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The overall volume of tax revenues in the Russian Arctic region in the first 3 months of the year decreased by 17 percent compared with last year.
May 21, 2018
Dmitry Kobylkin has made the Yamal-Nenets Autononous Okrug an economic powerhouse in the Russian North. Now, he will head the country’s Ministry of Natural Resources.
May 21, 2018
Cross-border cooperation is important, but only with «constructively tuned» representatives of the West, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs makes clear.
May 16, 2018
Trade and Industry Minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen says Norway’s one-to-one relation with Russia is good. In June, he welcomes Minister Sergey Donskoy to Oslo.
May 15, 2018
Loss of language, structural discrimination and shame are common experiences for the Sámi, the Roma and the deaf.
May 15, 2018
She is under serious pressure from her own security services, but gets solid backing from the country’s Commander in Chief.
November 04, 2017
The Oktyabrsky District Court of Murmansk has sentenced Svetlana Makarova to four years behind bars.
October 31, 2017
In regional healthcare, everything will be reduced except the Ministry of Health
October 30, 2017
It fell into the sea off the coast of Barentsburg, Svalbard, with eight people on board.
October 26, 2017
«They are doing massive enquiries, inspections and other kind of intimidations», says Marina Kovtun.
October 23, 2017
Governor Marina Kovtun’s former top aide is put behind bars on suspicion of serious fraud.
October 23, 2017
With the appointment of Ine Eriksen Søreide as foreign minister, all three top posts in the Norwegian cabinet are held by women.
October 20, 2017
The merger with neighbouring Troms will not affect our work with the Barents Cooperation, says head of the Finnmark County Ragnhild Vassvik.
October 18, 2017
The €75.5 million new EISCAT_3D research station in Skibotn, northern Norway, will help strengthen understanding of the atmosphere. And the northern lights.
September 06, 2017
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for talks in eastern Finland on Thursday.
July 29, 2017
The ones who run a business in Utsjoki, northern Finland, are in distress as the new fishing restrictions in the River Teno have driven the tourists to fish in other rivers.
July 21, 2017
The court says the trawler “Remøy” was catching shrimps in Russian waters without necessary permits.
July 19, 2017
Finnish authorities say illegal fishing has not increased in Northern Lapland this summer, at least so far.
July 16, 2017
On June 15, during the live call-in with Vladimir Putin, oncology patient Darya Starikova complained to Vladimir Putin about the absence of doctors of narrow specialization and the unfinished polyclinic in Apatity, the town in the Kola Peninsula. The call set regional health authorities in motion.
July 16, 2017
A group of local protesters and activists does not accept that the states try to control fishing and the management of fisheries in the River Teno (Tana). They are now collecting signatures for their declaration.
July 12, 2017
Employees of libraries in Arkhangelsk have reportedly been ordered to remove all books marked by the seal of the Soros Foundation from their shelves.
July 11, 2017
The Finnish Sámi Parliament has authorized its Executive Board to work for a truth and reconciliation process. Tuomas Aslak Juuso, the Second Vice-Chair of the Sámi Parliament says that the next step is to discuss the mandate of such a commission with the Government.
July 10, 2017
There is quite some strangeness to the dismissal of the Murmansk Minister of Natural Resources and her criminal case under Article 285
July 09, 2017
The newspapers and brochures never made it to the street of the Arctic city, as local police says it contains signs of extremism.
July 09, 2017
The company which is accused of illegal shrimp fishing in Russian waters could bankrupt if it loses the case against the Russian Coast Guard.
July 06, 2017