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According to a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Committee, Finland acted in an erroneous manner when the State accepted people into the electoral roll of the Sámi Parliament against the will of the Sámi Parliament.
February 13, 2019
The Asian superpower looks towards the Arctic and finds a home in this year’s Barents Spektakel winter festival.
February 12, 2019
45 percent of Russians believe their county is moving in a wrong direction, a new opinion poll by independent Levada Centre tells.
February 03, 2019
The UN has criticised Finland’s administrative courts for adding 93 people to the electoral register for the Sami parliament against the wishes of the Sami members of that parliament, who did not regard those 93 people as Sami.
February 02, 2019
The Juha Sipilä administration has withdrawn draft legislation from the Finnish Parliament that would strengthen Sámi rights.
January 25, 2019
Murmansk city authorities have decided that the abandoned "Rodina" cinema will become center for entertainment, culture and activity for the region’s young people.
January 25, 2019
The scandalous Gayzer Case continues with testimonies of former Komi deputy Governor Chernov
January 17, 2019
About 34 years ago, a drill missile fell into Lake Inari in Northern Finland. The event affected life in the area in many ways. The media circus extended to the homes of the local people and even led to changes in restaurant menus.
January 15, 2019
An Arctic match of the year is to be held on ice near 90 degrees North.
January 14, 2019
Murmansk Governor Marina Kovtun might have promised Patriarch Kirill to build a cathedral on spot of the central city sport stadium.
January 11, 2019
Dan Eriksson, who is a proud gay Sámi today, knows what it is all about. He has lived most of his life in denial about his true self, and he had to go through years of mental ill-being and two suicide attempts before he found the courage to talk.
January 10, 2019
A group of three Finnish and one Swedish skiers was making its way through the Tamok valley in northern Norway when a major avalanche hit.
January 04, 2019
Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi, cannot offer all the young people the kind of schooling they are interested in. To follow their dreams, many have to move away from their home region.
January 04, 2019
Unlike after Russia’s Presidential elections in 2012, the Norwegian Government is now silent about the way the election was conducted.
March 21, 2018
He got overwhelming support in military towns. But no places seem to beat Sabetta, the natural gas hub on the Yamal coast, where more than 95 percent of the electorate voted for the sitting president.
March 19, 2018
They are young and call on Russians to boycott the presidential election.
March 18, 2018
As the Russian Arctic city is preparing for elections, police cracks down on local supporters of Aleksey Navalny.
March 16, 2018
Ingvar Kamprand was very interested in Sweden’s rural Norrbotten region.
March 16, 2018
With such a jurisdiction our republic is doomed, says the man who previously headed Karelia.
March 07, 2018
Any attempts to stir public disorder must be contained and educational institutions are a special priority, the president made clear in his recent meeting with the country’s Interior Ministry.
March 06, 2018
18 months girl holds her mother’s arm and starts to walk backwards. Like she knew something dangerous was coming in the air.
March 04, 2018
Last autumn, the Government of Finland decided to start preparing a reconciliation process dealing with Sámi issues. The process took its first steps on the 10th of February in Inari, when a seminar was held on what the reconciliation process has looked like in different parts of the world.
February 23, 2018
We have many common interests and we cooperate very well, Ine Søreide Eriksen says about relations with the big nearby neighbour.
February 22, 2018
In a tribute to the former Norwegian border inspector who is locked up in a high-security Moscow prison on charges of espionage, artist Morten Traavik sets up dozens of Norwegian and Russian border poles in Berg’s home town Kirkenes.
February 20, 2018
The region has the necessary cheap electricity needed, Deputy Minister Vyacheslav Kravchenko says.
February 19, 2018