• Tue, May 19, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    Norwegian company Norterminal and its subsidiary Norterminal Floating Storage AS will soon be able to handle up to six million ton of Russian oil at its ship-to-ship facility in a fjord outside Kirkenes, Norway. In an application to the Norwegian Environment Agency, the company seeks permission for...
  • Mon, May 18, 2015
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    Today the Norwegian oil industry has found itself in a deep crisis, and statistics of Patchwork Barents is the proof of this. The latest data shows that black gold production in the kingdom has reduced twice over the last 15 years. “The Norwegian Fairytale” started with discovering of first oil...
  • Wed, May 13, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Amongst the many regions of the Patchwork Balkan (NUTS3 regions of Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia) with numerous historical landmarks and major economic impact, Bulgarian seaside regions were the most visited regions by foreigners in 2013.  Bulgarian coastline is 378 km long. Sandy beaches...
  • Thu, Apr 30, 2015
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    In 2015 Russia became the 64th happiest country in the world and improved its place in the rank by four positions compared to 2013. Meanwhile some Nordic countries, on the contrary, lost their status as the most welfare ones, shows the latest World Happiness report. But does it really mean that...
  • Thu, Apr 16, 2015
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    As the rouble continues to strengthen its presence on the exchange market, Russian tourists return to travelling abroad. In March 2015, the Consulate General of Finland in Saint-Petersburg recieved twice as many visa applications as in the beginning of the year. Head of the visa department, Kari...