On December 28, 2020, information about the loss of the ship “Onega” was received in the control room of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Murmansk region.
Two fishermen on the Yamal Peninsula were riding their snowmobiles on frozen sea ice when the ice collapsed under their snowmobiles. With luck they could be saved.
For decades, people have been puzzling at Christmas over where Santa Claus lives and works. Greenland Travel has the answer.
Another COVID-positive station member was reported at a second Chilean station.
At the Chilean Antarctic station Bernardo O’Higgins, 36 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Things are progressing rapidly with OneWeb – 36 satellites have already been put back into orbit and will be operational in the Arctic for the first time from December 2021.
Astronomer Augustine Lofthouse lives on a research station in the Arctic. A few days earlier, all employees left the station because of the news of an environmental disaster.
The administration on Svalbard will be given a gender-neutral name and will be called “Sysselmester” as of July 1st next year.
In Longyearbyen, a new cemetery is to be built near the church and will be open for urn graves from 2022.
The indigenous peoples in the Russian Arctic suffer massively, but unnoticed by the world public, under the prevailing COVID pandemic.
Nunavut has survived the hotest COVID phase after a two-week lockdown, but there is no all-clear yet, especially in Arviat.
Fearing that they will not get a grip on the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greenland has ordered a stop of all flights between Copenhagen and Kangerlussuaq before Christmas.
The number of COVID cases in the affected areas of Nunavut is rising at a slightly slower rate, but continues to rise.
The first phase of offshore research as part of the trans-Arctic cable link has been completed.
In Nunavut, 70 cases of COVID-19 have occurred within a few days and have led the region into a lockdown.
Anadyr and the village of Ugolnyye Kopi, where the airport is located, are separated by the estuary. An aerial cable car should bring relief.
Despite all efforts and measures, the Sars-CoV2 virus has now reached the hitherto untouched regions of Nunavut in the Arctic and the Falkland Islands.
On Saturday, the last landmine from the 1982 Falklands conflict will be blown up near Stanley in a ceremony.
Greenlandic movies have been inspiring audiences around the world for decades. That’s why TELE-POST is dedicating a whole new series of stamps to this topic.
The suspicion of misappropriation of government funds in the expansion of military installations in the Arctic has now been confirmed by a Moscow court.
The Natural History Museum of South Georgia opens its doors to the public virtually due to COVID and lack of visitors.
High Speed Internet for Nowaya Zemlya. It will be easier for the population to contact the Russian mainland.
The Russian census has already begun in several regions of the Far East. This was antedated in hard-to-reach areas.
The world’s largest sailing ship, the “Sedov”, currently sits in Murmansk. The ship took off from Vladivostok for a trans-Arctic expedition.