• Tue, Oct 13, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    On August 27th, 2015 Western Balkans Summit took place in Vienna. European institutions announced 200 million euro grant for co-financing 10 energy and transportation projects. The total value of the projects is estimated to be around 600 million euros. This infrastructure projects will only...
  • Thu, Oct 08, 2015
    Submitted by Gleb Yarovoy
    According to the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda ("Komsomol Truth"), all five subregions of the Russian Barents are in the top ten most drinking regions in Russia. In fact, data from the Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulation and Rosstat shows that volumes of purchased alcoholic drinks in the...
  • Mon, Oct 05, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Life expectancy is defined as an average number of years a person would live if mortality rates remain constant in the future. Average life expectancy for persons born between 2010 and 2013 in the whole world is 71 years, according to the World Population Prospects. The figures for the each country...
  • Wed, Sep 30, 2015
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    When it comes to participation in parliamentary elections in the Barents Region, Sweden takes first place. According to statistics from Patchwork Barents, the latest elections to the national, regional and local legislative assemblies in Sweden had a voter turnout over eighty percent, which is...
  • Fri, Sep 18, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    Figures from regional statistical office Murmanskstat, the regional branch office of federal Rosstat, show that regional fishery processing facilities the first six months of 2015 produced 19,3 thousand tons, 13 percent less than in the same period 2014, BarentsObserver reports. The weak results...