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A survey ship sets out from Kirkenes with mission to find underwater route for trans-arctic fib... Norway 18h
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20 years after Kursk, Russia moves from tragedy to attempted deep-sea supremacy in the north Russia 20h
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Hundred years old tall ship "Sedov" embarks on historic Arctic voyage 1d
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Largest Arctic conference cancelled over COVID-19 1d
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Russian MFA: Oslo "destabilizes the situation" in the north US Russia Norway 4d
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Miners drill in Novaya Zemlya, prepare for opening of new pit 4d
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Russian indigenous peoples call on Elon Musk not to buy battery metals from Nornickel Russia 5d
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U.S. wants to keep the Arctic an area of low tensions, top official US 5d
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Norway lifts travel restrictions for one north Swedish region Sweden Norway 5d
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Norway bans all cruise ship with 100+ on board, but Ponant still sells tickets for next week's... Norway 5d
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Washington pulls 700 US marines out of Norway US Norway 5d
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Arctic LNG tanker sails to Kola Peninsula to test new reloading point 6d
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A container from China arrives in Narvik. It could pave way for a new transport route China Norway 1w
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Russia has several thousand nuclear objects dumped on its Arctic sea floor. Now, the most dange... Russia 1w
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Tree leaves dying days after massive air-pollution cloud 1w
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Powerful Russian Oscar-II submarine sails north outside Norway Russia Norway 1w
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EU seeks input to new Arctic strategy, asks NGOs and indigenous peoples to contribute 1w
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Battery factory in northern Sweden raises $1,6 billion, signs deal with BMW Sweden 1w
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Construction starts for FSB's large icebreaking patrol vessel Russia 1w
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Hurtigruten cancels Svalbard-cruise as 33 crew members are diagnosed with Covid-19 1w
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Eight Russian navy ships make ready for ice-free Northern Sea Route Russia 1w
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Global warming is producing longer summers in northern Norway Norway 1w
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Northern Fleet to exercise drone downings in border area to Norway US Norway 1w
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US warship sailed to 75° North US 1w
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Climate change hits back, Svalbard coal mine flooded by melting glacier Norway 1w
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A photo report from inside the coronavirus hospital in Murmansk 1w
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Murmansk region counts more Covid-19 cases than neighboring Norway or Finland Finland Norway 1w
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Sea ice extent in the Arctic reaches historical low in July Germany 1w
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Deutsche Banks won’t finance any new Arctic oil and gas projects Germany 1w
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Melting Arctic permafrost threatens Russian energy firms’ bottom line – Morgan Stanley Russia 1w
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More pollution from Nornickel, Kola peninsula covered by smog 1w
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Ships moving in as Arctic sea ice level reaches record low 1w
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28 combat ships participated in Northern Fleet Navy Day parade Russia 1w
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Record heat hits Longyearbyen 1w
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Norway maintains travel restrictions to northern Sweden Sweden Norway 1w
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When the tourists disappeared, the adventure company opened a bar on the border to Russia Russia Norway 1w
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Kremlin-critic soldier Ruslan Shaveddinov tells his story about military service in Novaya Zeml... Russia 1w
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A Gulag historian returns to prison 1w
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Russia starts construction of two more nuclear-powered super-subs Russia 1w
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A week after major naval drills, a surprise inspection brings 20 Northern Fleet vessel back to... Norway 1w
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Can I travel to Russia now that quarantine is over? China Russia Finland Germany Netherlands UK Italy Turkey Hungary Norway Poland Mongolia Vietnam Sri Lanka Denmark Belarus Croatia 1w
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New Chinese icebreaker sets course for Arctic China 1w
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In unique shipping operation, two big lift ships choose Russian Arctic route for delivery to so... Russia Australia Japan 1w
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Nuclear icebreaker gets six years prolonged lifetime 1w
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Nordics should aim for common approach to China’s Arctic involvement says report China 1w
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A month after environmental disaster comes another major oil spill on Taymyr tundra 1w
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Murmansk Mayor Yevgeny Nikora tests positive as coronavirus continues to spike on the Kola Peni... 1w
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Luxery ship enters Bering Strait, starts cruise on Russia’s Northern Sea Route Russia 11mos
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Ship engineers confirm «significant damage» to wrecked special purpose submarine «Losharik» 11mos
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One of Russia’s richest men mulls big investments in Arctic coal and infrastructure Russia 11mos
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