- Nordic Day, the 23rd of March, is celebrated after a year of border closures and division.
- Bertel Haarder, president of the Nordic council, tells Radio Sweden political leaders should do more for people who live close to or cross the Nordic borders.
- Johan Strang at the Centre for Nordic Studies calls the Covid crisis “an alarm-bell that showed that Nordic cooperation was not functioning as well as we thought”.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Russian hypersonic ‘Dagger’ demands rethink of North American defences, experts say, Eye on the Arctic
Iceland: Iceland & UK sign agreement to boost security, defence cooperation, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Norway absent from massive US-led multinational drill in Europe next year, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Russia’s top general indirectly confirms Arctic deployment of Kinzhal missile, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Swedish Security Police says there are increasing threats against Sweden, Radio Sweden
United States: NORAD modernization to dominate agenda of Canada-U.S. defence relations, experts say, Eye on the Arctic