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

Visit of Foreign Press Association to Murmansk

Sep 16, 2010

15 journalists from Norway, Sweden, Sri Lanka, France, USA and other countries visited Murmansk Region. “ A lot of things has happened in Murmansk since I was there the last time and Teriberka was quite an experience!”, says Björn Lindahl from Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden.



Foreign Press Association members stop in Nikel.

FPA is an association for foreign correspondents in Norway, aiming to facilitate the work of foreign journalists. It organizes meetings with key politicians, business leaders and other newsmakers, as well as press trips and social events.

Open to all journalists covering Norway for international media, the FPA currently has about 75 members.

Journalists started their Murmansk trip in Kirkenes, than crossed the Russian boarder and visited town Nikel.

Jonas Karlsbakk from the Norwegian Barents- secretariat guided them in the Murmansk Region.  The travelling seminar was devoted to the new opportunities for cooperation in the Barents Region with the regard of Shtokman project development, fishery and   mining industry.
The trip was organized by the Norwegian Barents-secretariat in cooperation with Murmansk regional journalist union and Barents Press.

Elena Larionova

Photo: Björn Lindahl

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