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News round-up: Norway’s response to Russia’s war on Ukraine

NOTE TO READERS: Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, and the consequences for Norway and the rest of Europe are enormous. The following rundown...

17th of May stages a ‘non-political’ comeback after Corona

After two years of Corona cancellations, millions of Norwegians were ready to celebrate their cherished Constitution Day on the 17th of May again. Record...

Norway hails ‘historic’ NATO expansion

UPDATED: Finland and Sweden will be welcomed into NATO with open arms by their neighbouring Norwegians. There's broad support in Norway for both Finland's...

Ukrainian crew avoided Murmansk

Twelve Ukrainian crew members working on a ship bound for Murmansk feared being detained by Russian officials upon arrival. They were thus allowed to...

Thousands hailed solidarity

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians turned out all over the country on Sunday to hail freedom, democracy and solidarity at workers' traditional May 1st...

Russia expels Norwegian diplomats

Three Norwegian diplomats working at Norway's embassy in Moscow have been declared unwelcome in Russia. Their looming expulsion comes as a response to Norway's...

Norway will welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is ready to welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO, after both countries indicated interest in applying to join the...

More weapons sent to Ukraine

Norway has gone along with pleas from the Ukrainian government to send more weapons to help fend off Russia's latest attacks. This time Norway...

Refugees face poor conditions

The numbers of Ukrainian refugees arriving in Norway declined during the Easter holidays, allowing police to catch up on refugee registration and shorten long...

Putin’s ‘ruthlessness’ fires up Norwegian defense

Norway's Andøya Air Base, located at the tip of a stratregically important island in the north, is due to reopen as a permanent base...

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