Hesten told Norwegian broadcaster NRK that the whale began to rub itself again his boat when he first spotted it.
Mr Wiig said "people in Norway's military have shown great interest" in the harness.
The Russian military is reportedly renewing its Cold War-era training of marine mammals, considering such animals useful tools in defending naval bases, assisting military divers and even attacking intruders, The Guardian explained.
Russia's Northern Fleet is stationed in Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula on the coast of the Barents Sea in the far northwest of Russian Federation. Inside the harness, which has now been removed from the whale, were the words "Equipment of St. Petersburg".
Said Audun Rikardsen, professor at the department of arctic and marine biology at the Arctic University of Norway: "We know that in Russian Federation they have had domestic whales in captivity and also that some of these have apparently been released. Then they often seek out boats", he added.
Russian Federation does not have a history of using whales for military purposes but the Soviet Union had a full-fledged training program for dolphins.
Former GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Dies At Age 87
Bush's handling of the Iraq war, which began in 2003, particularly the stumbling USA efforts to stabilize and rebuild the country. In 1986, Reagan was inclined to accept the rigged election that would have kept Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos in office.
Deux manifestations à venir à Angoulême — Gilets jaunes
Et sur les réseaux sociaux, des messages se multiplient depuis plusieurs jours pour inviter à faire du 1er mai "l'acte ultime". La semaine passée ils étaient 27.900 dans les rues de France , le chiffre est donc légèrement en baisse.
This mammal programme closed in the 1990s.
Norway's Directorate of Fisheries also shared photos of the whale with straps around its body on social media around.
Mr Rikardsen also told NRK that he had spoke to his Russian who said they are unaware of any projects involving beluga whales. Meanwhile, President Vladimir Putin has been expanding Russia's military footprint in the Arctic, opening new bases to demonstrate Moscow's intention to dominate the region. But further research has since expanded to include beluga whales, seals and more dolphins, according to a 2017 report by the Russian defense ministry-owned TV Zvezda broadcaster.
That, Norwegian joint force commander Lt. Gen. Rune Jakobsen told Martin, is "not something you should do to your neighbor".
As Martin reported, Norway shares a 120-mile border with Russian Federation, and its long Arctic coastline includes the closest points on European soil to the base of Russia's northern fleet, with its naval bases, airfields and nuclear weapons storage sites.
If what the Norwegian fishermen found is evidence of a current program by Russia's military, the Norwegians and their North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners might need to start looking for much smaller weapons of war, too - weapons with flippers.
An official said Thursday that the government probably won't be ready to put the deal to another vote in Parliament next week. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in central London last month to call for another European Union referendum.
Gordon Hayward and Terry Rozier showed what they were worth as well, combining for 22 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists. The Bucks defense is created to protect the paint and limit corner threes, so the Celtics had to beat them with jump shots.
Le pays est en proie depuis le 22 février à des manifestations populaires qui réclamaient le changement du système au pouvoir. Il est poursuivi pour le chef d'inculpation de "fausses déclarations" en matière de transferts de capitaux et d'importations.
Shares of the music streaming service have rallied 22 percent so far this year, compared with a 17 percent gain in the S&P 500. And since last reporting financial results, the streaming service bought podcast studio Parcast for an estimated $100 million.
Those guarantees, if they are to work, would need to be offered within a multi-national framework, Putin said. Trump's two high-profile meetings with Kim have, so far, yielded no denuclearization roadmap.
Il fallait s'y attendre, certains festivaliers sont repartis avec un souvenir de la messe organisée par Kanye West à Coachella. C'est un de ses proches qui a fait part de cette envie pour le média américain People .
Israel has insisted that the release was not a quid pro quo for the return of Zachary Baumel's remains earlier this month. Taweel, from the Syrian Druze village of Hader, was jailed in 2008 for drug smuggling, the Prisons Service said.
Il commence à être très rageant ce concept de payer un abonnement pour regarder des séries dont on aura pas la fin. La plateforme de streaming vient d'annuler la comédie zombie avec Drew Barrymore et Timothy Olyphant .
L'Australie déclare la guerre aux chats sauvages
Aujourd'hui, environ 80% des mammifères australiens et 45% de leurs oiseaux ne se trouvent nulle part ailleurs sur Terre. Brigitte Bardot avait écrit une lettre appelant le gouvernement à ne pas commettre "un génocide animal" .
Herrera To Leave Manchester United
Over the past few days, reports linking Ander Herrera with a move to Paris Saint-Germain have cooled down drastically. Eric Bailly was hauled off in Manchester United's 1-1 stalemate against Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League encounter.
L'extrême-nord du Mozambique menacé par les eaux
L'agence s'est dite inquiète du passage, à moins de six semaines d'intervalle, de deux cyclones sur le Mozambique . Les images qui nous parviennent nous font déjà voir des maisons détruites ou abîmées, des arbres arrachés.