America: Beaver or Bear? - The New York Review of Books (blog)

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The New York Review of Books (blog)

America: Beaver or Bear?
The New York Review of Books (blog)
Such anxieties are countered by dire predictions that China, Iran (emboldened by a nuclear deal), Russia, or even the Islamic State will fill the imperial void created by any lessening of American resolve. Amid such contention, I've found myself ...

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Malachy Tallack and sixty degrees of loneliness - Herald Scotland

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Herald Scotland

Malachy Tallack and sixty degrees of loneliness
Herald Scotland
So he travelled west with the sun and the seasons to Greenland in spring, North America in summer, Russia in autumn and the Nordic countries in winter. Malachy is a fine, sensitive writer with an eye for detail and a talent for descriptive ... One of ...

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ARCHAEOLOGY > Museum to bring Trojan treasures back - Hurriyet Daily News

Northwest Russia - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 00:13

Hurriyet Daily News

ARCHAEOLOGY > Museum to bring Trojan treasures back
Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey will soon welcome back some of the priceless treasures of Troy from countries scattered around Europe following the completion of a museum to house the artifacts in the ancient city in the country's northwest. “With a new $25 million tender that ...

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Spanish tennis federation fires Davis Cup team captain Leon - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 00:11

Spanish tennis federation fires Davis Cup team captain Leon
Chicago Daily Herald
Leon had been appointed by previous president, Jose Luis Escanuela, as captain and sports director of the team due to take on Russia in the Davis Cup on July 17. Escanuela had been suspended as president by Spain's administrative court for sport on ...

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Latvian parliament chooses defense minister as president - Waterbury Republican American

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Latvian parliament chooses defense minister as president
Waterbury Republican American
Vejonis' experience on security matters was seen as a big plus in a country put on edge by Russia's intervention in Ukraine. The Russian military has also ramped up its exercises in the Baltic Sea region, unnerving many in Latvia, which like Ukraine ...

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Royal Dutch Shell set to drill in Alaskan Arctic this month - Financial Times

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:56

Men's Journal

Royal Dutch Shell set to drill in Alaskan Arctic this month
Financial Times
... area seen as the last undiscovered frontier for the energy industry. Officials at the Anglo-Dutch group said on Friday that a fleet of 30 vessels, including two huge drilling rigs — the Polar Pioneer and the Noble Discoverer — was starting to ...
Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: A TimelineMen's Journal
Shell to Drill for Oil in Arctic Despite Mass ProteststeleSUR English
Shell to embark on Arctic drilling amid protest by environmentalistsBig News Network.com

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Russia mulls new selective sanctions against Western nations - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:53

Chicago Daily Herald

Russia mulls new selective sanctions against Western nations
Chicago Daily Herald
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a gala concert of the winners of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin ...

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Northern tour honours Twin Otter's roots - Times Colonist

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 19:33

Northern tour honours Twin Otter's roots
Times Colonist
She said that's why the company often sells aircraft to countries with challenging geography, such as China, Russia, island nations and places with high-altitude landing strips. Viking brought the de Havilland Twin Otter back ... John Parker, who has ...

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Surrogate children granted legal recognition in France - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 18:41

Surrogate children granted legal recognition in France
Chicago Daily Herald
Two separate cases leading to the new ruling involved a gay couple and a single man who had gone to Russia to have babies through surrogate mothers. The Cour de cassation said that the French birth certificates will have to mention as parents those who ...

