Markku Sippola

Markku Sippola

Postdoctoral Researcher,
Karelian Institute,
University of Eastern Finland

Content by Markku Sippola

I carried out a research on Nordic manufacturing companies in Russia in 2011-12.

The Arctic Ocean is likely to become the dumping-ground of the world if it will be developed on the basis of economic principles only.

In economic thinking, especially among politicians and researchers, there is a tendency to concentrate on a particular geographic area.

Every Nordic nation seems to have an idea of its own of how to project a railroad to the Arctic Ocean. In fact, the way in which a nation wants to smooth its way to the ocean gives fruitful ground for a cross-national comparison.

The BarentsObserver reported on 27 of November that the state-owned China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) will join the de

Nuclear power has recently been in headlines in Russia.

The Petrozavodsk plane crash on June 20th, 2011, has shocked the town of Petrozavodsk and the whole Republic of Karelia.