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Norway adopts stricter asylum regulations

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 the situation in the Middle East became critical. Syrian...BarentsObserver

Murmansk opens the Arctic "super university"

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 news about the establishment of the Arctic University appeared in...BarentsObserver

DNA testing leads to new understanding of bears

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...BarentsObserver

More research and international cooperation needed in the Arctic

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. “For Norway, the High...BarentsObserver

Shipbuilders caught stealing from Navy

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 have been stolen from yard. The money stolen was...BarentsObserver

Our Arctic policy is transparent

“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. In his...BarentsObserver

Refugee overload for Arctic border town

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 outside Kirkenes representatives of the Norwegian Directorate of Civil...BarentsObserver

Northern Sea Route – focus on domestic projects

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 oil prices has made the Northern Sea Route less...BarentsObserver

Regional aspect important in Arctic cooperation

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. “The Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation is...BarentsObserver

Germany, Iceland cooperate on new port for Transpolar shipping

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 with Icelandic authorities and the Icelandic engineering company Elfa...BarentsObserver

Norway adopts stricter asylum regulations

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 the situation in the Middle East became critical. Syrian...BarentsObserver

Murmansk opens the Arctic "super university"

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 news about the establishment of the Arctic University appeared in...BarentsObserver

DNA testing leads to new understanding of bears

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...BarentsObserver

More research and international cooperation needed in the Arctic

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. “For Norway, the High...BarentsObserver

Shipbuilders caught stealing from Navy

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 have been stolen from yard. The money stolen was...BarentsObserver

Our Arctic policy is transparent

“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. In his...BarentsObserver

Refugee overload for Arctic border town

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 outside Kirkenes representatives of the Norwegian Directorate of Civil...BarentsObserver

Northern Sea Route – focus on domestic projects

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 oil prices has made the Northern Sea Route less...BarentsObserver

Regional aspect important in Arctic cooperation

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. “The Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation is...BarentsObserver

Germany, Iceland cooperate on new port for Transpolar shipping

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 with Icelandic authorities and the Icelandic engineering company Elfa...BarentsObserver

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