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Finland’s northernmost region lost almost 500 inhabitants in the ten months period from January to November 2020.
January 07, 2021
Russian military medics have begun the second stage of vaccination of the Northern Fleet personnel, defence officials announced Thursday.
December 25, 2020
A man from Alakurtti, Kola Peninsula, complained to the President about the dire state of local healthcare. He soon came to regret his criticism.
December 23, 2020
Block on European imports could also be prompting a surge in re-exports from Belarus, China and South America.
December 07, 2020
Dmitry Bushmanov and Aleksey Ekkert headed the company that constructed several of Russia's new Arctic bases. They are now found guilt of stealing almost 3 billion rubles of state money.
November 04, 2020
A dubious record: About three times as many drunk drivers (per capita) are stopped in Norway’s northernmost Finnmark police district as in Oslo.
October 22, 2020
Governor Andrey Chibis led the group of bikers marking season’s close in Russia’s Arctic capital on Saturday. Masks were on and off at random and social distancing was neglected in most photoshoots.
October 04, 2020
Dmitry Panychev is hospitalized after contracting the virus. He is one of many Russian top officials now registered with COVID-19.
September 30, 2020
The regional government in Murmansk is starting an investigation after a several meter high 2WW memorial in Liinakhamari on the Barents Sea coast was knocked to the ground.
September 16, 2020
We see that a collective immunity is being formed, regional healthcare officials say
September 15, 2020
But the opposition accuses the government-loyal party of fraud.
September 14, 2020
"The factory has forever ruined what used to be the beautiful tundra here in Monchegorsk," says Andrei Danilov, a Sámi from Russia's Kola Peninsula.
September 08, 2020
Astrid Nærum is the eleventh Consul General since Norway opened the diplomatic mission to Murmansk in 1993, but she is the first woman in the position.
September 04, 2020
The Murmansk region now has a population of 738,900 people, down 2,500 since January 1 and down massively 56,500 in the course of the last ten years.
August 24, 2020
Yuri Trutnev tests positive following a visit to Chechnya.
August 13, 2020
EU wants to play a key role as geopolitics and climate changes dramatically transform the north. Public consultation for a new Arctic policy is now open.
August 02, 2020
Nikolay Palchenko was sitting next to a coughing fellow passenger on the plane from Moscow to Murmansk. A few days later, also Nikolay got sick and ended up at the infectious diseases department at the regional hospital from where he made this photo-report.
July 29, 2020
164 new coronavirus cases detected in the last 24 hours as the tally rises to 9,791 in an oblast with less than 750,000 inhabitants.
July 28, 2020
As China’s activity ramps up in the North, Nordic countries should aim to develop a common approach to the Asian superpower’s increased involvement in the Arctic, says a recent report.
July 13, 2020
Nikora is hospitalized and undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and pneumonia.
July 10, 2020
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