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Latest war news round-up: Military tracks Russian ships

NOTE TO READERS: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year has had enormous consequences for the rest of Europe, also for Norway. The following rundown...

Norway joins tank defense for Ukraine, as debate flies over tanks at home

The Norwegian government finally confirmed Wednesday evening that it would join NATO allies in sending some of its 36 Leopard 2A4 battle tanks to...

Questions rise around Russian deserter

UPDATED: A Russian deserter who was picked up by Norwegian soldiers on patrol along Norway's border earlier this month is now facing lots of...

Russian mercenary taken into custody

Police in Oslo have now officially arrested Andrei Medvedev, a young Russian man who fled to Norway after deserting the Wagner group, a St...

Russian Wagner defector ‘in secret location’

A young Russian man who fled over the border to Northern Norway late last week has officially filed for asylum and is now living...

Russian mercenary flees to Norway

Police in Norway's northern region of Finnmark arrested a man in the middle of the night on Friday, and charged him with illegally crossing...

‘High priority’ for defense, as tensions and potential threats rise

As Russia's war on Ukraine grows even more bloody, concerns also keep rising in Norway over its own defense. A recent rash of potential...

Ringing alarms ‘just a drill’

With tensions high since Russia invaded one of its neighbouring countries, Norwegian media found it important to send out reassuring messages that civil defense...

Tears and a standing ovation for Nobel Peace Prize winners

All three hard-pressed representatives of human rights organizations in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine were standing tall in Norway on Saturday, after accepting their joint...

Stoltenberg sees no basis for peace talks with Putin

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was back home in Norway this week, but busy making the rounds of local news broadcasts, an appearance at...

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