Thomas Nilsen

Red-hot Barents Region: Record-breaking heat at several locations in northernmost Norway, Finland and Russia Wednesday evening.
July 18, 2018
Still not clear when FSB wants to bring the spy case in for court.
July 18, 2018
Polar bears following the sea-ice in hunt for seals have 30-35% higher concentration of perfluoroalkyl substances compared to coastal bears and levels are higher further east than the Svalbard area.
July 16, 2018
The dispute steps up as the Committee on Fisheries says the European Commission’s diplomatic efforts in tackling the issue with Norwegian authorities have not been resolute enough.
July 16, 2018
In 1993, Norway’s then Minister of Foreign Affairs initiated the Barents cooperation in the spirit that prevailed at the end of the Cold War.
July 13, 2018
30 °C at 70 ° North in Finnmark this week.
July 13, 2018
The Oscar-II class vessel is similar to the Kursk that sank in the Barents Sea in 2000.
July 11, 2018
MiG-31 interceptors and Su-24 bombers are training aerobatics and aerial reconnaissance.
July 10, 2018
Russia’s nuclear watchdog authorises operation until 2033, twice the originally planned lifetime. Bellona is deeply worried about safety.
July 09, 2018
Likely the northernmost and coldest place on earth for mandatory military service.
July 06, 2018