from the Barents Observer reads.
May 12, 2021