President Vigdis Finnbogadóttir, and seven other former presidents, including Vaclav Havel, sent Russian president Vladimir Putin a letter expressing their concern over the state of human rights in Russia, reports Fréttabladid.
November 17, 2005
Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, RÚV, reports that novelist Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson (Olaf Olafsson) is buying a 17 per cent stake in Árvakur, the publisher of Morgunbladid.
Once known as “state enemy number one”, Jón Ólafsson’s rags to riches story and his fall from power as the media king of Iceland has intrigued many.
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