Atle Staalesen

Content by Atle Staalesen

The state nuclear power company Rosatom is about to reach a deal with United Shipbuidling Corporation on the construction of two powerful icebreakers.

Having opened up for discussions on the Crimean crisis, newspaper editor Yevgeny Belyanchikov is confronted with extremism accusations from the regional prosecutors.

The Norwegian Arctic town of Kirkenes is supplying aggregates to Russia’s grand port project in Yamal.

Gazprom Neft plans to get the first shipload of oil from its controversial Arctic project in late April.

The Russian claims for Arctic territories will be ready this fall and submitted to the UN Shelf Commission in spring 2015.

Unmanned aerial vehicles are flying over Russian Arctic waters as the Northern Fleet’s new drone division is taken into operation.

The Norwegian energy ministry wants to bring oil from the Johan Castberg field to land. Licenseholder Statoil is skeptical.

The United States and Canada should stand united against Russia in the Arctic, the former U.S. secretary of state says. Is a cold front gathering force over High North relations?

As Arctic tourism reaches new heights, the northernmost airports in Finland get a multi-million euro facelift.

The settlement of Roslyakovo is losing its status as closed military town following the oil company’s ambitious plans for the local shipyard.