There's a diverse city in Muscatine - Muscatine Journal

Northwest Russia - 1 hour 32 min ago

There's a diverse city in Muscatine
Muscatine Journal
In recent years, Muscatine has seen a surge of Liberian and West African settlement, as well as the Chin people, a mainly Christian tribe located, among other places, in Northwest Burma. Both populations now number well into the hundreds. Mendoza said ...

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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic - Philly.com


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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
Philly.com
While Sweden hasn't linked any country to the suspected intrusion - and Moscow denies involvement blaming a Dutch submarine - the incident sent a chill through the Baltic Sea region, where Russian forces have been accused of a series of border ...

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Russia's Karelian Republic shift to biomass for heat not without complication - Bellona

Northwest Russia - 2 hours 56 min ago

Bellona

Russia's Karelian Republic shift to biomass for heat not without complication
Bellona
PETROZAVODSK, Russia – A portion of the Northwest Russian Karelian Republic's boiler systems will gradually be shifted to local forms of fuel such as peat and lumber production refuse now that the region's government has decided to transfer 35 percent ...

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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic - Salt Lake Tribune


Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
Salt Lake Tribune
The submarine scare in Sweden comes after a string of border incidents involving Russian forces that Western analysts say signal Moscow's growing assertiveness in the Baltic Sea region. Finland's Environment Institute said last week that Russian ...

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NATO Asking US For More Warships - EurasiaNet


NATO Asking US For More Warships
EurasiaNet
NATO is looking for more U.S. warships to counter the Russian "threat," the alliance's naval chief has said. In a meeting with Pentagon reporters, Royal Navy Vice Adm. Peter ... Twenty five years ago, he said, "We used to do big, complex NATO exercises ...

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Finnish president sees rising non-civilian traffic in Baltic - YLE News


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Finnish president sees rising non-civilian traffic in Baltic
YLE News
“There is much more traffic on the Baltic Sea now than in the past and it is clearly not all civilian traffic,” Niinistö said. Earlier this month, the Finnish Environment Institute reported that Russian vessels and a helicopter had interfered with the ...

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Oil slips below $86 on global oversupply - Times of India


Oil slips below $86 on global oversupply
Times of India
Waves crash against bow of oil tanker Baltic Favour (Norient), at Baltic Sea, near Russia. (Getty Images photo) Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iran have all indicated reluctance to change supply ... Output has been halted temporarily for environmental ...

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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 13 min ago

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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories
Northwest Public Radio
The hunt for a possible Russian submarine operating clandestinely in Swedish waters might sound familiar to those of us who lived through the Cold War: that's because it bears striking similarities to a 1981 incident that made international headlines ...

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Arctic Shipping Code Gets Mixed Review As Traffic Soars - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 44 min ago

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Arctic Shipping Code Gets Mixed Review As Traffic Soars
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In 2010, there were four transits through the Northern Sea Route, that is, the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia. In 2013, there were 71. Only two weeks ago the Canadian company Fednav, which operates in the northern territories of the Canadian ...

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Pictured: 'Russian spy' at the centre of Sweden's 'Hunt for Red October ... - Mirror.co.uk


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Pictured: 'Russian spy' at the centre of Sweden's 'Hunt for Red October ...
Mirror.co.uk
We have already seen a grainy photo - issued by the Swedish Defence Ministry - which is said to be a Russian submarine peeking out the Baltic Sea around 30 miles from Stockholm. But the latest gripping installment of detail is the photograph above ...

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Building Better Roads: Highly Modified Asphalt (HiMA) Technology Reduces ... - CNNMoney

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 9 min ago

Building Better Roads: Highly Modified Asphalt (HiMA) Technology Reduces ...
CNNMoney
Technonicol, the largest Russian manufacturer and supplier of roofing and water/heat insulation materials, was responsible for producing 96 tons of the two HiMA binders for the base and wearing courses. The job was completed without any issues and ...

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The baffling puzzle of Russia's labyrinths - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 34 min ago

The baffling puzzle of Russia's labyrinths
Russia Beyond the Headlines
In early October 2014 the Kosmopoisk research expedition on the Kola Peninsula in northwest Russia, an area with five stone labyrinths, came to an end. Some of these archeological monuments date back to 2,000 B.C., meaning that they are older than the ...

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Europe Product Swaps -Diesel swaps hit highest in year on closed arb - Reuters Africa

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 37 min ago

Europe Product Swaps -Diesel swaps hit highest in year on closed arb
Reuters Africa
The tightness is also opening gasoil arbitrage possibilities to the United States from the Baltic and potentially northwest Europe. ... But increased exports from Russia next month will help to fill the gap from the limited imports from the United ...

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U.S. Takes Charge of Efforts to Cope with a Fast-Changing Arctic - Scientific American

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 49 min ago

U.S. Takes Charge of Efforts to Cope with a Fast-Changing Arctic
Scientific American
This week, senior Arctic officials from multiple countries will meet in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, to hear the United States present its agenda for its two-year chairmanship starting next year. The council is a ... Formed in 1996, it consists ...

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Foreign Submarine in Swedish Waters - The Maritime Executive


Foreign Submarine in Swedish Waters
The Maritime Executive
The search in the Baltic Sea less than 30 miles (50 km) from Stockholm began on Friday and reawakened memories of the final years of the Cold War when Sweden repeatedly sought out suspected Soviet submarines along its coast with depth charges.

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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic - SFGate


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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
SFGate
The submarine scare in Sweden comes after a string of border incidents involving Russian forces that Western analysts say signal Moscow's growing assertiveness in the Baltic Sea region. Finland's Environment Institute said last week that Russian ...

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One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side - North Country Public Radio


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One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side
North Country Public Radio
"We still think we had everything in place to ensure a safe environment," he says. Vitale says he understands ..... Even so, The Associated Press says "the submarine search sent a chill through the Baltic Sea region, where Russian forces have been ...

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Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana - Yahoo News

Northwest Russia - 8 hours 27 min ago

Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana
Yahoo News
It comes just <a href="http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8f48dbca-55d7-11e4-a3c9-00144feab7de.html#axzz3GgcsAtxf" target="_blank">three days</a> after Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko agreed to work together to enforce the ceasefire.

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Sweden's hunt for rogue submarine sends Cold War chill across Baltic - The Globe and Mail


Sweden's hunt for rogue submarine sends Cold War chill across Baltic
The Globe and Mail
The submarine scare in Sweden comes after a string of border incidents involving Russian forces that Western analysts say signal Moscow's growing assertiveness in the Baltic Sea region. Finland's Environment Institute said last week that Russian ...

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Drifting ship now safe at Prince Rupert - Bellingham Herald

Northwest Russia - 8 hours 35 min ago

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Drifting ship now safe at Prince Rupert
Bellingham Herald
The 440-foot ship operated by the Russian shipping firm Sasco is carrying 298 containers of mining equipment. It was headed from Everett, Washington, to Russia when it lost power Thursday off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.
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