Russia is conducting an air force exercise involving more than 25 fighter jets and fighter bombers of different types in the Barents Sea area.

Security service agents from Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Nenets conduct a major joint exercise at one of the country’s main Arctic oil installations.

About 200 million rubles have been stolen from Zvezdochka, the Northern Fleet yard in Severodvinsk.

Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Northern Fleet’s “Admiral Kuznetsov”, has finished repairs and is ready to leave the port of Murmansk. According to a Russian news agency, the vessel will sail to Syria.

The Finnish Defence Command is starting a three-day evaluation visit to Alakurtti, the base for Russia’s new Arctic special forces.

In their third major drill this year, Russia’s specialized Arctic soldiers fight terrorists in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.

A Norwegian tanker with nine people on board is drifting in the Barents Sea. A Russian tug has left Murmansk to assist the vessel, a Russian news website reports.

We should quickly agree with the Swedes about the formation of a defence alliance, head of the Finnish parliament defence committee says.

Finnmark Governor insists installation of new navigation marks along Russia’s heavily militarized Kola Peninsula coast must be completed before allowing shipment of spent nuclear fuel.

”The aircraft is a central part of the Government’s efforts to strengthen Norway’s defensive capabilities,” says Minister of Defence, Ine Eriksen Søreide. Unlike today’s fleet of F-16 fighters, the entire new fleet of combat aircrafts will be based south of the Arctic Circle.

Russia’s brand new frigate, the ”Admiral Gorshkov”,  is heading northwards to engage in test shooting in the White Sea.

War-games at sea and in air over the Barents Region.

Russia’s new diesel-electric submarine Novorossiysk has completed the journey from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea.

Two Oscar-II class nuclear powered submarine is part of large-scale Northern Fleet drill currently taking place outside the Kola Peninsula.

Two military research vessels are taking a closer look at Russia’s northernmost underwater geology.