Russia and Norway

Norway introduces new set of anti-Russia sanctions

Norway introduces new set of anti-Russia sanctions

Norway has adopted a new package of sanctions against Russia, which includes 30 Russian citizens and seven entities, the press service of the Norwegian government announced on Friday. "Once again we are acting in concert with the …

Norway may be closed for Russian tourists

Norway may be closed for Russian tourists

The Norwegian government has decided to tighten control on the border with Russia, it is possible to impose a ban on entry for Russians, the Kingdom's Ministry of Justice said on Friday. "If necessary, we will quickly close the …

Norway joins latest package of anti-Russian sanctions

Norway joins latest package of anti-Russian sanctions

Oslo joined the seventh package of anti-Russian sanctions that the European Union introduced on July 21. This statement of the country's Foreign Ministry is published on the Norwegian government's website. "The sanctions …

Norway imposes new sanctions on Russia

Norway imposes new sanctions on Russia

Norway is joining the sixth package of EU sanctions on Russia, the kingdom’s Foreign Ministry said on its website on Friday. "We support the European Union in imposing sanctions against Russia in order to put pressure on the …

Norway shuts borders, ports to Russian goods

Norway shuts borders, ports to Russian goods

Norway will close its borders and ports to Russian trucks and ships, joining sanctions imposed by the European Union, the Norwegian foreign ministry said on Friday. Russian fishing vessels, which often land their catch at ports in …

Turkey and Norway to start open skies flights over Russia

Turkey and Norway to start open skies flights over Russia

Norwegian and Turkish inspectors will conduct an aerial surveillance flight over the territory of Russia under the Treaty on Open Skies between May 29 and June 2, the head of Russia's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergei …

Norway raises terror threat level

Norway raises terror threat level

Norway's intelligence services have raised the national terror threat level, after a homemade bomb was found in the centre of Oslo.

Statoil admits anti-Russian sanctions hurt its business

Statoil admits anti-Russian sanctions hurt its business

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil admitted that anti-Russian sanctions seriously damaged its business in Russia. It doubts that it will be able to implement the projects launched in the country, company's annual report says. …