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Jun 30, 2016

Many journalists from the Northwest have visited the seminars of the Danish expert on infographics Ole Rode  Jensen. This June the opportunity to "pump" the knowledge and skills was given to Murmansk journalists and students of journalism. For two days the representative of the Nordic Journalism Centre, lecturer of Danish school of journalism and media told and taught how to use free and accessible data visualization tools.

Jun 30, 2016

On 16 June Brussels hosted a seminar on the Barents cooperation. Representatives of BPI Anna Kireeva and Amund Trellevik were also among speakers. The heads of the Russian and Norwegian Barents Press described the 20 years of successful collaboration in the field of media.

Jun 30, 2016

There are no blueberries or cloudberries or cranberries , or other familiar to us northern berries on the polar archipelago of Svalbard. The islands are located just a thousand miles from the North Pole and they are not very suitable for life. But over the past five centuries the Russian coast-dwellers, the Dutch, the British and the Scandinavians tried to settle there.

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Cross-border cooperation of journalists on northern latitude

Jul 5, 2010


In the north of Karelia cross-border relations of Louhsky area and Finnish sister-community of Kuusamo are well developed. It is promoted by the international customs check point of Suoperä. Journalists on either side of the border can meet and work together.


Cross-border cooperation of journalists on northern latitude

Correspondents of the regional newspaper "Pripolarye" (Karelia) and newspapers «Koillissanomat» (Finland) have developed professional and friendly contacts. Colleagues have possibility in common to cover actions of the sister-relations program of Louhsky area and the community of Kuusamo.

Finnish journalists from Kuusamo in the visit-centre of the national part Paanajarvi

  1. Finnish journalists from Kuusamo in the visit-centre of the national part Paanajarvi.

Finnish press photographer Mikko Häme is a frequent visitor in our parts. His picture stories and materials from Louhsky area tell readers of «Koillissanomat» about football matches and the national park Paanajarvi, about delphinarium by the White sea (in the diving centre in pomor village Nilmoguba). He does not forget to visit colleagues from the Louhsky municipal newspaper "Pripoljare". For me Mikko Hjame is a top-class professional and a good friend of mine who is always ready to help with a good piece of advice.

Valery Bekhterev and Mikko Häme at the Paanajarvi lake in the national park

Valery Bekhterev and Mikko Häme at the Paanajarvi lake in the national park.

Within the cross-border relations Finnish and Karelian journalists agreed to participate in the long-term project «Paths of northern Karelians». These are series of journalistic materials about the life of Karelian people, their national culture and family traditions.

Excursion with a group of Finnish colleagues on the viking boat «Nadezhda» on the Paanajarvi lake

  1. Excursion with a group of Finnish colleagues on the viking boat «Nadezhda» on the Paanajarvi lake.

Among things to tell about are history of northern national settlements of Saami and Karelians on the coast of the White Sea, ancient Karelian sports and competitions, ethnic cuisine of northern Karelians etc.

Valery Bekhterev, photographer of the newspaper "Pripolarye"


Translated by: Tatiana Polkova

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