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The «Baltic Winter» spent only about five and a half days on its voyage across the Northern Sea Route. Last year’s ice conditions in the area were favorable, Russian transport authorities say.
January 16, 2018
A record-beating 9,74 million tons of goods was transported on the Russian Arctic route in 2017. That resulted in a very good year for Murmansk and several other northern Russian ports.
January 16, 2018
They are built on the snow and are vital transport arteries across the Arctic tundra. But sometimes people and cars get seriously stuck in the middle of nowhere.
January 15, 2018
It will be located in the settlement of Amderma and be of importance for security along the Northern Sea Route, says Russian Emergency Minister Vladimir Puchkov.
January 11, 2018
The plane is specially designed for Arctic flights and will soon be on the wings over the far northern Yamal-Nenets region.
January 05, 2018
State nuclear power company Rosatom invests big sums in the construction of a new dry dock and reactor repair complex.
January 04, 2018
As geopolitical interests in the region rise, the country takes on Arctic institution-building.
January 04, 2018
As the ice runway started to crack up, the team of Russian Polar explorers in a rush packed up and left the Barneo camp.
April 24, 2017
It plays into Moscow’s recent propaganda hike against Norway, says analyst Per Arne Totland.
April 21, 2017
«If Finnish state authorities decide to initiate a feasibility study of a railway connection between Finland and Kirkenes, then the Norwegian side is positive».
April 12, 2017
What is promoted as the Murmansk "center of Arctic tourism" has been left without roads, food and water
April 11, 2017
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is completing her 4-day visit to China and Chinese President Xi Jinping just left Finland. The Arctic was on the agenda both places.
April 10, 2017
The first two aircrafts on Monday landed in Barneo, the Russian Arctic ice camp.
April 04, 2017
The «Arktika» will be ready for sailing in May 2019, one and a half year after the original schedule.
April 01, 2017
«Finland, in my view, is a very convenient country,» Vladimir Putin replies.
March 30, 2017
Talking is smooth between Norway and Russia when it comes to cross-border regional cooperation. But when the troublesome sanctions come on the agenda, the smiles turn stiff and conversation flutters.
March 30, 2017
The President says he wants to work with foreigners to implement projects in Russia’s Arctic economic program.
March 30, 2017
One president, three ministers; Russia Franz Josef Land got unusual guests from Moscow.
March 29, 2017
According to the Deputy Chancellor of Justice Risto Hiekkataipale, the Government should have consulted with the Sámi Parliament before the negotiations between Finland and Norway on the Teno River Fishery Agreement were concluded.
March 29, 2017
Laura Meller from Finland was supposed to participate in the session about environmental responsibility.
March 29, 2017
Canada is sending a relatively low-key delegation to an Arctic conference in northern Russia that will be hosted by President Vladimir Putin and attended by high level officials from 14 countries.
March 29, 2017
Instead of the originally planned eight, only two airports in the country’s high north will get a facelift.
March 29, 2017
Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende meets with Sergey Lavrov in Russia’s northern city of Arkhangelsk.
March 28, 2017
This is the best ice floe! Two helicopters successfully bring polar explorers to the site for this year’s North Pole station.
March 24, 2017
In a bid to overcome mounting troubles connected with Western sanctions, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade presents a catalogue of national companies manufacturing equipment for Arctic usage.
March 24, 2017