Sep 30, 2015

Press release, Kirkenes, Murmansk, Luleå, Oulu, September 29th 2015

On Monday 28th of September, Thomas Nilsen was fired from his position as chief editor of the online news site BarentsObserver by the owners of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, the three Northern Norwegian county administrations.


Jun 18, 2015


Mar 18, 2015
More than a hundred journalists from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia are to meet tomorrow in the city of Oulu, Finland, to discuss their professional matters, to consider the development processes in the Barents region and just to have friendly talks.
Dec 20, 2014

New oil and gas journalistic course

Mar 19, 2010

Journalists from Barents Russia are invited to send applications for the course «Oil and gas development is the main perspective of the North». Nine chosen participants will go to a study trip to Norway from 28 April to 7 May, 2010.

This will be the fourth course for journalists devoted to the peculiarities of such topics as «Big oil». The course will be held by Norwegian «Consult Inform» centre and Barents Press with the support of Norway MFA and «Statoil» company.

The participants will visit the cities connected with sea oil deposit exploration in Hammerfest, Stavanger and the capital of Norway - Oslo.

The course leader is Elnar Seljevold, «Consult Inform». The programme organizer is Elena Larionova, Barents Press.

All the expenses are provided by the organizers of the seminar.

Journalists writing on the gas and oil topic from Murmansk, Arkhangelsk region, Komi Republic and Nenets Autonomous District are welcome.

Deadline is April 2, 2010.

More detailed information and application form is evaluable in English.

Elena Larionova

Translated by Irina Bykova.

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