Downing of MH17

Pictures from the scene after the downing of Malaysian Air MH17 in Eastern Ukraine last week.
The downing happened in rebel held territory in the war raging between Pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian army.

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The wedding of Jonas and Anna

Pictures from Jonas and Anna’s wedding in Risør, Norway.

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A slice of Russia in Norway

A story from Barentsburg in Svalbard, Norway published in The New York Times.
The small town has only a population of 500 and has a majority of Ukrainian coal miners. They come there to the Arctic for the high wages and a secure lifestyle.

BARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Story by Andrew Higgins. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Story by Andrew Higgins. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Workers in the coal mine. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Workers in the coal mine. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. Director of the mine, Trust Arktikugol (R) Nikolai Mikitenko. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Story by Andrew Higgins. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Story by Andrew Higgins. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Workers tear down old building ot make room for new. CREDIT: Kyrre LienBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. The local school. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. The local school. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Our goal: communismCREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York TimesBARENTSBURG, SVALBARD - JUNE 02, 2014In the Russian coal town of Barentsburg in Svalbard they are now seeking for tourist. The arctic town is mainly populated by ukrainian miners. Story by Andrew Higgins. CREDIT: Kyrre Lien for The New York Times

Across Norway

Two years ago i cycled across Norway on a bike – from Nordkapp to Lindesnes. 2940 kilometers in three weeks. Now the story has been published in VG:

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The breakaway republic

A story from the breakaway republic of Transnistria in Moldova, a time travel back to the Soviet Union. It can also be Russia’s next target, NATO fears.

Read the whole story here.

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