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
The Year of Adventures in Norway
TV-21 from Murmansk and Norwegian company Medvind Media AS have started a unique joint project-serial. During the year young people from different countries are taught to sail in a folk school Malanger in Troms county. The presentation of the project took place in Murmansk.
Katya Kulyasova, the participant of “The Year of Adventures in Norway”“The year in Norway has changed my consciousness…”,
said the eighteen year old Katya Kulyasova from Murmansk. “I want my followers to spend the very same happy year in Norway.”
The girl has an exciting experience to remember, though there were hardships and owing the physical exercise she injured her foot. However, she came to a festive event with a bandaged foot.
Cooperation will be continued
Svetlana Soldatova, TV-21, Murmansk and John Arvid Berger Medvind Media AS, Tromsø
The project coordinator from the Norwegian side John Arvid Berger is happy with the relationships with TV-21. In particular he mentioned great enthusiasm of the Russian company head Svetlana Soldatova.
Svetlana is also satisfied with the partnership and said that from the 17th of January it is going to start “The Year of Adventures in Norway” series about Katya and her friends which will be shown on TV-21 in “Nashe utro” programm. Next time there will be chosen Russian boys and girls who will be the characters of new series.