Thomas Nilsen

Governor Andrey Chibis led the group of bikers marking season’s close in Russia’s Arctic capital on Saturday. Masks were on and off at random and social distancing was neglected in most photoshoots.
October 04, 2020
Another 12 special design casks with spent nuclear fuel from Cold War submarines are soon to be shipped out of Andreeva Bay on Russia's Arctic Barents Sea coast.
October 02, 2020
The ship "Akademik Aleksandrov" is closely linked with testing of Russia's disruptive nuclear-powered underwater drone and the top-secret Harmony system of underwater sensors.
September 30, 2020
With a data rate of at least 66 terabytes per second, the 10,600 km link is expected to be on of the fastest in the world.
September 29, 2020
Europe’s northernmost plant for making liquid natural gas, on Norway's coast to the Barents Sea, is shut down and evacuated as local firefighters try to extinguish the fire.
September 28, 2020
Finland reintroduces travel restrictions to Norway and Sweden and many other European countries due to the COVID-19 situation, but exemptions are made for border municipalities in the north.
September 24, 2020
This season's sea-ice extent is soon reaching minimum, with a specially sharp decline north of Svalbard and Russia's Arctic archipelagos.
September 21, 2020
The parachuting soldiers serve with the 61st Naval Infantry Brigade and the 200th Motorized Infantry Brigade, both based in Russia's borderland to Norway.
September 21, 2020
The 20,000 km long flight took place from the Engels air base in southern Russia, via the Barents Sea to the central part of the Arctic Ocean, over the Northern Sea Route towards the Pacific with return over Siberia back to the airport.
September 19, 2020