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The annual conference will be joined by the multimedia project "My poet" from Petrozavodsk. Every participant of the meeting has an opportunity to recite poems in his/her native language via Skype.

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On Friday morning, April 18, Vladimir Zhirinovsky LDPR party leader responding to a question of correspondent agency "Russia Today" began shouting insults at her. Lady journalist asked about possibility Russia to introduce retaliatory sanctions on Ukraine's ban on the entry of Russians. After that Zhirinovsky began to insult the colleagues who stood up for her.

Apr 17, 2014

Editor of the popular Karelian weekly TVR-panorama brought an action againstthe Prosecutor's office arguing issued to the newspaper warning for publishing pieces of personal correspondence in which they discuss the events in the Crimea on the website of the newspaper.  

Feb 5, 2014
 

BPI annual meeting is postponed

Apr 15, 2010


Barents Press annual meeting in Bodø must be cancelled this weekend. This is of course due to the dust-cloud over most of Scandinavia and northwestern Russia. The Norwegian minister of transport just said that there will be no air traffic in Norway tomorrow Friday. That means that most of our guests and delegates will not be able to reach Bodø.

We very much regret the situation, and we have no other choice than to postpone the conference. We have informed national delegations of this decision. We will inform the Norwegian guests.
Robert will call us for a telephone conference for the BPI board tomorrow Friday (preferably in the afternoon) so that we can discuss new dates for the conference. The hotel here in Bodø have given us two alternative dates: May 21.-23. and June 11.-13. We have to decide on that preferably tomorrow or as soon as possible.

Kindly,
Arne Egil, BP Norway chairman

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