Tagged: Finnmark County

Russian-Norwegian contract on nuclear safety in the Baltic Sea

  Governor of Murmansk Oblast Dmitry Dmitiyenko and his Norwegian counterpart Finnmark County Governor Gunnar Kjønnøy last week signed a contract on removal of radioactive strontium batteries (RTGs) in lighthouses in the Baltic Sea....

Finnmarksløpet 2009 almost completed

On March 7 Europe’s longest and the World’s northernmost dog sled race kicked off in Finnmark County in northern Norway. The race is 1000 kilometers long and 36 mushers are competing for the victory. ...

Better attitudes towards Northern Norway

Norwegian regions and attitudes towards the area are improving all over the country, Norwegian Minister of Fisheries Helga Pedersen said in today’s Kirkenes Conference. Ms. Pedersen, who is also deputy leader of the Norwegian...