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Arctic LNG tanker sails to Kola Peninsula to test new reloading point 2h
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A container from China arrives in Narvik. It could pave way for a new transport route China Norway 20h
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Russia has several thousand nuclear objects dumped on its Arctic sea floor. Now, the most dange... Russia 1d
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Tree leaves dying days after massive air-pollution cloud 2d
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Powerful Russian Oscar-II submarine sails north outside Norway Russia Norway 3d
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EU seeks input to new Arctic strategy, asks NGOs and indigenous peoples to contribute 3d
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Battery factory in northern Sweden raises $1,6 billion, signs deal with BMW Sweden 3d
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Construction starts for FSB's large icebreaking patrol vessel Russia 4d
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Hurtigruten cancels Svalbard-cruise as 33 crew members are diagnosed with Covid-19 4d
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Eight Russian navy ships make ready for ice-free Northern Sea Route Russia 4d
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Global warming is producing longer summers in northern Norway Norway 4d
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Northern Fleet to exercise drone downings in border area to Norway US Norway 4d
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US warship sailed to 75° North US 4d
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Climate change hits back, Svalbard coal mine flooded by melting glacier Norway 4d
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A photo report from inside the coronavirus hospital in Murmansk 4d
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Murmansk region counts more Covid-19 cases than neighboring Norway or Finland Finland Norway 4d
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Sea ice extent in the Arctic reaches historical low in July Germany 4d
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Deutsche Banks won’t finance any new Arctic oil and gas projects Germany 4d
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Melting Arctic permafrost threatens Russian energy firms’ bottom line – Morgan Stanley Russia 4d
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A Gulag historian returns to prison 4d
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Russia starts construction of two more nuclear-powered super-subs Russia 4d
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A week after major naval drills, a surprise inspection brings 20 Northern Fleet vessel back to... Norway 4d
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New Chinese icebreaker sets course for Arctic China 4d
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In unique shipping operation, two big lift ships choose Russian Arctic route for delivery to so... Russia Australia Japan 4d
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Nuclear icebreaker gets six years prolonged lifetime 4d
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Nordics should aim for common approach to China’s Arctic involvement says report China 4d
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A month after environmental disaster comes another major oil spill on Taymyr tundra 4d
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Murmansk Mayor Yevgeny Nikora tests positive as coronavirus continues to spike on the Kola Peni... 4d
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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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UPDATED: Locals say evacuation of nuclear testing area Nyonoksa is cancelled 11mos
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“Nothing taboo” in upcoming talks with Russia’s Putin, Finnish President Niinistö says Russia Finland 11mos
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Testing weapons with radiation source near populated areas a 'serious concern' 11mos
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On This Day: The Kursk submarine disaster 11mos
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Russia’s floating nuclear power plant worries Alaskans Russia 11mos
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Hear Indigenous language speakers from around the globe through Google Earth 11mos
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Russian fighter jets, strategic bombers move along Norwegian coast Russia Norway 11mos
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Latest: Rosatom says five employees killed in blast while testing isotope and liquid propellant... Russia 11mos
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Nuclear fuel carrier “Serebryanka” remains inside closed-off waters near missile explosion site 11mos
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Casualties after missile engine explosion near Severodvinsk 11mos
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Kremlin’s prophesy for the Northern Sea Route is keeping Moscow officials busy Russia 11mos
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