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U.S. surveillance jet makes first mission up to northern Finland US Russia Finland Norway 11h
Norway calls on state officials to delete Telegram Norway 1d
"China is our strategic partner," says Governor of Russian Arctic region China Russia 2d
Military "Z"-rocket is launched from Russia's northern space center Plesetsk Russia 2d
As NATO flotilla exercises along North Norwegian coast, Russian vessels lure in nearby waters Russia Norway 3d
Arctic energy on agenda as Xi meets Russian PM Mishustin Russia 4d
Police raids Nobel Peace Prize laureate Memorial 4d
Ships break through the Yenisey, unload 4,600 tons of oil pipes on the ice Russia 1w
Arrest warrant issued for Putin on war crime allegations Russia 1w
Sanctions-hit Russian aviation in turbulence Russia 1w
Arkhangelsk student Olesya Krivtsova cut her electronic tracking bracelet and left Russia Russia 1w
Wagner Group opens recruitment center in Murmansk Russia Ukraine 1w
Admiral Moiseev kicks off command and staff exercise, NATO scrambles F-35s from Evenes Russia Norway 1w
Finnish Lapland increasingly attractive to international film productions Finland 1w
Murmansk gives more benefits to students and school children of soldiers fighting in Ukraine Russia Ukraine 1w
"You protect our freedom," King Harald tells soldiers guarding border to Russia Russia Norway 1w
Mission: Svalbard without helicopter for Tom Cruise 1w
World Wildlife Fund listed as foreign agent 1w
I should thank Putin for prompting Sweden and Finland to rapidly join NATO, says U.S. Ambassado... US Russia Finland Sweden Norway 2w

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Wagner Group might be working on establishment of “youth club” in Kola Peninsula 2w
F-35s scrambled as pair of anti-sub aircraft appeared north of Finnmark Russia 2w
Key NATO commanders teamed up with newcomer Sweden at northern border with Russia Russia Sweden Norway 2w
UK commandos set up training Camp Viking in Northern Norway UK Norway 2w
Crisis-ridden Russian gas industry looks to Arctic for more LNG Russia 2w
"Barents and Arctic cooperation can continue without Russia" Russia Finland 2w
Norway's foreign minister Huitfeldt joined frontier patrol along Russian border Russia Ukraine Norway 2w
Old icebreakers eye upgrades for Murmansk-Vladivostok tourism Russia Ukraine 2w
Huge budget deficit is building up in Russia's economy Russia 2w
Three exercises, one scenario: Russia Russia 2w
Finland’s temperatures 2-3 degrees warmer than usual in February Finland 3w
NATO will make us stronger, says Nordic defense chiefs Russia Finland Sweden 3w
Moscow lowers ambitions in nuclear icebreaker program, will not build fleet of new super-powerf... Russia 3w
We are building a journalism exile hub in Kirkenes. It will strengthen knowledge on Russia and... Russia Norway 3w
World Cup in Planica is "a dirty competition," says National Guard Officer Aleksandr Bolshunov Russia Ukraine Slovenia 3w
On thin ice, more polar bears move from Svalbard to Franz Josef Land 3w
Kirkenes' international reputation in jeopardy over Severomorsk friendship Russia Finland 3w
In north Russian towns, silent manifestations of support for Ukraine Russia Ukraine 1mo
“Let the whole world know that there are people like my daughter.” Snitches and a sledgehammer:... 1mo
One year after Russia’s Ukraine invasion, circumpolar diplomats take stock Russia Canada Ukraine 1mo
Russia's Arctic Brigade in Alakurtti is counting its many dead Russia Ukraine 1mo
Putin's hope for Sarmat missile launch from Plesetsk failed Russia 1mo
Arctic oilmen break through the ice to Tanalau 1mo
Military medic who refuses to fight stands trial in Pechenga Ukraine 1mo
"We can’t tell who our customers are,” says Atle Berge, last remaining Norwegian businessmen in... Norway 1mo
Russia continues big dig on Arctic seabed Russia 1mo
Norway’s intelligence warns of Russian nuclear deterrent, but underlines no tactical nukes on s... Russia Norway 1mo
Russia starts renting out apartments to anyone at Norway’s Svalbard archipelago Russia Norway 1mo
Amid bloody onslaught on Ukraine, Putin is reminded about a Western intervention in Northern Ru... Russia Ukraine 1mo
Activists halt logging again at Lapland site Finland 1mo
Moscow assures it will not lower ambitions in Arctic 1mo