“I hate russians!” – Norwegian consul throws Russophobic tantrum at Murmansk hotel — RT EN

The Norwegian consul caused a scandal at a Murmansk hotel after being asked to wait for her room to be cleaned. She yelled at the hotel clerk and declared in obscene language that she “hates Russians”. The incident is now making waves. A Norwegian diplomat’s Russophobic tantrum in a Murmansk hotel has sparked a diplomatic […]

For Europe’s energy security? – Norwegian government ends strike by oil and gas workers — RT EN

In the worst case, the planned escalation of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers’ strike on Tuesday would have meant that European countries such as Belgium and the United Kingdom would have received no Norwegian natural gas as of Saturday. The Norwegian government has intervened to end an energy sector strike that had affected […]

Strike by Norwegian gas workers puts additional strain on energy markets — RT DE

Russian supplies had plummeted due to sanctions, some countries’ unwillingness to pay in rubles and the EU’s desire to divest Russian energy – now compounded by a Norwegian strike. Norwegian oil and gas workers at state-owned energy company Equinor have gone on strike after demanding wage increases to offset rising inflation. This reached 5.7 percent […]

Norwegian land blockade of Russian settlement on Svalbard — RT EN

An analysis by Joe Bessemer The Norwegian government has imposed a blockade against Russians living on the island of West Spitsbergen. The Spitsbergen archipelago is officially controlled by Norway, but has a special status under international law. Its territory and coastal waters are a treaty demilitarized zone. Russia has three settlements on Spitsbergen: the active […]