Tagged: Moscow

Eurovision 2009 received prestigious award

We all know that the best entertainment TV-show in the world is the Eurovision Song Contest, but the perhaps a bit hidden side behind it is that it’s also very much valued by professionals...

International election observers in place

Observers from twelve countries of the former Soviet Union, among them Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will observe the Norwegian Parliamentary elections. The observers were invited to Norway by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee. During the 2005...

Norway’s Telenor loses appeal in Moscow court

MOSCOW, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Norway’s Telenor lost another round of its Russian legal battle on Thursday, when a Moscow appeals court rejected its latest attempt to delay the enforcement of a $1.7 billion fine...

Frenzied welcome home for Norwegian Eurovision winner

  OSLO (AFP) — Norway’s Alexander Rybak returned home to a frenzied hero’s welcome on Sunday after sweeping the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow with a brash performance of a folk-inspired ballad. Some 3,000...

Norway celebrates Eurovision win on National Day

  OSLO (AP) — Flush with pride, Norwegians sang in the streets of Oslo on Sunday, celebrating Norway’s National Day and the country’s Eurovision Song Contest victory. Hundreds of Norwegians sang along to Alexander...

Telenor Wins Step in Dispute With Russians

MOSCOW—Norway’s Telenor ASA won a victory in a long-running conflict with its Russian partners, but still faced the threat of losing its main Russian investment. Amid the pressure, Telenor’s partners continue to seek a...

Medicines From The Sea

By Science Daily Source: ScienceDaily.com For the first time, Norwegian scientists have managed to produce completely new antibiotics from bacteria found in the sea. The eleven species of bacteria that create substances that kill...