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'Youth Army' steps up patriotic offensive in Murmansk schools 5h
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Russia sees lowest foreign investment since 1994 Russia 11h
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Russian bombers Tu-160 refuel in polar night over Arctic waters Russia 1d
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Honoring Stalin: Murmansk Communists want monument of Soviet dictator Russia 1d
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LNG tanker loses engine power on Northern Sea Route 2d
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"A step closer to year-round shipments on Northern Sea Route" Russia 3d
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Disney to shoot climate change drama at Svalbard 3d
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Norway extends border closure with Finland Finland Norway 4d
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Skies are closing for European eyes over Russia US Russia 6d
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Russia has never been this hot Russia 6d
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Igor Sechin's great move of North Siberian oil towards Arctic coast is taking shape 6d
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Coronavirus brings World Rally Championship into Arctic Circle for the first time Finland 6d
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Lapland temperature of -39°C marks year’s coldest day so far in Finland Finland 1w
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Tacora buys Sydvaranger iron-ore mine Norway 1w
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Russia building coastal base for ‘Doomsday Nuke’ – reports US Russia 1w
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Norwegian oil: big investments, growing production and desire for high Arctic drilling Norway 1w
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Big growth is followed by scandal for military Arctic shipper 1w
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Top Russian official on Arctic affairs resigns Russia 1w
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Sevmash to lay down two more Borei-A class submarines in 2021 1w
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Overfulfilling the Arctic plan Russia 1w
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Longyearbyen to shut down coal-power plant 1w
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Norway takes aim at low-carbon society Norway 1w
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Electric cars hit record 50% sales in northernmost Norway, mid-winter range no longer a problem Norway 1w
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Border crossings at 25 years low 1w
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Biggest CO2 polluter in Murmansk erects world’s tallest thermometer Russia 1w
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Spike in COVID-19 cases among US Marines arriving in northern Norway US Norway 1w
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Moscow wants more tourists to northernmost archipelago Russia 1w
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Aircraft carrier ice model on display in Kirovsk snow village 1w
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New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on ‘day-to-day competition’ with Russia and China China US Russia 1w
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Lapland sees a population decline that will continue for years to come Finland 2w
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Russians’ economic optimism at two-decade low – poll Russia 2w
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Russian scientists hope to identify wreckage of legendary Arctic icebreaker in 2021 Russia 2w
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The Russian military cargo ship that violated Arctic shipping code breaks free from ice lockup Russia 2w
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Tankers set course for thick ice as part of experiment on Northern Sea Route China 2w
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Russia’s oil and gas production sharply down, but here comes a new Arctic offshore platform Russia 2w
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Barents Region’s coronavirus death toll crosses 2000 2w
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New grand icebreaking vessel to explore hyped Arctic seaway 2w
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What is happening with Arctic weather? Moscow wants to know Russia 2w
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Norway makes testing mandatory at entry, closes many border roads Norway 3w
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Big facelift for closed military towns in Kola Peninsula 3w
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The Kremlin moves against independent journalists — thousands could end up as "foreign agents" 3w
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Murmansk mourns loss of 17 fishermen in bitterly cold Barents Sea 3w
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After record heat comes extreme cold to Russian Arctic coast Russia 3w
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Icing believed to cause sinking of fishing boat in Barents Sea, 17 missing Russia 3w
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Russia’s Northern Fleet begins 2nd stage of COVID-19 vaccination Russia 3w
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Rosatom to build small-scale land-based Arctic nuclear plant by 2028 Russia 3w
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Potanin: "This is a historic event for Nornickel" 4w
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Big waves after local inhabitant complains to Putin about poor healthcare in home town of Arcti... 4w
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Shipping on Northern Sea Route breaks record Russia 4w
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Supreme Court rejects climate activists appeal over Norway's Arctic oil drilling Norway 4w
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