“I think that there’s actually a great deal of cooperation between Russia and Alaska or Chukotka and Alaska that we’re often not aware of,” The Executive Director of The Institute of the North, Nils Andreassen remarked.
Cooperation across the Bering Strait was strengthened when the US and Russia signed a joint wildlife agreement.
Sivoy Miklahook is only authorized to be in Russia through mid-November. Now, people are scrambling to bring him home while grappling with the complexities of international travel across the Bering Strait.
Visa-free travel for Alaska Natives with ties across the Bering Strait has been reinstated after being banned for over three years.
North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower says supporting these gatherings of Inuit people are critical for cultural exchange and preserving kinship.
Protesters previously opposed to Shell Oil’s Chukchi exploratory drilling continue opposition as ExxonMobil prepares for summer seismic testing on the Russian side of the Bering Strait.
From our studio annex’s construction to special broadcasting awards to a Russian cultural trip, it’s been an exceptional year at our radio mission.
News director Laureli Kinneen was able to take advantage of an incredible opportunity this fall: to report, on location, from an international conference in Anadyr (AH-nuh-deer),…
June 13, 1988 KNOM volunteer Claire Richardson is Alaska’s pool radio reporter on a precedent-setting trip to Provideniya, USSR, traveling on the historic Alaska Airlines 737…
It’s been an interesting week in the KNOM news room. The blog title kind of says it all: fires, miners, and polar bears. First up, fires:…