Patchwork Stories

  • 11/21/2014
    Atle Staalesen, BarentsObserver.com
    Despite improved road standards, lethal car accidents continue to haunt travellers in the Barents Region. The number of death collisions in higher in 2014 compared with the previous year. Talking to her regional government this month, Murmansk Governor Marina Kovtun expressed major concern about the high number of people killed on regional roads....
  • 11/19/2014
    Elizaveta Vassilieva, Barents Secretariat
    Higher education is becoming an increasingly common trend in the Barents Region, BarentsObserver reports. In the last twenty-three years (1990-2013), the average rate of higher education attainment in the Barents Region has almost doubled itself. The highest rate of tertiary education attainment can be found among the population of Västerbotten,...