Murmansk

Type: City
Name: Murmansk
Country: Russia
Latitude: 68.959999
Longitude: 33.080002
population: 319,266
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Perth-area veterans awarded Arctic Star medals after seven decade wait

News – It was a long time coming to get much deserved recognition, but the wait was worth it.One surviving serviceman and the families of four Perth-area servicemen were on hand at the Perth branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on the afternoon of Wednesday, ... [Published My Kawartha - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Norway is now shipping salmon fry direct to two Murmansk salmon farms

MOSCOW, Norway has begun the shipment of salmon fry (juvenile salmon) or smolt directly to two fish farming enterprises in the Murmansk region."Immediately after the publication of the Russian government's decision allowing smolt to be removed from the ... [Published Seafood.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia to finish construction of Arctic rescue centers in five years

SYKTYVKAR. Aug 21 (Interfax) - The construction of Arctic rescue centers will be complete in five years, Russian Deputy Emergency Situations Minister Alexander Chupriyan told reporters in Syktyvkar on Thursday."A rescue center was commissioned in Naryan-Mar ... [Published Interfax.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Barents journalist Arne Store passed away

Arne Store was one of the first Norwegian journalists to travel across the Kola Peninsula in the early 1990ies, not only to report home about news and everyday life in the Russian north, but also to establish professional relations with colleagues at ... [Published Barents Observer - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Industrial Pollution is Public Enemy Number One, Russian environmentalists tell Bellona conference

ST. PETERSBURG – Environmental activists from across Russia surrounding pollution in their respective regions and what needs to be done in order to normalize the environmental situation in Russia. They also discussed ways to improve legal mechanisms of ... [Published Bellona Foundation - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russian and Norwegian Red Cross help Ukraine refugees

As a result of the fighting in Ukraine, many people, especially in the eastern parts of the country, have fled their homes. In course of the seven first months of 2014, 2740 refugees have come to Murmansk Oblast, according to official numbers. In addition, ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russia boosting funding for fisheries, including significant investments in aquaculture

MOSCOW, Additional financing of Russian fisheries will amount to 3 billion rubles in 2015, Russian Deputy Agriculture Minister and Rosrybolovstvo director Ilya Shestakov said at a press conference in Tuesday in Moscow."This year, as part of the Agriculture ... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Murmansk opens access to Kola Bay

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree which takes the strategically important area out of the border zone regulations. The decision comes after pressure from Rosneft, which currently is using the area for operations connected with ongoing ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russia: Load of contaminated plums from Serbia detained

A quarantine pest – San Jose scale – was detected in a load of plums imported into Russia, August 13, 2014, country of origin – Serbia. It is the third detection of San Jose scales in plums imported into Murmansk from the beginning of the year. In 2010, ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Demonstration against Norway in Murmansk

“With today’s meeting we want to show that ordinary people in Murmansk also keep an eye on development of international relations and want to make its contribution to the strengthening of friendly relations with our neighbors,” said Elena Filatova, organizer ... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Navy chief: Russia resumes Arctic research after 30-year break

ST. PETERSBURG, August 19, 0:40 /ITAR-TASS/. Nine cadets of the Naval Institute set off on a round-the-world trip on Monday as members of a Baltic Fleet research vessel.The ship, Admiral Vladimirsky, with a crew of 131, including nine women, sailed off ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Experts Say Russia Ill-Equipped for HIV Fight

Volunteers handing out syringes near a Moscow pharmacy. Such programs are the preserve of NGOs in Russia.Olesya asks if her glittery hair clips are in place, if her hot pink lipstick needs reapplication.It's all she can do to detract attention from the ... [Published Moscow Times - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Russia, Drugs

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"Immediately after the publication of the Russian government's decision allowing smolt to be removed from the sanction list, Norway began shipping it to two Murmansk enterprises that raise fish" the executive director of the Fish Union, Sergei Gudkov, told Interfax
"A rescue center was commissioned in Naryan-Mar in 2013. A similar center will open in Arkhangelsk this year. There will be such centers in Murmansk and Vorkuta, too. We intend to finish the construction of rescue centers throughout the Arctic region in five years. Such facilities will be ready in the Northwestern Federal District shortly" Chupriyan said
"This year, as part of the Agriculture Ministry's budget financing, we managed to receive additional financing for the next few years, in particular, in 2015, this sum will amount to 3 billion rubles" he said
"The decision to give up tourist voyages is connected with a growing volume of freight transportations via the Northern Sea Route for which most of the icebreakers will be employed" Deputy director general of the "Atomflot"(icebreaker fleet) company Mustafa Kashka told ITAR-TASS Wednesday

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Perth-area veterans awarded Arctic Star medals ... [Published My Kawartha - 11 hours ago]
For Kara Sea oilmen, commuting is an Arctic ody... [Published Barents Observer - 12 hours ago]
Norway is now shipping salmon fry direct to two... [Published Seafood.com - 13 hours ago]
SCF Yenisey and SCF Pechora commence transporta... [Published Portnews - 18 hours ago]
Russia to finish construction of Arctic rescue ... [Published Interfax.com - 18 hours ago]
Barents journalist Arne Store passed away [Published Barents Observer - 18 hours ago]
17 Stunning Images of the Arctic Sunrise Taking... [Published Greenpeace Australia Pacific - 21 hours ago]
Industrial Pollution is Public Enemy Number One... [Published Bellona Foundation - Aug 20 2014]
RollDock storms onto the scene [Published Heavy Lift - Aug 20 2014]
Russian and Norwegian Red Cross help Ukraine re... [Published Barents Observer - Aug 20 2014]
Pacifism and patriotism in Russia [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 20 2014]
Russia boosting funding for fisheries, includin... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 20 2014]
No more voyages via Northern Sea Route needed f... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 20 2014]
Murmansk opens access to Kola Bay [Published Barents Observer - Aug 20 2014]
Russian Sea Co. faces 60% revenue decline, heav... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 20 2014]
Russia: Load of contaminated plums from Serbia ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Aug 20 2014]
The Arctic This Week August 11 - 18, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Aug 20 2014]
Tanker Anichkov Bridge is the first to transit ... [Published Portnews - Aug 20 2014]
Arctic convoy veteran, from Bramerton, receives... [Published Evening News 24 - Aug 20 2014]
The whole world is watching [Published Maui News - Aug 19 2014]
Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO [Published Soweto Urban - Aug 19 2014]
OJSC PHOSAGRO - PhosAgro Board Recommends Divid... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Aug 19 2014]
Demonstration against Norway in Murmansk [Published Barents Observer - Aug 19 2014]
Navy chief: Russia resumes Arctic research afte... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 18 2014]
War veteran honoured with Arctic Convoy medal a... [Published West Briton - Aug 18 2014]
OJSC PHOSAGRO - PhosAgro Launches PA-Cherepovet... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Aug 18 2014]
Admiral Vladimirsky Research Ship Setting Sail ... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 18 2014]
Russia's Baltic Fleet research vessel to set ou... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 18 2014]
Experts Say Russia Ill-Equipped for HIV Fight [Published Moscow Times - Aug 18 2014]
Admiral Vladimirsky on Round-the-world Voyage [Published Marine Technology News - Aug 17 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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