- Sweden’s government fell Monday morning after parliament backed a no-confidence motion with 181 votes.
- Stefan Lofven of the Social Democrats has become the first prime minister to lose power in this way.
- He has a week to announce a new election or resign.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Canada supports greater voice for Indigenous organizations on Arctic Council, Eye on the Arctic
Greenland: Greenland’s more prominent role on Arctic Council important signal to int’l community says foreign minister, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Norway & Russia update agreement to avoid dangerous aircraft, warship encounters, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Sweden seeks answers after allegations that U.S. spied on country with Denmark’s help, Radio Sweden
Russia: Return to form for Arctic Council as Russia assumes leadership from Iceland, Eye on the Arctic
United States: Putin, Biden talk Northern Sea Route, The Independent Barents Observer