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The European Union was snubbed once again at the ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Iqaluit, Canada last month.

Several thousand people marched through Lenin Prospekt waving banners in all colors and variation of support for workers’ rights.

The Barents Council is a great example of international cooperation on regional level, Arkhangelsk Governor Igor Orlov underlines to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom signs deal on construction of an icebreaker for the Yamal LNG project.

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The oil company will this year spend 764 million rubles (€13,2 million) on seismic mapping in the Kara Sea.

Norway must ramp up its military capacities in order to meet challenges from neighboring Russia, a new government-commissioned report recommends.

While Russia’s naval yard in Severodvinsk is busy like never before in Post-Soviet times with construction of new submarines, two old submarines on the Arctic seabed cause major concern for nuclear scientists.

The United States has big changes in store for the Arctic Council over the next two years, which will largely focus on climate change.

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.

The head of Finland’s Sámi Parliament told a United Nations gathering in New York that the Finnish government has robbed her people of their right to define themselves by failing to sign up to an international convention on indigenous people’s rights.

Borey-class submarine “Vladimir Monomakh” will be included in Russia’s Pacific Fleet one year after schedule.

Norway’s Former Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland and other members of the organization The Elders are in Moscow to meet with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Electric car number 50,000 was recently registered in Norway, two years ahead of planned schedule.

Low oil prices triggers cross-companies cooperation to develop cost-effective solutions for new areas north of mainland Norway.

The border delimitation agreement for the Barents Sea demonstrated that Russia is playing according to the rules in the Arctic, former Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre says. It is five years since the two countries announced the deal.

Arctic indigenous leaders cautioned the circumpolar community that the continued intrusion of geopolitical tensions with Russia into the Arctic Council could negatively impact the wellbeing of Arctic peoples.

Norwegian and American inspectors embark on a joint inspection flight over Russian territory as part of the Open Skies Treaty.

A €60 million government loan will keep Norway’s Arctic coal company afloat for another couple of years.

The government proposes the adoption of a Norwegian-style license model for the shelf, but encounters fierce protest from state companies Rosneft and Gazprom.

More than half of the pollution in Murmansk Oblast comes from Europe, and especially Norway, a representative from the regional ministry of ecology claims.

Oil companies reluctant to invest in the Barents Sea due to low oil price get surprise aid from Petroleum and Energy Minister Tord Lien.

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.

After years of planning, the first steps of tearing down and moving the Arctic town of Kiruna started today in Sweden.

A majority of the people living in the Arctic wants to continue cooperation with Russia despite the conflict in Ukraine. Norwegians are most in favor of diplomatic and cooperative approaches, a new survey shows.

Hurrah, we did it! One of the youngest ever expeditions makes it to the North Pole point.