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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of May 9, 2017

icebreakthrough

Condition of tour guide that fell through ice upgraded
A Russian guide who sustained life-threatening injured when six snowmobilers broke through the ice of Templefjorden on April 27 has been upgraded to stable condition, according to officials.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Aug. 4, 2015

negromountain

There will be a discussion about ‘neger’ names, after all
Now that it’s gotten worldwide attention, a discussion about whether Svalbard has three locations with racist names is planned this fall by the Norwegian Polar Institute’s naming committee.