The Novy Port will be ready for export of two million tons of oil in 2016.
The last pipe has been laid at the 482 km long Polarled Pipeline, the first Norwegian pipeline stretching north of the Arctic Circle.
A Norwegian tanker with nine people on board is drifting in the Barents Sea. A Russian tug has left Murmansk to assist the vessel, a Russian news website reports.
We should quickly agree with the Swedes about the formation of a defence alliance, head of the Finnish parliament defence committee says.
Arctic communities are among the most vulnerable to climate change. Still, the need for climate change adaptation in the Arctic region is not reflected in the COP21 pledges.
There is a clear need for transboundary conservation in the Barents Region, a new report concludes.
Russia’s far northern Nenets Autonomous Okrug boosts debts to cope with a quickly growing deficit.
But all plans for expansion at the Severny-Gluboky mine are put on hold, company Kola GMK informs.
Scientists from around the world have launched a new website which makes information about permafrost in the Arctic available to all.
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roskosmos will open several centers for receiving and processing data from Earth remote sensing satellites in order to support Arctic development.
Tromsø International Film Festival tours Russia with a unique concert production of the 1927 Soviet silent film Bed and Sofa.
August 9th, the Barents Region celebrated the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day was commemorated in several parts of the region, including Karasjok in Northern Norway and Teriberka in Northwestern Russia.
The number of people crossing the Norwegian-Russian border continues to drop.
More and more refugees from Syria and other countries choose to come to Norway via Russia. In the border town of Kirkenes a second refugee reception center is opening.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed former chief of Olympstroy Sergey Gaplikov as Acting Governor of the Komi Republic.
The question about who should be accepted as Sámi is under debate after the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland accepted nearly 100 new people as Sámi against the will of the Sámi Parliament.
The situation around the Norwegian tanker that was reported to be adrift in the Barents Sea yesterday, is under control, ship-owner Marine Supply says.
Russia will establish a major new media resource aimed at promoting Russian national interest in the Arctic.