Daria Shirokova works at the Murmansk office of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.
Situated on the 69th degree North latitude Murmansk is the world’s largest city north of the Arctic Circle. Polar day or Polar night; the city is very different from other places you have been.
Small businesses in Russia look at the Norwegian neighbor as a potential business field for their ideas.
MURMANSK: Tamara Lastun got both champagne and cake when she came to pick up her new visa at the Norwegian Consulate General Friday morning. Her visa became No. 20.000 so far this year. Norway is now taking new measures to ease visa-applications.