Thomas Nilsen

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
On August 17, 1977, nuclear powered icebreaker «Arktika» became the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
May 24, 2017
Northern Brigade kick-started a military drill Sunday evening by moving battle tanks to Evenes airport.
May 22, 2017
Here comes the new bridge to cross the mouth of the Pasvik river on Europe’s northernmost cross-border highway to Russia.
May 19, 2017
With ice on the rivers, the interest in going for fly fishing on the Kola Peninsula is limited.
May 19, 2017
Landmark event when the first few spent nuclear fuel elements were unloaded from one of the run-down Cold War storage tanks.
May 18, 2017
More bad climate news for the largest predator of the Arctic.
May 18, 2017
From tonight, the sun doesn’t set at this panorama view in Finnmark until July 26.
May 17, 2017