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An explosive fire on board the Tamango embraced the town of Kirkenes in black smoke.
August 09, 2021
Four policemen have defended their rights to care for their children in the European Court of Human Rights.
July 30, 2021
'Compartment No. 6' focuses on a young Finish female student who is forced to share compartment with a young drunk miner on the way north from Moscow towards the Kola Peninsula.
July 24, 2021
Sick wild salmon are found in the rivers Kola and Tuloma on the Kola Peninsula, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance reports.
July 21, 2021
Life is stagnation in Kovdor, a city that belongs to the oligarch Andrey Melnichenko, who also owns the most capacious yacht in the world
July 13, 2021
During the extraordinary year 2020, Sunna Kitti finished her nearly six-year long project of crafting her graphic novel, Jiehtanasa Iđit (Morning of the Giants). Delayed slightly by studies and work, the North Sámi illustrator’s first full length novel has been welcomed in the community with open arms.
July 07, 2021
While most of the Finnish north is in demographic crisis, Inari struggles to find housing for all its newcomers
June 22, 2021
Arguably the most eye-catching feature at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was the giant King Crab from Murmansk.
June 20, 2021
Oulu is the third city in northern Scandinavia to be designated European Capital of Culture.
June 09, 2021
The goal is to make Norilsk an Arctic powerhouse, clean up the environment and attract new business investments.
May 31, 2021
Dressed in military uniforms, preschool kids on Victory Day marched in the streets of closed naval town Zaozyorsk along with submariners and local troops.
May 10, 2021
A prison hospital patient talks about how they suffer and die within its walls.
May 07, 2021
Disassembling a new class system: Almost every government department has its own uniform and shoulder straps - symbols of an era of omnipotence for Russian officials.
May 05, 2021
Following a brawl in the regional parliament, opposition leader Oleg Mikhailov challenges Komi Governor Vladimir Uyba to a duel; an open one-on-one debate on public television.
May 04, 2021
Russians on Monday celebrate that it is sixty years since astronaut Yuri Gagarin became first human in space. From 1957 to 1959, Gagarin served as a pilot at the air force base in Korzunova on the Kola Peninsula.
April 12, 2021
Russia rightfully treasures its women. They account for 65 percent of the country's population over 60 years of age, and 75 percent of the people over 80. In the northern parts of the country, the gender disparity is even bigger.
March 08, 2021
The 1,700 people of Ostrovnoy are isolated after the breakdown of their only ship connection to Murmansk
February 24, 2021
"I believe international cooperation is important on all levels. It helps you see the world with other eyes, exchange experiences, understand there are other values than your own, Valentina Likoshva said.
February 17, 2021
The demographic decline is the biggest in 15 years. The northern region of Murmansk is among the worst affected.
February 04, 2021
68 years after his death, Josef Stalin could make a comeback to Russia's Arctic capital where the location of his bust now is debated.
January 20, 2021
The best rally drivers of the world have to make ready for the cold winter scenery of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland at the end of February.
January 15, 2021

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