Trude Pettersen

Calling Russia’s growing military capability and its use of force ‘the most significant change in the Norwegian security environment’, the governments wants to give the Norwegian Armed Forces additional NOK 165 billion over the next 20 years.
June 17, 2016
By 2020 all military personnel in the Nordic countries will have the same combat uniform system.
June 16, 2016
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has advised Norway and Russia to cut the Barents Sea cod quota to 805,000 tons for 2017.
June 16, 2016
On the Kola Peninsula, the spring of 2016 was the warmest since 1936, with an average temperature of 4.1°C above normal in April and May.
June 15, 2016
A new air route from Apatity to Simferopol has been cancelled before it was started. Only ten tickets had been sold for the first flight.
June 15, 2016
United States Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Svalbard to see climate change on close hold.
June 13, 2016
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wants to develop renewable energy sources to supply remote settlements in the Arctic with clean energy.
June 10, 2016
Russia’s first military icebreaker in 45 years will be put on water today. “Ilya Muromets” will ease access to the Northern Fleet’s new bases in the Arctic.
June 10, 2016
New data shows that May saw its lowest-ever sea ice extent, by a significant margin. By the height of summer, Arctic sea ice will be probably be at its lowest levels ever recorded.
June 09, 2016
Clean and renewable energy options for people living in the Arctic is one of the focal points for the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Many new initiatives are on their way, principal deputy assistant secretary of the the US Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources Mary Warlick says to Barents Observer.
June 08, 2016