Russian jets take to Syrian skies to combat IS - i24news

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 51 sec ago

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Russian jets take to Syrian skies to combat IS
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While the exact make-up the expeditionary force is unconfirmed, past reports had stated that Russia was in talks to sell Syria a package of MiG-29 fighter jets, and Yak-130 trainer jets which can also operate as attack aircraft. The new presence of ...

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US is getting frozen out of the Arctic (Commentary) - Syracuse.com

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 34 min ago

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US is getting frozen out of the Arctic (Commentary)
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A trip via the Northern Route above Russia from Shanghai to Hamburg takes 30 percent less time than a similar trip through the Suez Canal, and a Northwest Passage trip shaves off days from a trip through the Panama Canal. But growing traffic along ...

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Russian government's export phase-out policy prompts Asian salmon delivery - Undercurrent News

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 34 min ago

Russian government's export phase-out policy prompts Asian salmon delivery
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Asian salmon is coming to Murmansk, a port city in northwest Russia, reports the Barents Observer. This comes as part of the company Dobroflot's attempt to help meet the need for salmon in Russia, the newspaper said. Dobroflot's ice-class refrigerator ...

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Pres. Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak Mt. Denali in historic Alaska visit - fox6now.com

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 7 min ago

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Pres. Obama to rename tallest U.S. peak Mt. Denali in historic Alaska visit
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The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Will Russia and China beat U.S. in the Arctic? - Chicago Tribune

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 15 min ago

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Will Russia and China beat U.S. in the Arctic?
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A trip via the Northern Route above Russia from Shanghai to Hamburg takes 30 percent less time than a similar trip through the Suez Canal, and a Northwest Passage trip shaves off days from a trip through the Panama Canal. But growing traffic along ...
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Mt. McKinley to be renamed - WQAD.com

Northwest Russia - 7 hours 20 min ago

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Mt. McKinley to be renamed
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The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Daesh battles rebels as it moves closer to central Damascus - gulfnews.com

Northwest Russia - 7 hours 49 min ago

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Daesh battles rebels as it moves closer to central Damascus
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In the northwest province of Idlib, the powerful Army of Conquest alliance edged closer to Fuaa, one of two remaining regime-held villages in the province. The Observatory said the alliance, a collection of Islamist and terror groups including Al Qaida ...

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U.S. Gets Frozen Out of the Arctic - Bloomberg View

Northwest Russia - 9 hours 32 min ago

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U.S. Gets Frozen Out of the Arctic
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A trip via the Northern Route above Russia from Shanghai to Hamburg takes 30 percent less time than a similar trip through the Suez Canal, and a Northwest Passage trip shaves off days from a trip through the Panama Canal. But growing traffic along ...

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Japan's METI requests record 2016-17 upstream budget as oil price drops - Platts

Northwest Russia - 10 hours 27 min ago

Japan's METI requests record 2016-17 upstream budget as oil price drops
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"We are assuming [possible deals] in the Middle East, Russia, Africa or North America," the senior official added. With its aims to increase its share of oil and gas equity liftings to 40% by 2030, Japan hiked its share of equity lifting ... drilling ...

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Kremlin Denies Nord Stream-2 Deal May Be Signed at Eastern Economic Forum - Sputnik International

Nord Stream - 12 hours 17 min ago

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Kremlin Denies Nord Stream-2 Deal May Be Signed at Eastern Economic Forum
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Earlier in the day, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported citing its sources familiar with the matter that Russia's energy giant Gazprom could sign an agreement on construction of the Nord Stream-2 during the Eastern Forum, to be held in the Russian ...

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Azerbaijan's Nimble National Strategy - STRATFOR

Northwest Russia - 12 hours 27 min ago

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Azerbaijan's Nimble National Strategy
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The Bulvar meanders along the northwest edge of the crescent of the Bay of Baku, and beyond, one can see the choppy waters of the Caspian Sea and numerous, distant oil tankers. Opposite the Caspian is a panoramic view of the ... While it had long been ...

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Pres. Obama to rename Mount McKinley in Alaska to Denali - Fox17

Northwest Russia - 12 hours 38 min ago

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Pres. Obama to rename Mount McKinley in Alaska to Denali
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The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...
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My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ... - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Northwest Russia - 13 hours 33 min ago

My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ...
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The State Department's Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp (USCG ret.), came to Anchorage a year ago this month. During his visit, he stated that he was working to create “greater interest in Arctic issues” by the American public.

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The North-South Divide Emerges in Eastern Europe - EuroBelarus (blog)


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The North-South Divide Emerges in Eastern Europe
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Eastern Europe is one of the most active and complex geopolitical areas in the world. The regional and global ramifications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine provide the most recent validation of thi. The article proposes an outline of a framework ...

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Sled hockey team is ready for new season - Washington Times

Northwest Russia - 16 hours 33 min ago

Washington Times

Sled hockey team is ready for new season
Washington Times
Three of the players: Rico Roman, Jen Lee and Josh Sweeney, played on the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The team has won two Northwest league championships. Operation Comfort helps ...

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In Finland, Slippery Seals - New York Times


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In Finland, Slippery Seals
New York Times
Most visitors do come to Kolovesi with hopes of spotting the seals, whose ancestors were stranded here when glaciers retreated from the region 12,000 years ago, cutting off their access to the Baltic Sea. The current population of about 300 seals is ...

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With Obama to visit nearby, Alaskan villagers struggle as their island disappears - Calhoun Times

Northwest Russia - 18 hours 29 min ago

With Obama to visit nearby, Alaskan villagers struggle as their island disappears
Calhoun Times
At the very least, he is scheduled to visit Kotzebue, less than 100 miles away, the heart of Alaska's Northwest Arctic Borough. Obama has high hopes for .... Kivalina is closer to Russia than it is to Anchorage, and nearly all supplies are shipped here ...

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President Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit - Q13 FOX

Northwest Russia - 20 hours 16 min ago

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President Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit
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The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Dot Earth | Oil, Oligarchs, Climate and Obama's Arctic-Focused Alaska Trip - New York Times (blog)

Northwest Russia - 21 hours 8 min ago

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Dot Earth | Oil, Oligarchs, Climate and Obama's Arctic-Focused Alaska Trip
New York Times (blog)
Last year, 50 or so Russian paratroopers dropped to the sea ice near the polar camp. This spring, scientists conducting polar ice and ocean research told me they were unnerved to see a Russian military encampment nearby for the first time.
America Still Making The Wrong Moves In Arctic Chess Game With RussiaDaily Caller
Arctic nations joust but North Pole payoff may be years awayAlaska Dispatch News
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Obama to rename Mount McKinley in Alaska to Denali - Fox17

Northwest Russia - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 02:08

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Obama to rename Mount McKinley in Alaska to Denali
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The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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