Russian Supreme Court upholds FSB ban on Barents Observer Editor Thomas Nilsen

Eye on the Arctic editor’s note: The Independent Barents Observer is part of the Eye on the Arctic circumpolar news partnership.

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Russia’s Lefortovo prison: a haunting song from the Barents region

Vladimir Martynenko from Murmansk used to tour neighbouring Scandinavia with Russian ballades about faith and love. He was arrested and

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Russia charges former Norwegian border inspector with espionage

Norwegian officials keep silent about Frode Berg’s alleged connections with the military intelligence service. Frode Berg’s Norwegian lawyer Brynjulf Risnes

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