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Tag: Ukraine

Bomb shelters get overdue attention

It's been decades since Norwegians and their political leaders thought much about the need for bomb shelters. They're thinking abaout it now, after Russia's...

Petro-profits raise ‘a moral dilemma’

NEW ANALYSIS: Windfall profits from Norway's oil and gas industry aren't only fueling the country's fortunes. Ordinary Norwegians, like others all over the world,...

Russian embassy at ‘Ukraine’s Square’

UPDATED: An intersection near Russia's embassy in Oslo is about to be renamed "Ukrainas plass" (Ukraine's Square). It's recently been the site of protests against...

Ukrainian refugees unusually welcome

Norway has long had strict asylum and immigration policy, but is now literally opening its arms to Ukrainian refugees and rushing to accommodate them....

No bans on politics at Holmenkollen

NEWS ANALYSIS: The contrast could hardly be greater: Norwegian athletes were warned to avoid any criticism of China's authoritarian regime or human rights violations...

Nuke plant attack akin to ‘madness’

Demand has soared in Norway for Jodix (iodine) tablets, even before news broke Friday morning of Russia's attack on Ukraine's (and Europe's) largest nuclear...

Warnings rise over weapons to Ukraine

Norway sent off a load of weapons to Ukraine on Thursday, but several researchers and a few skeptical politicians worry that it's a big mistake....

Standing ovation for Ukraine’s people

Norwegian politicians across all party lines stood up and applauded long and loud for the people of Ukraine at a special session of Parliament...

Cultural institutions light up for Ukraine

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet in Oslo is just one of the many cultural institutions around Norway literally lighting up in the colours of...

Sparks flew over ban on Russian skiers

UPDATED:Russia's war on Ukraine was unleashing sports drama in Norway this week, where World Cup competition is finally due to resume in Drammen and...

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