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Moscow complains about drone arrests in Norway

The Norwegian ambassador to Russia was called in on the carpet in Moscow on Monday, to listen to Russian complaints about how Russian citizens...

Russia accuses Norway of ruining relations

A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry lashed out at Norway on Wednesday, claiming that officials in Oslo are "on a destructive course" towards...

Police want to keep Russian drone operators in custody

Courts in both northern and western Norway are being asked to extend the custody of Russians arrested recently for flying drones and using them...

Another Russian arrested, PST to coordinate probes

Norway's state prosecutor has asked police intelligence agency PST to take on  "centralized responsibility" for the investigations into a rash of illegal drone activity...

Drone drama sparks security warnings

Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl is urging all Norwegians to be on high alert and report any suspicious activity to police, as unidentified drones...

Northern Norway called a ‘test lab’ for Russian threats

The police chief in Norway's northernmost county of Finnmark thinks Russia has been using the area for years as a "test laboratory" for threats...

Prime minister links drones over Norway to ‘hybrid threats’

Norwegian police and military were busy again this week investigating more unidentified drones seen flying over critical energy infrastructure. After a Russian man was...

Svalbard Tourism Council excludes Russian member

Claiming it was "no longer possible to remain passive about the warfare in Ukraine," the Svalbard Tourism Council voted this week to cut ties with...

Sanctions snarl ship’s sailings

While Norway's coastal shipping and cruise line Hurtigruten has been plagued by Corona virus-related problems, its new domestic competitor is caught up in trouble...

Locals feed stranded Russian truckers

An unusual spring snowstorm has stranded nearly 30 Russian trucks and their drivers in Kvænangen, Northern Norway, known for its sometimes treacherous weather. Since...

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