Thomas Nilsen

After 41 years in Arctic waters, the giant Cold War weapon TK-208 “Dmitri Donskoy” is withdrawn from service.
February 06, 2023
Together with the Jaeger Brigade in Sodankylä, the American soldiers will exercise tactical interoperability in the coldest wilderness of northern Europe.
February 05, 2023
The Norwegian-Russian border saw a sharp increase shortly after Finland closed entry for tourist-visa travelers last fall. In January, traffic at Storskog was up another 33 percent.
February 05, 2023
East Finnmark region was 4 to 5 degrees warmer than normal in January.
February 03, 2023
"Common sense has prevailed," said Andrey Yakunin (47) after the Hålogaland Court of Appeal upheld the acquittal on Thursday. The case can be brought in for the Supreme Court.
February 02, 2023
The seven other foreign ministers from the circumpolar north will keep distance when Sergey Lavrov ends his two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council in Salekhard on May 11.
January 31, 2023
Even though divesting out of the Russian stock market following Putin’s brutal military attack on Ukraine, the Norwegian oil fund still holds hundreds of millions worth of shares in petroleum companies like Gazprom, Novatek, Bashneft and Lukoil.
January 31, 2023
Norway’s waters to patrol have expanded dramatically in recent years as previous ice-covered areas around Svalbard now are easier to navigate for fisheries, cruise tourism, cargo vessels and foreign warships.
January 28, 2023
Defense Minister Bjørn Arild Gram on Wednesday confirmed that Leopard 2A4 tanks will be sent to Ukraine.
January 25, 2023
Putin claims the Tsirkon-missile represents one of Russia’s most potent capabilities. A simulated launch took place in waters southeast of Florida in a well-organized propaganda mission.
January 25, 2023