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Military paratroopers have have landed on the North Pole. See amazing video of 90 paratroopers with heavy gear jumping out in minus 70 degrees celsius.

Security situation in Europe was highlighted when the Defense Ministers from five Nordic countries met in Tromsø to discuss strengthening their joint military cooperation.

Military paratroopers have have landed on the North Pole. See amazing video of 90 paratroopers with heavy gear jumping out in minus 70 degrees celsius.

Security situation in Europe was highlighted when the Defense Ministers from five Nordic countries met in Tromsø to discuss strengthening their joint military cooperation.

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

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says NATO’s decision to suspend cooperation resembles Cold War-style sword swinging.

The annual Norwegian-Russian emergency drill “Exercise Barents” will be arranged as planned in the border areas in the Varanger Fjord in June.

“Next is the further development of the combat personnel of our armed forces, including in the Arctic region,” the Russian President said.

As Russian fighter jets step up military training near the border to Finland, President Sauli Niinistö reiterates his country’s special position on the big eastern neighbor.

Cooperation in the north will be more difficult, but both Norway and Russia have strong self-interest in maintaining good relations, according to experts BarentsObserver has contacted.

Cooperation between Norway and Russia’s Border Commissioners will continue as planned, says Norwegian Border Commissioner Colonel Ivar Sakserud.

“Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Crimea and the use of armed force in Uk

G8 and partners has granted more than $1 billion on nuclear security on the Kola Peninsula since 2002.

Norway’s ex-PM Jens Stoltenberg is most likely candidate to become Secretary General after outgoing Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Cold Response 2014 is coming to an end. The exercise brought together nearly 16,000 troops from 16 different countries to Northern Norway to train high-intensity operations in cold-weather environments. Russian observers took part as planned.