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Ingeborg Eliassen
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Paulo Pena
18 December 2019
The man on the quay between two Russian crab trawlers is wearing a red all-weather jacket with the Labour party rose logo on it, and equally red shoes. He is Rune Rafaelsen, Mayor of Sør-Varanger, and he does not usually need help to be seen or heard: “I’m big-mouthed,” he says.

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