Blogs

  • Thu, Aug 20, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    Figures assembled by Patchwork Barents show that the regions of Lapland and Northern Ostrobotinia in 2014 produced respectively 368 GWh and 340 GWh, a year-on-year growth of 22 percent and 47 percent respectively. That is the quickest growth in wind power generation in the whole northern...
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    The Russian Ministry of Economic Development believes economic recovery is in the pipeline and that 2016 will see a two percent growth. However, experts are sceptical with the outlooks presented by government.   Figures from the Russian Statistics Service show that the country’s economy in the...
  • Mon, Aug 17, 2015
    Submitted by Elizaveta Vassilieva
    As summer approaches its end in the Barents Region, the wedding season takes over to keep the temperature up. These are the facts you didn’t know about marriage in the Barents Region. Statistics show that people in the Barents Region tend to get married more often than people in the European Union...
  • Tue, Aug 11, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    We live in the era of information. Internet has become a part of almost every aspect of modern human life. Internet Live Stats says 37.9% of the world population were using internet in 2013. Internet World Stats is claiming that 70,5% of Europeans were using the internet in 2014.  According to the...
  • Thu, Jul 30, 2015
    Submitted by Sanja Stamenkovic
    Although Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) fell apart a couple of decades ago, many links still bind Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. Yugonostalgia is a well-known phenomenon in the Balkans, and refers to nostalgic feelings for the former union of the...

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