Thomas Nilsen

10 years of comprehensive field work, measurements and formal diplomatic talks are completed as the new border agreement was signed in Moscow on Wednesday.
September 26, 2018
Russia’s first updated Yasen-class submarine, the Kazan, is now sailing its maiden voyage in the White Sea.
September 25, 2018
A railway will affect the income and existence of the reindeer herding communities in the entire area from Rovaniemi in Finland to Kirkenes in Norway.
September 24, 2018
The man was detained at Oslo airport Friday evening by the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) on suspicion of illegal intelligence-gathering during a seminar at the Norwegian Parliament.
September 23, 2018
Russian and American long-range bombers and numerous other military aircraft have been flying missions over the Barents- and Norwegian Seas.
September 23, 2018
About 50 brand new reinforced large weapons bunkers are under construction at Okolnaya Bay just north of Severomorsk.
September 16, 2018
For a few years to come, gas from Russia’s Yamal Peninsula could be reloaded from ice-classed tankers to standard LNG-carriers outside Kirkenes or Honningsvåg.
September 12, 2018
New fleet of LNG-carriers to serve Arctic LNG-2 plant supposed to be launched by 2023.
September 12, 2018
The boreal forest is even more crucial for the world to store carbon than the tropical rainforest.
September 11, 2018
For visitors, the Russian town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago combines the contrasts of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet style industry. Nowadays, however, Barentsburg is reshaping its business-focus to become a modern Russian hub for explorer travellers.
September 03, 2018