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RCMP are asking the public to help find 40-year-old David Angohiatok, who was last seen downtown on Friday. [...]
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
Source: CBC North
Almost 5000 asylum seekers have crossed the Norwegian-Russian border since the European migrant crisis arose. The Norwegian government decides to toughen the asylum regulations. The crisis flared up this September, when [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
With the Arctic becoming an object of steadily growing attention, Murmansk Oblast establishes the “Arctic University” to prepare Barents students for jobs in Arctic oil and gas projects. The first [...]
Fri, Nov 06, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area's most iconic species. [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway's Foreign Ministry. [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
About 200 million rubles have been stolen from Zvezdochka, the Northern Fleet yard in Severodvinsk. A source in the Russian law enforcement authorities confirms to TASS that about 200 million rubles [...]
Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly. [...]
Sun, Oct 18, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
As Syrian refugees in the hundreds cross over from Russia, capacities in Kirkenes reach the limits. Now an abandoned military compound is turned into refugee reception center. On a windy hill [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Transit cargo between Europe and Asia plummets, but cargo to and from Russian ports along the Northern Sea Route is increasing considerably, Deputy Minister of Transport Olersky says.. “Low bunker [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: The Arctic Council should learn from the Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation and focus on the regional level when it comes to cooperation in the Arctic, says Rune Rafaelsen, Senior Adviser in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat. [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer
REYKJAVIK: Iceland and Germany are cooperating on building an ice-free, deep-water harbour that can be a hub for Arctic shipping and petroleum activity. The German company Bremenports has concluded an agreement [...]
Sat, Oct 17, 2015
Source: Barents Observer