Norway joins EU sanctions against Russia

Norway sanctioned Russia and dropped RT and Sputnik ban Sanctions will have 'far-reaching consequences' for Norwegian businesses in the eastern Finnmark region bordering Russia, Norwegian Foreign Ministry says Norway has joined part of the sanctions against Russia introduced by the European Union. These are three packages of restrictive measures approved…

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America’s battle lines against Russia are being drawn in the icy Arctic. Stuck in the middle, Norway is now NATO’s nuclear shield

Follow RT on By Glenn Diesen, Professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway and an editor at the Russia in Global Affairs journal. Follow him on Twitter @glenn_diesen Norway is hardly a major power player on the international stage. But, with the Arctic theatre increasingly playing host to a standoff between the…

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Deadly bow-and-arrow attack in Norway likely linked to mental illness, suspect kept in psychiatric institution – police

Follow RT on Mental illness remains the main driver behind the deadly bow-and-arrow attack in Norway, police have said. While the suspect is being held in a psychiatric institution, other motives, including terrorism, have not been ruled out. “We work with several hypotheses. They are weakened and strengthened during the…

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Canada vows to resettle 20,000 Afghans, including embassy staff & aid workers, amid fears of Taliban reprisals

Follow RT on The Canadian government has pledged to evacuate and resettle 20,000 Afghans, including women, aid workers and diplomatic staff, citing concerns about Taliban reprisals as the militant group overruns cities across Afghanistan. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced the move on Friday, telling reporters that Ottawa would do its…

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Hungary demands money Norway ‘owes’ after Nordic nation suspends financial aid over NGO funding row

Follow RT on Hungary’s government has criticized Norway after the Nordic country announced on Friday that it will refuse to pay €220 million ($259 million) in financial aid, due to Budapest’s failure to resolve a disagreement over NGO funding. Earlier, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that Hungary had…

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‘No good reason’: Norway beach handball stars vent frustrations after being slapped with fines for not wearing bikini bottoms

Follow RT on Two stars from Norway’s women beach handball team appeared on British television to explain the furor that has surrounded their decision to wear shorts at the recent European Championships as opposed to bikini bottoms. Tonya Lurstaad and Julia Bird both featured on the popular ‘Lorraine’ program on…

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Norway to pay compensation for AstraZeneca side effects as patients who suffered from Pfizer & Moderna watch and wait

Follow RT on At least three claims over serious side effects of Oxford-made vaccine AstraZeneca have been upheld in Norway, resulting in financial compensation. Dozens more are expecting a ruling in connection with coronavirus-jab reactions. The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE) will make payments to three applicants badly…

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‘When will the Faroe Islands vote?’ Norway votes against Qatar World Cup boycott despite concerns over ‘human rights abuses’

Follow RT on Football bosses in Norway have voted overwhelmingly against a boycott of the controversial Qatar World Cup, shunning a motion brought about over “people dying in the name of football” and “abominable” conditions for workers. Norway superstar Erling Haaland, who is expected to sign for top suitors for…

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