Murmansk

Type: City
Name: Murmansk
Country: Russia
Latitude: 68.959999
Longitude: 33.080002
population: 319,266
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

IN BRIEF - Floating sensor buoy saves aqua farmers from ‘drowning’

L. Subba Rao is a resident of Bapatla in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. His aquaculture farms are located about 40 km from his village. One night in April 2010, the dissolved oxygen level in his farm could not be monitored and a change in the levels ... [Published Fish Information & Services - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Hanseatic in Northeast Passage

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ expedition ship Hanseatic has become the first non-Russian passenger ship to sail the Arctic’s Northeast Passage.On 26 August the 122.8m ship reached the northern-most point at 85°, 40.7’ north and 135°, 39.6’ east. At this latitude, ... [Published Cruiseandferry.net - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Sitting is the new smoking, so get off your bottom

A friend once called me “a fat, lazy slob”. I chose to interpret this as a compliment. Denial has always been one of my strongest superpowers.But I did start thinking seriously about health when I saw a TV report on a new sport called “base jumping”, ... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Russia says thank you to Corby veterans of Arctic Convoys

Two 93-year-old veterans of the Second World War's Arctic Convoys were presented with medals at a ceremony at the Russian Embassy in London in recognition of their courage.Eric Drayton, of Seaton Crescent, Corby, and John Morris of Chase Close, Stanion, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Iceland volcano eruption

Bardarbunga. Because of this, the country declared the highest, " red ", severity. According to meteorologists, the eruption began under the glacier Dinguskull in the Northern part of the volcanic massif Bardarbunga. According to the forecasts of the ... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Norway Sends Tanks to Latvian-Russian Border - Reports

MURMANSK, August 30 (RIA Novosti) - Norway is sending a tank battalion to the Latvian-Russian border for two-months drills, VG newspaper reported.The drills are Norway's response to NATO's request to support the allies in light of the growing activity ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

IN BRIEF - Black market fishing is killing off local stocks

Illegal fishing and a voracious black market for Gladstone's best species could be driving the decline of local fish stocks.And if there's no fish, there's no fishing - so local fishers are worried.Amateur fisherman of 30 years experience, Charles Hartridge, ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Baltic Fleet research vessel ready for Northern Sea Route

The Baltic Fleet’s “ Admiral Vladimirsky ” startet its voyage around the globe in Kronstadt on August 18 and plans to return in the end of December.The vessel will visit Murmansk, Dikson, Tiksi, Pevek, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vancouver, Corinto, Havana ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Prosecutors to Check Election Video for Inciting Hatred Against Gays

Prosecutors in Murmansk will examine a six-second campaign video featuring two lawmakers from the ruling United Russia party for evidence of incitement of hatred against homosexuals.Prosecutors said Thursday that they had received a complaint about the video, ... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Gay, Hatred, Elections, Murmansk
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Largest in Northern Russia greenhouse complex

The largest in the north of Russia greenhouse complex is being built in the Murmansk region. The investment of the construction equals 1.6 billion dollars. The complex is being constructed on an area of 5.8 hectares by means of energy-saving and other ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

United Russia Lawmakers Feature in Anti-Gay Election Video Starring 'Conchita Wurst'

Two lawmakers in the Murmansk city council representing the ruling United Russia party feature in a video depicting bearded drag-queen "Eurovision" winner Conchita Wurst in which the candidates appear to announce their "anti-gay" platform ahead of the ... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Murmanskers travel more to Norway than Finland

According to Murmansk FSB , more than 60,000 people crossed the border to Norway at Borsioglebsk border crossing point during the first seven months of 2014. 13,000 of these were non-Russians.In January-July 54,000 people crossed the Russian-Finnish border ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Norway, Finland, Murmansk

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He thinks foreign investors will be more interested in direct investment in Russian agriculture. "It will be important when the sanctions are lifted, whether this success is here to stay. Agricultural business is not the fastest in terms of growth and one shouldn’t invest in it guided by short-term market sentiment" he says
"The project also includes the establishment of an oil depot at Cape Kamenny."
on the last working dayday of the week the meteorological service of Iceland were reported volcano eruption, and announced higher, " red ", threat level, he was later demoted and flights resumed."
"Some people might say they're not as pretty as trout, but I think they're amazing" Standen said...