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Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: A Timeline - Men's Journal

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 17:04

Men's Journal

Drilling for Oil in the Arctic: A Timeline
Men's Journal
1915: First successful circumnavigation of Northeast Passage by Russian expedition using icebreaker. 1920: First Arctic oil deposits discovered at Norman Wells in the Canadian Northwest Territories. July 1957: First successful circumnavigation of ...
Royal Dutch Shell set to drill in Alaskan Arctic this monthFinancial Times
Shell to Drill for Oil in Arctic Despite Mass ProteststeleSUR English
Shell to embark on Arctic drilling amid protest by environmentalistsBig News Network.com

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Will Greece's government fall? - Politico

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 15:40

Politico

Will Greece's government fall?
Politico
He tells me about how he came to Athens from the town of Preveza in the northwest of the country at age 16, to work in construction. “I am grateful to Athens, I became a man here, I worked, I bought a home, was able to set a little money aside, got a ...
What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over GreeceChicago Daily Herald

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Russia Finally Launches Supplies To ISS After Earlier Failures - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:45

Northwest Public Radio

Russia Finally Launches Supplies To ISS After Earlier Failures
Northwest Public Radio
A Russian rocket filled with much-need supplies for the International Space Station lifted off from a pad in Kazakhstan early today after two previous re-supply missions failed. NPR's Corey Flintoff reports that the successful launch of the Russian ...

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Roadwork will close Empire Road for summer - DailyHerald.com - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:07

Chicago Daily Herald

Roadwork will close Empire Road for summer - DailyHerald.com
Chicago Daily Herald
Hoffman Estates Lanes, a longtime destination for bowling in the Northwest suburbs, has closed and was already being boarded up Thursday. "It really (was) an icon here in Hoffman Estates," village Economic Development Director Kevin Kramer said.

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Kenny Rogers kicks off Elk Grove concert series July 4 - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:52

Chicago Daily Herald

Kenny Rogers kicks off Elk Grove concert series July 4
Chicago Daily Herald
Hoffman Estates Lanes, a longtime destination for bowling in the Northwest suburbs, has closed and was already being boarded up Thursday. "It really (was) an icon here in Hoffman Estates," village Economic Development Director Kevin Kramer said.

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GUEST COLUMN: The banality of dishonesty - Northwest Georgia News

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:15

Northwest Georgia News

GUEST COLUMN: The banality of dishonesty
Northwest Georgia News
Remember how he was mocked for saying that Benghazi was not caused by a video or that Russia was a strategic enemy? I am quite sure these have been erased from the consciousness of his opponents. Our communal memory is so short that we no longer ...

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Sabre rattling, or preparing for war? - The Times (subscription)

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Sabre rattling, or preparing for war?
The Times (subscription)
So now Russia is trying to put us back into that same Cold War environment where, once again, attack threats against a weak NATO ally or series of allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) by Russia will force a possible nuclear ...

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Stoltenberg: We see no immediate threat against a NATO ally - ACTmedia

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Stoltenberg: We see no immediate threat against a NATO ally
ACTmedia
He was asked how he views Russia's investigation into the legality of recognizing the Baltic states, the fact that Romania was "threatened" by Russian officials, and was further asked if NATO is ready to militarily support Romania in the realm of sea ...

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Shocker: Better Than Average 4th of July Weekend Weather On The Way - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:09

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Shocker: Better Than Average 4th of July Weekend Weather On The Way
Minneapolis Star Tribune
For meteorologists the 4th of July, America's star-spangled birthday bash, is a weather-accident-waiting-to-happen. Many years it rains, some years it storms; according to Dr. Mark Seeley data since 1891 suggests that the 4th of July is Minnesota's ...

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Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide? - Northwest Georgia News

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:08

Northwest Georgia News

Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?
Northwest Georgia News
And on Wednesday, Beyonce posted a video of herself dancing in various rainbow-colored outfits with the hashtag "lovewins." Counter-filters also have popped up, with some users in Russia overlaying their profiles with the country's flag instead of a ...

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People who pulled off $120000 Oak Brook robbery may have been caught out-of ... - Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:41

People who pulled off $120000 Oak Brook robbery may have been caught out-of ...
Chicago Daily Herald
Oak Brook Police said some or all of the nine masked burglars who robbed the Louis Vuitton store at Oakbrook Center last September have been apprehended by police in Edina, Minnesota, in connection with the robbery of a Louis Vuitton story there on ...

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