• Sun, May 01, 2016
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Since June 2014, crude oil price has fallen more than 70% percent on the world market. The cost of oil plunged so much that travel through the Suez Canal became unprofitable, since the voyage around the Africa became cheaper. The price of refined oil, on the other hand, is not so dependant on the...
  • Sun, Mar 27, 2016
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    The number of nights spent by Russians at tourist accommodation establishments in Barents Finland continued to decline at the beginning of 2016. Norway, on the contrary, had an increased number of guest nights by Russian visitors this year. January is usually the most popular month of the year for...
  • Wed, Mar 23, 2016
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    The flow of asylum seekers going to Barents Finland through Murmansk Oblast has stopped. In March, no refugees were registered at the Raja-Jooseppi and Salla crossing points, show statistics of the Finnish Border Guard. Migrants from the Arab countries began their journey to northern Finland last...
  • Thu, Mar 17, 2016
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    The turnover in commercial organizations in Murmansk Oblast totaled 52,306 million rubles in January 2016. The figure indicates a 7.1 percent growth compared to the same period in 2015. Murmansk Statistics Service (Murmanskstat) recently published a report about the socio-economic situation in the...
  • Wed, Mar 09, 2016
    Submitted by ArishaUl
    The birth rate of Murmansk Oblast may decrease by 43.8 percent in the next fifteen years, the Russian Federal State Statistics Service predicts. According to the population projection published by Murmanskstat, the number of newborns in the region will gradually decrease from almost nine thousand...