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See the promotion video on how shipping from Asia will be connected to inland Barents Region and existing European rail network.

March 13, 2014 Comments

Regional oil production picks pace and the local ports are ready for a boost in shipments.

March 13, 2014 Comments

Barents Regional Council adopts Climate Action plan, first to be implemented in Barents Russia. Plans for better cross-border transportation are also in pipe.

March 13, 2014 Comments

TROMSØ: Since the first five specimens of snow crab were found in the Barents Sea in 1996, the population has exploded. There is now ten times as much snow crab than king crab in the area, and scientists are just starting to find out how this new species has adopted to life in the Barents Sea.

March 12, 2014 Comments Has gallery images

Unlike photos you have seen of opposition demos in Russia, none police officers were visible when one of the largest demonstrations in Murmansk in recent years took place in support of the Russian speaking population on Crimea.

March 12, 2014 Comments

A Russian governmental commission proposes to deploy a series of airships in Arctic regions, designed for surveillance of oil installations and military objects.

March 12, 2014 Comments

US lawmakers adopt a non-binding resolution urging Barack Obama to impose visa, financial, trade, military and other sanctions against Russia unless the Kremlin changes its position on the Crimea crisis.

March 12, 2014

Lars Monsen and his dogs had to cross in between puddles and slushy snow when approaching checkpoint Kirkenes early Tuesday morning. Europe’s longest sled dog race is about to melt away in the unseasonably warm weather.

March 11, 2014

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