Thomas Nilsen

More blocks will be made ready for oil drilling in the Barents Sea as the Norwegian Government on Monday announced the start of the 24th licensing round.
August 29, 2016
Military border guards and the police started to search the terrain after traces on both sides of the Norwegian-Russian border.
August 29, 2016
Inside this motorcade crossing the border at Storskog Thursday morning is Army General Vladimir Kulishov, one of President Vladimir Putin’s top security officials.
August 25, 2016
Official document indicates that Moscow is preparing the reintroduction of traveling restrictions in the borderlands to Norway and Finland.
August 24, 2016
Energy Advisor Runa Haugh Khoury says a new power cable to Svalbard can supply both Norwegian and Russian settlements on the archipelago.
August 23, 2016
Russia’s Arctic development needs concrete, lots of concrete. In Murmansk, the Norwegian producer does its best to meet demand, despite having a director declared persona no grata.
August 23, 2016
Arctic sea ice melts away and Daniel Skjeldam predicts a big growth in voyages to northern waters.
August 22, 2016
“72-hours visa freedom gives more possibilities, more guests, more work, better business,” says local tourist handler Sergey Arzumanov.
August 16, 2016
Don’t throw the first stone. Norwegian military border guards and police acted properly.
August 15, 2016
More than half of all grouse shot in Norway last season were hunted in the two northernmost counties; Troms and Finnmark.
August 11, 2016