Thomas Nilsen

Cruise ships will make 360 port calls to Northern Norway and Svalbard this season bringing in some 100,000 passengers.
June 07, 2017
The Norwegian maritime patrol plane was flying near Russia’s border in the Barents Sea.
June 06, 2017
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed Norway that Orenburzhye airlines is ready to start flights. Aviation authorities at Tromsø airport, though, haven’t been contacted.
June 06, 2017
Saariselkä ski resort in Finnish Lapland still has 50-100 cm snow.
June 06, 2017
94 soldiers from the 12th Main Directorate flies to Novaya Zemlya to collect scrap metal at the nuclear weapons test site.
June 02, 2017
Average May temperature in Finnish Lapland was more than 6° C colder than last spring when it was green leaves in mid-May.
June 02, 2017
“Absolutely something to consider,” says Per-Willy Amundsen after visiting the undersized and cramped facilities at Storskog.
May 30, 2017
For the first time in many years, a Typhoon submarine made a short port call to a base on the Kola Peninsula this weekend. Russian media says next stop is St. Petersburg.
May 30, 2017
Fighter jets from Bodø were sent on Quick Reaction Alert on Saturday. Norwegian Joint Headquarters confirms increased activity by Russian military planes over the last few weeks.
May 29, 2017
If cross-border traffic can indicate which way the wind is blowing for Norwegian-Russian relations this is good news.
May 24, 2017

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