Statoil put its efforts to cut costs, so it is going to cut all divisions. But this reorganization will take some time.
Any major reorganization any way provokes displeasure of government and local residents as Statoil has been a major provider of jobs along the coast.
In the northern town of Harstad, for example, Statoil now has around 150 employees, while 320 work in Stjoerdal. Kristiansund, Floroe, Aagotnes and Dusavik are other smaller towns where Statoil is a significant local employer.
On the one hand, Statoil is to be cost-efficient, because the state continues to be its major shareholder.
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969