Blog – Reflecting on Arctic development while trekking across Central Asia

Nearly five years ago, I wrote a post comparing the Arctic and Central Asia. Though at first glance the regions don’t seem

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Blog – Walking around Murmansk under the midnight sun

Last week, I recounted my overland journey with thirty-some colleagues from Kirkenes, Norway to Murmansk, Russia. The five-hour road trip

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Population dropping in Northwestern Russia

Arkhangelsk and Murmansk Oblasts are the part of the Barents region with sharpest drop in population, while both Northern Sweden

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