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.
STATEMENT FROM BARENTS PRESS INTERNATIONAL, CONCERNING THE RESTRICTION OF BARENTSOBSERVERS' EDITORIAL FREEDOM
Days of Norway in Murmansk
Days of Norway 2010 is a joint project of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Norway in Murmansk and Pikene på Broen company.
On the program: Arctic Nomad exhibition, joint concert of Duolva Duottar (Norway) and Nogu svelo! (Рrussia), puppet show after Erlend Lu's fairy-tale “Knut and Fish”, films by Knut Erik Jensen and other events.
Pikene på Broen invites journalist to the press-conference about Days of Norway in Murmansk.
More information is available in Russian and at www.murmanout.ru
Translated by Tatiana Polkova