Thomas Nilsen

68 years after his death, Josef Stalin could make a comeback to Russia's Arctic capital where the location of his bust now is debated.
January 20, 2021
Few places see a more dramatic impact of climate changes than Svalbard, where sea ice vanishes, glaciers shrink, and permafrost thaws.
January 18, 2021
Full closure at the border in Neiden and limited opening hours at Tana, Karasjok and Kautokeino as Norway introduces obligatory COVID-19 tests for all incoming travelers.
January 17, 2021
Moscow on Friday announced it will follow the US and starts preparing for leaving the Open Skies multilateral arms control treaty.
January 15, 2021
The best rally drivers of the world have to make ready for the cold winter scenery of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland at the end of February.
January 15, 2021
Tacora Resources, which reopened the Scully Mine in northern Canada in 2019, is the new owner of the open-pit mine in Bjørnevatn and processing plant in Kirkenes on Norway's Barents Sea coast.
January 14, 2021
The ninth and tenth ballistic missile submarines of the class will be named "Dmitry Donskoy" and "Knyaz Potemkin".
January 13, 2021
Still unclear which replacement will be chosen for heat- and electricity production, but the Government assures it will be a more climate friendly solution.
January 12, 2021
"We are well on our way to the goal that electric cars should be the natural choice for everyone, due to new models to choose from and charging infrastructure," says Snorre Sletvold with the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association.
January 11, 2021
Not surprisingly in a year dominated by pandemic, the number of people crossing the Russian-Norwegian border was down 77% in 2020.
January 10, 2021