Thomas Nilsen

The spring is silent in Nikel, the industrial town near the border to Norway where Russia’s ultra-profitable smelter for nickel for decades has poisoned the surrounding nature.
May 31, 2019
Click on the gallery above to see all photos from the cross-border rescue training in the Barents Sea.
May 27, 2019
These pens near the naval town of Polyarny on the Kola Peninsula might very well be the home from where runaway ‘Whaledimir’ beluga escaped from. Or was he brought to Norwegian waters on purpose?
May 27, 2019
The biennial air force exercise Arctic Challenge is in full swing with more than 100 aircraft from nine nations.
May 26, 2019
With two powerful nuclear reactors, Rosatomflot’s third LK-60Ya icebreakers will help Russia export even more gas to Asia by 2022.
May 25, 2019
While the Nerpa Shipyard on the Kola Peninsula starts preparing to unload nuclear fuel from the reactors of the old icebreaker «Arktika», the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg loads fresh uranium fuel into the reactors on the new «Arktika».
May 24, 2019
The auxiliary systems onboard the Yasen-M class submarine «Kazan» do not meet the Defense Ministry’s requirements.
May 24, 2019
SeaDream’s new ship will be the most luxury expedition experience ever seen along the ice-edge north of Svalbard.
May 24, 2019
In her weekly briefing for the press, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Thursday came with a direct warning to Norway.
May 23, 2019
The compartment with hundreds of partly damaged spent fuel elements is taken into a shelter to minimize the risk in case of radioactive leakages.
May 23, 2019

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