Dear reader. The Nordic democracies are under pressure, writes the Editor-in-Chief. The week is otherwise characterized by security policy, with hints of the fisheries and an insight into what happens when Longyearbyen stops coal production on Svalbard.
In Norway, the attacks are coming from the political establishment.
Increased intelligence threat
The intelligence threat from Russia increases, and the Chief of Police in Nordland asks the business sector of Northern Norway to wake up.
Last week, the Commander of The Norwegian Joint Headquarters visited the Governor of Svalbard to show a stronger presence.
Fishing and shipping
Journalist Hilde-Gunn Bye has checked on the fishing industry in Northern Norway and reports that there is almost a line to work on the fishing boats of the Nergård fishery group. The situation is the opposite in the fishing industry on land (Norwegian only).
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Wishing you all the best for the weekend on behalf of the editorial staff,
Trine Jonassen, News Editor