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Young businessmen take cross border training

This week, the city of Murmansk has been an assembly area for young entrepreneurs from Russia and Norway. 

New old Consul, tasks and impressions

For more than 20 years Pirko Myakikokkila has been working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland representing her country in many parts of the world. 

Press under pressure or national security?

The current version of the Russian media law restricts foreign participation to 50%, and that does not apply to printed magazines and newspapers. The proposed changes will narrow that to 20% and will relate to all media assets.

Murmansk awaits for Korean investors

Stratiy: "This is not the first meeting with South Korean partners this year, and I'm sure that the fruitful dialogue will be followed by the arrival of investors"

Marina Kovtun wins the governor elections

The Precinct Election Commissions of the Murmansk region handled almost all the 192,694 ballots cast by voters (a little over 31 % of them came to the polling stations). According to the results, Marina Kovtun gained 64.69 %

Great expectations for Murmansk as Hotel Arktika reopens its doors

The old Hotel Arktika in Murmansk was officially reopened this weekend as Azimut Hotel Murmansk. The move is seen by many as a sign of positive development in Murmansk. 

Russian and Norwegian researchers sign up for cooperation

An agreement on cooperation was signed between the Russian Geographical Society and the Norwegian research institution Akvaplan-niva.

Will fitness be 'on the house'?

The changed expounding of entrepreneurs' social duties encourages business to spend more money for sports and fitness activities of their employees. 

Yamal LNG follows the schedule

Mikhelson: The shareholders have invested more than 200 billion rubles in the project. Another 80 billion will come before the end of 2014, and no sanctions would affect our plans.

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About SIVA

SIVA IM is a Norwegian state-owned company that works out and implements innovation concepts for Norwegian companies abroad. SIVA IM’s key markets are North-West Russia, the Baltics and the Balkans. There are projects in other regions as well.

One of the important advantages of being involved in SIVA’s projects is that SIVA operates as a governmental institution that improves the status of communication and reduces communication risks for SMEs.

BarentsNova is one of SIVA’s projects aimed to share practical information with Norwegian businesses willing to explore business opportunities of the Russian North West.‏

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