Russia, Ukraine, and Europe are Tied by Gas Dependency - LiveScience.com

Nord Stream - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:28

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Russia, Ukraine, and Europe are Tied by Gas Dependency
LiveScience.com
Opened in late 2011, Nord Stream is 51% owned by Gazprom, with the remaining shares owned by European energy companies (BASF Wintershall, E.On, Gasunie, and Gaz de France). The pipeline's capacity can reach 55 bcm per year, but due to regulatory ...

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Leni Friedman Valenta and Jiri Valenta: Arm Ukraine and impose energy sanctions - Kyiv Post

Nord Stream - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:00

Kyiv Post

Leni Friedman Valenta and Jiri Valenta: Arm Ukraine and impose energy sanctions
Kyiv Post
In the north, Russia´s GAZPROM owns 51% of Nordstream AG, the rest held by Germany and Holland. Chaired by former German chancellor and Putin friend, Gerhard Schroder, the security of its completed pipelines is not in question. Perhaps the only issue ...

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Фотонный Nord stream - Эксперт Online

Nord Stream - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:07

Фотонный Nord stream
Эксперт Online
Ростелеком объявил о запуске северного оптического потока (СОП) — магистральной линии связи длиной 3,5 тыс. км, которая объединила Екатеринбург и Салехард (проходит через Ханты-Мансийск, Сургут, Ноябрьск, Новый Уренгой). Стройка ...

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Фотонный Nord stream - Эксперт Online

Nord Stream - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:07

Фотонный Nord stream
Эксперт Online
Ростелеком объявил о запуске северного оптического потока (СОП) — магистральной линии связи длиной 3,5 тыс. км, которая объединила Екатеринбург и Салехард (проходит через Ханты-Мансийск, Сургут, Ноябрьск, Новый Уренгой). Стройка ...

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Museumgoers love a once-sunken Swedish warship - Kansas.com

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 08:01

Museumgoers love a once-sunken Swedish warship
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Sweden fancied itself a major power at the time, warring for Baltic supremacy with Denmark, Russia, and Poland. To show who was boss, Gustav ... The hull was in stunningly good condition because the low oxygen and the frigid, brackish quality of the ...

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Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 06:06

Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
Northwest Herald
President Barack Obama speaks April 17 in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. During his upcoming trip to Asia, the president and the region's leaders will be keeping close watch on the Russian troops amassed on Ukraine's border and the ...

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Echoes of Chelyabinsk: Another Fireball Explodes Over Russia - Universe Today

Northwest Russia - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 02:38

Echoes of Chelyabinsk: Another Fireball Explodes Over Russia
Universe Today
This is exactly what happened early this morning, April 19 (local time), when a bright fireball flashed in the skies over Murmansk, located on the Kola Peninsula in northwest Russia near the border of Finland. Luckily not nearly as large or powerful as ...

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Another suspected meteor lights up Russia's skies - Ninemsn

Northwest Russia - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 01:59

Another suspected meteor lights up Russia's skies
Ninemsn
... capture the vision but residents in Russia witnessed the falling of the meteor-like object on Saturday night. A suspected meteor lit up the skies above a city in Russia's northwest, the stunning footage captured at two angles by cars fitted with ...

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The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation - Aljazeera.com

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:51

The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Aljazeera.com
The Ukrainian crisis has focused the world on Russia, bringing back memories of the Cold War. By extension, attention ... The ratios of the three Baltic republics today, compared to the three Caucasus republics, is the same, if one compares Estonia ...

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Air Force will fill central role as US responds to Russian aggression - Military Times

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:21

Air Force will fill central role as US responds to Russian aggression
Military Times
“More specifically, we are working with Poland, the Baltics, Romania, Bulgaria and central Europe — Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary — [and] we are looking to increase our exercise and military-to-military engagements in those countries for ...

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NATO Should Set Limits On Russia's Actions In The East – Analysis - Eurasia Review

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 07:25

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NATO Should Set Limits On Russia's Actions In The East – Analysis
Eurasia Review
extended the Black Sea Fleet lease until 2042, advanced Russia's military doctrine and also contained NATO. NATO cannot grant membership to a country hosting a non-member military base on its territory. So far, Russia's strategy has worked: neither ...

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Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:54

Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine
Northwest Herald
Talks between Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union produced an agreement Thursday in Geneva to take tentative steps toward calming tensions in Ukraine. The country's former leader fled to Russia in February and Russia annexed ...

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Ukraine and the grand chessboard - OpEdNews

Nord Stream - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:35

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Ukraine and the grand chessboard
OpEdNews
The capitalization of Nord Stream, Blue Stream and the to-be-completed South Stream includes German, Dutch, French and Italian companies. So yes, Gazprom does need the EU market. But up to a point, considering the mega-deal of Siberian gas delivery ...

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Here's What Putin Didn't Tell Snowden About Russia's Spying - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:18

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Here's What Putin Didn't Tell Snowden About Russia's Spying
Northwest Public Radio
"Does Russia intercept, store or analyze in any way the communications of millions of individuals?" former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. "We don't have a mass system of such ...
Russia, Ukraine agree to tentative deal to calm tensionsNorthwest Herald
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Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to sea - RT

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:02

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Avoiding another Fukushima: Nuclear power generation could be put to sea
RT
Energy, Nuclear, Russia, SciTech, USA, Vessels. A group of American engineers proposed bringing nuclear power generating facilities out to sea, to secure them from earthquakes and tsunamis, and prevent a possible meltdown threat by submerging a reactor ...

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How to Win a War Without a Fight - AllAfrica.com

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:55

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How to Win a War Without a Fight
AllAfrica.com
Elsewhere, to the north, it is cold sea and if the West were to start a war against Russia in wintertime all its ships would be blocked in the frozen waters of the Baltic or North Seas. It would be defeat before the battle had even begun. .... The ...
Springtime for PutinZacks.com
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Russia, Ukraine, EU tied by gas dependency - The Ecologist

Nord Stream - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:19

Russia, Ukraine, EU tied by gas dependency
The Ecologist
Opened in late 2011, Nord Stream is 51% owned by Gazprom, with the remaining shares owned by European energy companies (BASF Wintershall, E.On, Gasunie, and Gaz de France). The pipeline's capacity can reach 55 bcm per year, but due to regulatory ...

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Russia, Ukraine agree to tentative deal to calm tensions - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:10

Russia, Ukraine agree to tentative deal to calm tensions
Northwest Herald
GENEVA – In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

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Turkey Energy Profile: Importance In World Energy Markets Is Growing – Analysis - Eurasia Review

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:04

Turkey Energy Profile: Importance In World Energy Markets Is Growing – Analysis
Eurasia Review
Oil shipments through the Turkish Straits decreased from over 3.4 million bbl/d at their peak in 2004 to 2.6 million bbl/d in 2006 as Russia shifted crude oil exports toward the Baltic ports. Traffic through the Straits increased again as crude ...

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Russia Blocks US from Treaty-Approved Spy Flights - Washington Free Beacon

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:54

Russia Blocks US from Treaty-Approved Spy Flights
Washington Free Beacon
The Russian government this week canceled a planned U.S. surveillance flight over Russian territory in a bid to limit spying on massed troops facing off against Ukraine and Eastern Europe, according to U.S. officials. ... The Ukrainians are facing a ...

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