Three cadets from the Norwegian Police University College claim they were assaulted and robbed on their way out after a late evening at the striptease bar XXXX in Murmansk. Local law enforcement sources tells another story.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Barents Euro-Arctic Cooperation and the upcoming Barents Summit, we here present 20 different views on the success behind and the future of the Barents Region.
The number of Russian organizations listed as “foreign agents” is growing rapidly and might soon include also sociological polling centers, research institutes and others receiving support from abroad.
Last Thursday people all over Russia celebrated Victory Day, which marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in the Second World War. BarentsObserver brings you photos from the celebrations in Murmansk, Nikel, Arkhangelsk and Litsa.
For the first time since the collapse of the USSR, ballistic missile submarines from Russia’s Kola Peninsula will next year patrol oceans on the southern hemisphere. And Murmansk-based aircraft-carrier Admiral Kuznetsov will by year-end sail to the Mediterranean.
KIRKENES: Russia’s metal-giant in Nikel is notoriously violating the maximum allowed limits for air quality on the Norwegian side of the border. Sør-Varanger Mayor Cecilie Hansen says enough is enough and files charges.
After half a year with financial difficulties for Northland Resources, their situation is solved in a 240 million EUR rescue plan. Last week machine operator Jörgen Norman and his colleagues could finally start up their giant diggers again.
HAPARANDA: Despite hailing from four countries the young business owners voiced a single opinion during the Barents Reunion: The North is rich with opportunity but needs to think globally to support fledgling businesses, say Young Barents Entrepreneurs