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Tensions on Svalbard between Russians and Norwegians

October 2, 2023

The war in Ukraine is heightening tensions between Russians and Norwegians living on Svalbard. A 1920 treaty has so far allowed the populations to live together peacefully.

von Nahmen Alexandra Kommentarbild App
Alexandra von Nahmen DW’s Brussels Bureau Chief, focusing on trans-Atlantic relations, security policy, counterterrorism