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The Russian View on Norway through Rose-Coloured Glasses and without Them. Pp. 32–40.

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Section: History


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Repnevsky Andrey Viktorovich, Institute of Social, Humanitarian and Political Sciences, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)


Based on the documents and press of the late 20th–early 21st century, the article provides a critical analysis of the reasons for major transformation in the Russian northerners’ views on the development of the Russian-Norwegian relations. In addition, the author presents the results of the 20-year cooperation between these countries within the Barents Euro-Arctic Region.


Kirkenes Declaration of 1993, “fish war”, median line, national interests, mutually beneficial cooperation.

The full-text version of the article can be requested through the university’s library.