The Swedish military is continuing to search for suspected "foreign underwater activity" in the Stockholm archipelago Monday.
- Three reports of suspected underwater activity.
- 20 oktober kl 13:42
The Soviet U-Boat threat during the Cold War
The rumoured Russian submarine incursion into the Stockholm archipelago has evoked memories of the Cold War, when Sweden`s armed forces routinely hunted for Soviet submarines in its waters. Radio Sweden spoke to Professor Old Tunander, an expert on naval strategy and the Cold War."People were seeing submarines everywhere."
The on-going hunt for a suspected foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago has evoked memories of the Cold War when Sweden's military forces regularly hunted for Soviets subs in its waters.
- 20 oktober kl 11:49
Tomas Ries from the National Defence College
The Swedish military`s search for evidence of suspected Russian underwater activity in the Stockholm archipelago entered it`s fourth day on Monday. Radio Sweden spoke to Tomas Ries, a lecturer in security and strategic studies at the National Defence College for his analysis.One of the most serious incidents since the 1980s.
Sweden and its neighbours can expect to see much more Russian activity in the Baltic Sea in the future, according to an expert in strategic and security at the Swedish National Defence College.
- Had a nosebleed.
A man who arrived at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport last night feeling unwell and taken to a local hospital does not have Ebola, news agency TT reports.
- Another month of non-transferable parental leave.
The new Swedish government is to propose that a third month of parental leave is to be specifically earmarked for each parent, and cannot be transferred to the other, according to newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
- Principal acted straight away.
A school photographer was thrown out of a school in the middle of a photo session after allegedly calling a school pupil "gay", local newspaper Helsingborgs Dagbladet reports.
- Refuses to comment on encrypted communications
The Swedish military says there have been three observations of what is believed to be underwater activity in the Stockholm archipelago, but it denies reports that monitors have heard emergency signals or know anything about a damaged Russian submarine.
- Both in north and south.
There are warnings of icy roads in the north, and slick roads covered with water in the south.