Minister of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture Svandís Svavarsdóttir.

Commodity Prices Rising Fast

News Tagged with “War”

Beer to Benefit Victims of War

2 Apr 2022 “[W]e wondered what we, brewers in Iceland, could do to help.”

More than three million Ukrainians have fled their homes.

Ukrainian Babies Unable to Come to Iceland

17 Mar 2022 “Time and again, small Ukrainian children are not allowed to check into flights from Warsaw, because they don’t have passports.”

Icelandic Police Officers May Be Sent to Ukrainian Border

17 Mar 2022 The Icelandic national police commissioner is preparing the possible participation of Icelandic police officers in border control-related tasks at the Ukrainian border of Poland, Slovakia, Romania, and Moldavia.

Birna Þórarinsdóttir, managing director of UNICEF in Iceland.

Record Amounts Donated in Support of Ukrainians

9 Mar 2022 “It is obvious that people’s thoughts are with the people of Ukraine and all those who’ve had to flee the conflict.”

From the peace concert at Hallgrímskirkja church.

Icelanders Gather to Promote Peace: Video

9 Mar 2022 A peace concert at Hallgrímskirkja church, Reykjavík, held yesterday to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, was very well attended.

Ukrainian soldiers.

Icelanders Advised Not to Fight in Ukraine

7 Mar 2022 The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs advises Icelanders not to travel to Ukraine to fight in the war that has resulted from Russia’s invasion of the country.

Lyubomyra and her family in 2014, taking part in the Reykjavík Marathon.

Plans to Send Supplies to Ukraine

7 Mar 2022 The Association of Ukrainians in Iceland is organizing sending an aircraft to Ukraine with necessities and humanitarian aid for refugees.

Icelanders Experience Fear Due to War in Ukraine

4 Mar 2022 A new Gallup national opinion poll reveals that 52 percent of the Icelandic nation experiences insecurity or fear due to the situation created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Minister of Justice Jón Gunnarsson.

Ukrainian Refugees to Be Granted Joint Protection

4 Mar 2022 Icelandic Minister of Justice Jón Gunnarsson intends to activate Article 44 of the Foreign Nationals Act.

Preparations Underway to Receive Refugees from Ukraine

3 Mar 2022 “Preparations are underway to receive refugees from Ukraine.”

Alexandra Andrusenko and Svitlana Perepelytsya, in Reykjavík.

‘All We Want Is to Live in Peace’

3 Mar 2022 Ukrainian mother and daughter Svitl­ana Perep­elytsya and Al­ex­andra Andru­sen­ko were able to flee to Iceland from their war-torn country, along with Alexandra’s three children.

Sulypa, standing guard in Ukraine.

Grandmaster Fights for His Country

1 Mar 2022 Ukrainian Grandmaster Oleksandr Sulypa was scheduled to compete for the Reykjavík Chess Club Thursday at the Icelandic national championship of chess clubs, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine changed his plans.


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