A Norwegian naval officer was found guilty on Monday and sentenced to a two-month suspended jail sentence for negligence leading up to the 2018 collision between a warship he commanded and an oil tanker in which the military vessel sank. Building a replacement for the lost Helge Ingstad frigate would
A record number of super-rich Norwegians are abandoning Norway for low-tax countries after the centre-left government increased wealth taxes to 1.1%. More than 30 Norwegian billionaires and multimillionaires left Norway in 2022, according to research by the newspaper Dagens Naeringsliv. This was more than the total number of super-rich people
TRONDHEIM, Norway (2/20/23) – Celebrating one-half century of training together last week, Norway and the Minnesota National Guard further strengthened ties by formally pairing in the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program. The addition of Norway to the 30-year-old, 100-nation security cooperation program adds a Nordic country with
Sami in Norway are also awaiting an official report aimed at correcting past wrongs from a state commission named for what it’s seeking: truth and reconciliation. It’s due this summer, after a lengthy investigation into how Norwegian- and church authorities tried for generations to strip the Sami of their own
Forsvarsministeren, statsministeren og finansministeren fortalde om innkjøpet i dag. Forsvarssjefen anbefalte ikkje dette, men er i dag positiv til antalet. Regjeringa har planlagt for å kjøpe inn fleire nye stridsvogner, sjølv om forsvarssjefen ikkje anbefalte dette. Kor mange stridsvogner dei ville kjøpe, og kva typar har ikkje vore kjent før
For years, Maja Kristine Jåma and the Sámi community in Fovsen-Njaarke have been at odds with the Norwegian state over the decision to construct wind turbines in an area crucial for their reindeer herding. In October 2021, the Supreme Court in Norway unanimously ruled that the wind power plant, now
Arctic Dolphin is an annual military exercise focused on the annual submarine commander course. It involves the participation of Norwegian and allied military ships and aircraft and takes place in the North Sea off the coast of Bergen and in areas between Stord and Sognefjorden. The exercise is important for
Å snakke om fred i Ukraina i dag er upopulært (ellers hvordan kan de enorme globale militærutgiftene rettferdiggjøres), vanskelig (nesten alle rapporter om krigens årsaker og situasjonen ved fronten er subjektive), og til og med farlig (man blir fort stemplet som Putin-tilhenger). Men vi må våge å snakke om fred!