PHOTO CAPTION: Bellona President Frederic Hauge outside nickel smelter in Russia.

Bellona President Completes First Norway-to-Russia Drive In Tesla Model S

Electric car drive takes Frederic Hauge across the frozen landscape of the Kola Peninsula to Murmansk in far northwestern Russia.

Published: 24-Mar-2014

MURMANSK – The first known trip via an electric car from Norway to Russia wrapped up today as its driver, Bellona President Frederic Hauge, told a crush of local reporters that the sleek and sporty Tesla Model S served for him served a dual purpose.

“Not only does is it oriented to revolutionizing auto transport as a whole,” he told a press conference here, “But, as I get older, I find it satisfies my midlife crisis yearnings for a fast car as well.”

Bellona staff was in Murmansk for it’s annual joint conference with Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom to tally up results of various nuclear remediation projects taking place in Northwest Russia and its Cold War atomic naval legacy.


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