Nov 26, 2015
At the working meeting of members of the International Board of Barents Press in Saariselkä, in the cottage owned by the Union of journalists of Finland, there is no Internet. And for quite a long time there was no TV. And other forms of communication. Journalists must break from information talking, reading, sitting by the fireplace, sweating in the sauna and diving into the icy river.
Nov 17, 2015

The festival of documentary films and television programs "Northern Character-2015" will be held 26-28 November in Murmansk at several cultural and artistic sites involving in its orbit people of different ages, occupations and interests.


Oct 29, 2015

The Russian legislation on mass media is becoming tougher and more extensive.  How can journalists and media work under the circumstances – this was in the focus of discussion at the seminar the Center  for Defense of Rights of Journalists and Media (project Barents Press – ed.) held in Murmansk.

Dec 20, 2014

BPI board meeting in Levy

Nov 13, 2010

In Levy (Finland) on 30 October there took place a regular board meeting of Barents Press International. The crucial point was: the annual meeting of Barents Press International in 2011.


Participants discussed important Russian Barents Press issues: BPI Web-site financial support, funding of which has already finished at the end of October, new project of international Barents Mediasphere collaboration, idea of carrying Internet seminars, so called webinars.

The sorrowful situation of Kola radio in Lovozero was also discussed – there were enough people and investment to keep the radio working, but still it doesn’t work.

National boardd of Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden presented reports concerning the previous year work and the next year projects.

It was agreed that the following annual Barents Press international meeting will take place in Levy from 5 till 8 May in 2011. The agenda and topics of the reports will be detailed, but it's already known that journalists will be taken to the gold-mine situated not far from Levy.


Olga Shcherbakova, BP board member,

nwspaper «2х2», Apatity, Murmansk area


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