March 2013

Norway without an authorized government

Who did the Russians negotiate with?
2 ½ years later – this week – numerous Russian newspapers, according to the BarentsObserver (the link to is broken), blames the former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for having handed over some 1.9 billion barrels of oil, or an estimated profit of some $ 30 billion, to the Norwegian Government. That might be so, but there is a twist here.