Thomas Nilsen

Norway was not participating when the NATO allies tested anti-submarine warfare capabilities in the Norwegian Sea on May 1st.
May 01, 2020
British Air Traffic Control says Russia’s long-range military aviation, flying south outside Norway towards the North Sea, is posing a hazard to civilian air traffic.
April 30, 2020
The small rubber boat was supposed to bring them to Norway’s northern shores, but their dream of Europe ended dramatically in the Barents Sea as Russian security services in helicopter and boats forced them to stop after shooting warning shots.
April 27, 2020
Nobody has jumped from such heights so far north. "First time in world history," said Russian Deputy Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, about the special exercise at the Franz Josef Land.
April 26, 2020
After losing two lower courts, four Norwegian environmental organizations have got acceptance to bring their demand for banning oil drilling in the Barents Sea in for the country’s highest court.
April 23, 2020
Russia gives go-ahead for the first Lider-class icebreaker amid big uncertainties in global trade, shipping and potential for huge income from Arctic oil and gas.
April 23, 2020
Dramatic increase with hundreds of new cases confirmed over the last week in the district of Novatek’s construction site north of Murmansk where the numbers of workers infected by the coronavirus surpass 1,000 on Friday.
April 23, 2020
Bredo Møller with Norway's nuclear safety agency shows the air filter station where tiny small levels of Cesium-137 were measured this week.
April 21, 2020
After the Arctic Route migrant wave in 2015, there have been several attempts by third-country residents to illegally cross the land border between Russia and Norway, but this is likely the first time someone tried to enter Schengen-Europa via the Barents Sea.
April 21, 2020
The only way to fix the faulty engine is to lift it out of the hull and replace it with a new one, a work that will cause another year of delay for Russia’s new prestigious nuclear-powered icebreaker.
April 19, 2020