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The small and oil-rich Nenets Autonomous Okrug is the only region in Russia that voted against Putin's constitutional reform.
July 03, 2020
Commuting industry workers have boosted infection rates, and the far northern Yamal Nenets Autonomous Okrug is now among the regions with the highest number of new cases.
June 29, 2020
Supplies are running short, but the researchers working in Russia's many remote Arctic meteorological bases will have to wait as a coronavirus outbreak complicates deliveries.
June 26, 2020
Murmansk found 37 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and the total number of infections in the city is now 1137. However, from Monday June 22 restrictions are to be lifted, governor Andrei Chibis has decided.
June 21, 2020
About 550,000 reindeer are to be made immune against anthrax.
June 18, 2020
The Swedish government announced 1.2 million Swedish kroner (approximately $170,00 CDN) this month for the Sami Paliament to begin laying the groundwork for the country’s upcoming Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
June 17, 2020
Gällivare is now as bad as Stockholm in regards to COVID-19 infections.
June 17, 2020
Meanwhile, other nearby towns are experiencing outbreaks of the COVID-19.
June 16, 2020
Over the past year, a working group at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has been examining the future of commercial reindeer herding in Finland, including the issue of how many domesticated reindeer there should be in the whole of the country.
November 28, 2019
Norway’s king and prime minister met Russia’s Sergey Lavrov by a memorial devoted to Soviet liberation of Norwegian border town Kirkenes.
October 26, 2019
The team of indigenous players from the North will travel to one of the most tense hotspots in Europe to meet breakaway rebels from Luhansk.
April 25, 2019
The ship was operating in central parts of the Barents Sea when sailors did a horrendous catch.
April 05, 2019
There are now less than three quarter of a million people living on the Kola Peninsula.
April 03, 2019
In Murmansk region, historical and cultural monuments are removed from state protection. It is against the law - but it is beneficial for the owners.
April 01, 2019
In times of global warming, policy measures with tax exemptions makes Norway the third largest market for electric vehicles in the world, after China and the United States.
April 01, 2019
New deputy governor in the Russian Arctic region is Oksana Demchenko, the close aide of newly appointed Governor Andrey Chibis from his time as government official in Moscow.
March 29, 2019
From May on, the inhabitants of Aanaar, Ohcejohka and Eanodat will be able to fish in the non-private waters of their municipality with one fishing permit for the whole fishing period.
March 27, 2019
The «Arctic Swan» was fishing off the coast of the Kola Peninsula when it was ordered to proceed to Murmansk.
March 27, 2019
The war against the importation of Moscow garbage in the Arkhangelsk region and the Komi Republic is heating up.
March 25, 2019
Arkhangelsk Governor Igor Orlov chairs this week’s meeting in the regional Council on patriotic education.
March 23, 2019
After seven years as leader of Russia’s most powerful Arctic region, Marina Kovtun is replaced by a 40-year old top official from Moscow.
March 21, 2019
According to the Educational Office of the Sámi Parliament in Finland, the textbook situation in schools is terrible, but it is impossible to produce enough new books without more financial resources from the state of Finland.
March 08, 2019
The District Court of Lapland has acquitted all the defendants in the case that dealt with fishing in the river system of Tana.
March 07, 2019
Former Murmansk Minister of Natural Resources and Environment has been handed a 3 year stay in the penal colony.
March 06, 2019

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