Denis Zagore

A military court in the north Russian region charged the 32 year old local man of 'terrorism.'
July 03, 2024
Vyacheslav Gorodetsky says the six security service officers that raided his newspaper office in downtown Murmansk confiscated computers and telephones and threatened to shoot him. But the editor of the Arktichesky Obozrevatel (Arctic Observer) has no plans to leave the north Russian city.
June 18, 2024
Andrei Kuznetsov gets 229,000 rubles (€2,320) from the Murmansk regional Reserve Fund for his efforts to recruit local men for the war of aggression against Ukraine
April 15, 2024
With patriotic fervour, schools and kindergartens across Russia put the recent so-called presidential election on their agenda. In a kindergarten in Polyarnye Zori, Kola Peninsula, the children even had their own vote.
March 20, 2024
Finnmarksløpet is the longest sled dog race in Europe. It has been held annually since 1981, with the exception of 2021 when it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 14, 2024
On November 30, 2023, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation labeled “international LGBT movement” an extremist organization and banned it in Russia. The decision came into force on January 10. It was never published anywhere because the hearing was held behind closed doors. This decision caused bewilderment among many, since the “international LGBT movement” does not exist.
March 04, 2024
This concerns temporary checkpoints Parikkala and Inari, Finnish broadcaster Yle reported on February 20. Both were temporarily closed several years ago. Traffic at Parikkala was stopped because of the EU sanctions, while Lieksa-Inari’s closure was caused by the cessation of timber imports.
February 23, 2024
The Barents Observer spoke to people in a shopping centre parking lot in the border town of Kirkenes, arctic Norway.
October 01, 2023