Tagged: Russia

Many people standing on the new bridge.

Norway & Russia’s new bridge

New highway linking Norway and Russia officially opens Thomas Nilsen The Independent Barents Observer Despite big politics with storms and uncertainties between Europe and Russia, everyday life for people on both sides of the...

Putin and Trump concern Norway

Norway prepares to ward off Russia; hopes for consistency from the United States Bradley Peniston Defense One Bodø Air Force Base, Norway: When the ready-room alarm went off—high-low, high-low—two Norwegian Air Force pilots pulled...

Russian deal on nuclear accidents

Norway and Russia sign a bilateral agreement to notify one another of these Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende called the signing “an important milestone in the nuclear safety and emergency...

Nordics-Russia issues escalate

Officials from the five countries sign a joint declaration against Russia increasing her military capability Michael Sandelson & Sarah Bostock The Foreigner Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland are to widen their military cooperation....

Russian airspace closed to NAS

Norwegian Airlines says ban is difficult to comprehend Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Low-priced carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle decries the alleged bad deal over the carrier’s Norway-Thailand route. Government officials are cautious in their statements....

Russian intelligence “biggest threat” PST says

PST believes the Federation’s espionage poses the greatest danger to Norway Michael Sandelson The Foreigner “The two states which Norway has no security policy cooperation with, and that also have the largest intelligence capacity...

Norwegian military unruffled by Russian planes

Norwegian-Russian air relations remain in a “business as usual state” despite sightings of warplanes Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Sarah Bostock The Foreigner Norwegian-Russian air relations remain in a “business as usual state” on a...

The best ski destination

Norway wins at the National Geographic Traveller Awards in the category “Best Ski Destination 2011.” It won’t be long until skiing and snowboarding is back, and the swishing sounds of raw powder in the...