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​Russia to build heavy-duty radar station near Murmansk

Russia is to install a heavy-duty radar station near Murmansk, not far from the border with Finland and Norway, to warn of potential missile strikes, according to Sergei Boyev, chief executive of the holding company that will construct it. 532 more words


New Series

The Abbeydale Exhibition is up until December 31st, I have 5 paintings in a show in Rotherham, and an affordable art fair and exhibition to curate at the end of November, and a commission. 113 more words

What does the sudden closure of Canada's only Arctic deepwater port mean for Arctic shipping?

Arctic shipping is not off to a good start this season.

On July 25, the privately owned management company, Omnitrax, announced that it was shutting down the Port of Churchill, giving some 40 workers the dreaded two-week notice. 1,558 more words


NORWAY (Part 2) - June 2011

Shades of Russian Grey

After several picturesque ports along the Norwegian coast, our vessel docked in the Russian port of Murmansk.

Reputedly the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, Murmansk is set amongst a beautiful natural landscape which includes a deep harbour and wooded hills which roll away to the south. 1,603 more words

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