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Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of Oct. 27, 2015


UNIS director stepping down during critical transition   
Ole Arve Misund is stepping down as the director of The University Centre in Svalbard to become director of the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research) as of Feb. 1.

Police arrest 11 in drug raid after lengthy investigation; some suspects may face exile from Svalbard


Eleven people were arrested during the weekend in one of Svalbard’s biggest drug-related busts in modern times, with more arrests and possible expulsion of some suspects possible, according to The Governor of Svalbard.