For the first time since 2012, Norway has surpassed Russia as the largest supplier of gas to Western Europe.
The two companies will support each other in bids for offshore projects and together counter the power of Rosneft. A key part of the cooperation will unfold in the Barents Sea.
The country’s Arctic Brigade is mobilized as NATO countries together with Sweden and Finland start the Arctic Challenge rehearsal.
Scientific explorers on board the “Lance” brave many dangers to collect data north of Svalbard: freezing northern temperatures, merciless winds, viscous currents and of course, polar bears.
An Irish mining company’s bid to begin prospecting for diamonds in Utsjoki, northern Finland has fallen flat following opposition to the venture by locals.
The nickel company is ready to sell a string of non-core assets, among them the Arkhangelsk Sea Port.
Norwegian concrete producer Ølen Betong in Murmansk has to expand production due to huge orders from Yamal LNG.
Murmansk Governor Marina Kovtun was present at a keel laying ceremony for Russia’s newest nuclear-powered icebreaker, “Sibir”.
The former PM seeks an Arctic coast for Finland. Easy access to the Northeast Passage can turn the country into a global logistics hub, he argues.
Oleg Birlinskiy knows he took a risk.
Four Norwegian artists are opening an art exhibition in Murmansk to show how the icing generation – the one that comes after the desert generation – sees the task of taking care of our planet.
20,273 border-crossings were counted in April, down 21,6 percent compared with April 2014.
Russia works seven days a week with new highway to the border, but the Norwegian Public Roads Administration today announced that the new highway on their side will not open before 2017.
“Worrisome that elected politicians in northern Norway advocate less critical journalism and editorial freedom in one of the few news sites that cover the Barents region.”
President Putin has accepted the resignation of Arkhangelsk Governor Igor Orlov. He will continue as acting Governor, preparing the ground for elections in the fall.
Three American internet firms could be blocked if they don’t hand over names of relevant bloggers to the authorities.
According to a doctoral dissertation to be published by the University of Helsinki, the indigenous Sámi people of Northern Finland generally have lower cancer rates than the rest of the country’s population.