US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military exercises, reports Interfax

US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military...

MOSCOW — Russia's military said on Wednesday that the United States, Britain, Norway and Finland had sent vessels and aircraft to monitor military exercises...
Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

The Norwegian Sámi Association has won the election for the Sámediggi, or Sámi Parliament of Norway, with more than 31 percent of the votes,...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...
After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition talks start

After left-leaning Labour wins most votes in national election, Norway coalition...

OSLO — Norway's Labour Party began coalition talks with other members of the center-left bloc on Tuesday seeking to form a government after their...
Russian marines stage an exercise in re-capturing an Arctic port

Russian marines stage an exercise in re-capturing an Arctic port

As Russia this week launched the huge Zapad-21 exercise, a force from the Northern Fleet engaged in training in the far northern Taymyr Peninsula. In a...
U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

U.S. House panel passes reconciliation bill protecting Arctic reserve from drilling

WASHINGTON — The House Natural Resources Committee late on Thursday passed legislation that will go into a wider budget reconciliation package that includes restoring...
US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

US, Canada conduct a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in Nunavut

The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian forces conducted a joint Arctic search-and-rescue exercise in the Arctic on Monday. The Canadian Coast Guard and Canadian Rangers...
In a surprising shakeup, Biden ousts some Trump-appointed Arctic research commissioners

In a surprising shakeup, Biden ousts some Trump-appointed Arctic research commissioners

The White House on Thursday asked for the resignation of four appointees to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission. The move is unprecedented in the commission’s...
Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in budget bill

Arctic Refuge oil program, in legal limbo, targeted for repeal in...

The Republican-led Congressional act that in 2017 opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil leasing would be reversed by a new budget...
Nordic fighter jet exercises kicks off inside Arctic Circle

Nordic fighter jet exercises kicks off inside Arctic Circle

Nordic countries are conducting a joint exercise in Arctic airspace this week, just two weeks before Russian armed forces launch the large-scale Zapad-21 (West...