White nights have come to Murmansk

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These start now at the Murmansk altitude and preceed real polar day, when the sun does not set at all, from May 21 to July 22. Then it’s back to “white nights” till August 15, after which things revert to normal. A week or so less of that in Kandalaksha, which is ~250km south from Murmansk.

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  1. That’s a good brief explanation of the white nights. In Inari, Finnish Lapland, everyone is out at night cooking sausages, shaslik, on grills.

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