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IN BRIEF - Floating sensor buoy saves aqua farm... [Published Fish Information & Services - 4 hours ago]
Novoport Field, Yamal District [Published Hydrocarbons Technology - 5 hours ago]
Russia: ‘Foreign Agents’ Law Hits Hundreds Of N... [Published Eurasia Review - 20 hours ago]
Hanseatic in Northeast Passage [Published Cruiseandferry.net - 21 hours ago]
Iceland has increased the severity of the erupt... [Published RIN.ru - Aug 31 2014]
Sitting is the new smoking, so get off your bottom [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 31 2014]
Russia says thank you to Corby veterans of Arct... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Norway Sends Tanks to Latvian-Russian Border - ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 30 2014]
Photo of the Month – Hiatus [Published Greenpeace USA - Aug 29 2014]
IN BRIEF - Black market fishing is killing off ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 29 2014]
Sovcomflot reports strong first half 2014 results [Published Portnews - Aug 29 2014]
Russia: “Foreign Agents” Law Hits Hundreds of N... [Published Human Rights Watch - Aug 29 2014]
Baltic Fleet research vessel ready for Northern... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 29 2014]
Iceland volcano eruption [Published RIN.ru - Aug 29 2014]
Started a volcanic eruption Bardarbunga in Iceland [Published RIN.ru - Aug 29 2014]
Prosecutors to Check Election Video for Incitin... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 29 2014]
Largest in Northern Russia greenhouse complex [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 28 2014]
Hapag-Lloyd's Hanseatic Sets Northeast Passage ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Aug 28 2014]
United Russia Lawmakers Feature in Anti-Gay Ele... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 28 2014]
U.S. Empireâs Bumpy Ride [Published Market Oracle - Aug 27 2014]
Surveys of K-159 have started [Published Barents Observer - Aug 27 2014]
Obituary: George Murdoch, Arctic convoy hero, 90 [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 26 2014]
Russia Playing Politics With Alleged Submarine ... [Published USNI - Aug 26 2014]
MTS introduces paid option for quicker call cen... [Published Telecompaper - Aug 26 2014]
Murmanskers travel more to Norway than Finland [Published Barents Observer - Aug 26 2014]
Ageing reactors could get another service life ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 25 2014]
Russia: Sharp increase of mushroom and pepper p... [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 25 2014]
Russian Western Military District Troops Learni... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 25 2014]
Emissions from Russia’s nickel industry increases [Published Barents Observer - Aug 25 2014]
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The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Aug 20 2014]
The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 By Kevin Casey , Maura Farrell , Doris Friedrich , Seth Myers and Caitlin Del Sole , August 20, 2014 TATW is back in action after our annual summer siesta! Welcome back dear readers, and thanks for joining ...
Fourteen years since Kursk sank environmentalis... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 13 2014]
Today, August 14, marks the 14 year anniversary of the sinking of the Kursk nuclear submarine, which went down after an explosion in a torpedo during Northern Fleet exercises in 2001, killing all 188 crew members on board despite the offers of numerous ...
The Weekend Off – News You Missed [Published The Mudflats - Aug 04 2014]
Alaska ADN – BP settles over Prudhoe Bay spills BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. has reached a proposed $450,000 settlement to resolve federal and state pollution violations in the Greater Prudhoe Bay unit. The settlement covers four oil discharges ...
Greenpeace Protest Ship Departs Russia 10 Month... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 01 2014]
The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departs from Murmansk, Russia, August 1, 2014. Photo (c) Dmitri Sharomov/Greenpeace A Greenpeace ship has departed Russia more than 10 months after it was arrested by Russian authorities during a high profile protest ...
Return of the Arctic Sunrise [Published Greenpeace news - Aug 01 2014]
Those last days on the Arctic Sunrise in September 2013, gave me one of my most precious memories. That might sound odd to you: armed men with balaclavas abseiling down from a helicopter and holding some of the crew at gunpoint; unable to communicate ...
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