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Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe collapse to a post-Soviet low

Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe collapse to a post-Soviet low

MOSCOW — Russian gas exports to Europe via pipelines plummeted to a post-Soviet low in 2022 as its largest customer cut imports due to...
Sweden’s foreign minister says NATO talks with Turkey progressing well

Sweden’s foreign minister says NATO talks with Turkey progressing well

STOCKHOLM — Talks between Sweden and Turkey are progressing well and Stockholm hopes Ankara will ratify the Nordic country's NATO application well before an...
Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal jamming

Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal...

Pilots are reporting loss of navigation GPS on flights both in the eastern and western parts of Finnmark, Norway’s northernmost region, newspaper iFinnmark reports. It...
Russia vows to place more troops near Nordic countries

Russia vows to place more troops near Nordic countries

New military bases will be created in Russia's western regions, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting Wednesday between top military leaders and...
The Faroe Islands get a new government amid growing US interest

The Faroe Islands get a new government amid growing US interest

On Wednesday the citizens of the Faroe Islands, who number about 53,000, got a new government which is likely to end a fisheries deal...
Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

Canadian Coast Guard finishes Arctic operating season

The Canadian Coast Guard and its seven icebreakers have finished their Arctic operating season and left the North, the federal organization announced in a...
Russia to double intercontinental missile tests in 2023, commander says

Russia to double intercontinental missile tests in 2023, commander says

Russia is to double the number of test launches of its intercontinental ballistic missiles to eight in 2023 from four in 2022, the commander...
Russian jet escorted Norwegian spotter plane over Barents Sea, defense ministry says

Russian jet escorted Norwegian spotter plane over Barents Sea, defense ministry...

MOSCOW — A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet escorted a Norwegian P-3 Orion military surveillance plane flying on Monday over the Barents Sea, which both...
Finnish foreign minister says missing clear date on NATO ratification by Turkey

Finnish foreign minister says missing clear date on NATO ratification by...

Finland's foreign minister said on Thursday that many issues over Turkey's concerns over terrorism set out in a memorandum to allow Finland and Sweden...
Blinken: U.S. will be able to call Sweden, Finland NATO allies soon

Blinken: U.S. will be able to call Sweden, Finland NATO allies...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said he is convinced the United States will be able to call Sweden and...
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