Despite big politics with storms and uncertainties between European countries and Russia, every day life for folks on both sides for the edge into the high north continues.
The final stretch for the highway E105 between Kirkenes-Murmansk had been formally exposed on Friday. A tunnel that is new connection in the Norwegian part associated with the edge makes Europes northernmost cross-border road quicker and safer to push.
Total expenses in the Norwegian region of the task are 830 million Norwegian kroner (about €88 million). Regarding the Russian side, expenses are also greater. Only 12 associated with the 210 kilometres connecting Kirkenes with Murmansk is on Norway’s side of this edge.