Thomas Nilsen

Norwegian police and border guard forces are monitoring very thoroughly all movements from Russia and are ready to take action if needed.
October 02, 2022
It is starting to get cold in northernmost Norway and illegal border crossings in the wilderness could be dangerous. A police helicopter was Friday sent north from Oslo to patrol the border.
September 30, 2022
Finland follows the Baltic states and Poland and closes its eastern border for Russian tourists from Friday, Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto announced at a press conference in Helsinki. Asked by the Barents Observer, Norwegian authorities had no immediately clear answer to possible changes in entry rules at Storskog.
September 29, 2022
"The incident in the Baltic Sea gives reason to maintain and strengthen measures to protect the petroleum industry," says Tone Vangen, Director of Norway's Police Directorate’s Emergency Preparedness.
September 28, 2022
1,5 billion rubles are required to modernize infrastructure in the two Russian settlements of Barentsburg and Pyramiden.
September 28, 2022
Two of Russia’s newest nuclear-powered submarines have completed a 5,500 nm voyage under the Arctic ice cap.
September 28, 2022
Crowds of young men fleeing from conscription are Tuesday morning heading towards Norway from Murmansk. Controls are intensified at Titovka checkpoint.
September 27, 2022
Both Finland and Norway saw more military-aged Russian men crossing borders this weekend. But still far from the queues reported from Moscow airports and other exit checkpoints in the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
September 26, 2022
An unofficial visit to the port of Murmansk previously agreed upon between FSB Border Guards and the Norwegian Joint Headquarters will not take place.
September 26, 2022
Vladimir Prokushev (36) believes the majority of those being sent to war have very little motivation to fight against Ukraine.
September 25, 2022