Nord Stream 2 project will be implemented despite sanctions — energy minister - TASS

Nord Stream - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:40

Nord Stream 2 project will be implemented despite sanctions — energy minister
TASS
IZMIR, August 18. /TASS/. The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline construction project will be implemented in due time despite new US sanctions, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday. "As far as the Nord Stream 2 is concerned [in terms of US ...

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3 Questions About A Pro-Russia Congressman's Meeting With Julian Assange - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:40

Northwest Public Radio

3 Questions About A Pro-Russia Congressman's Meeting With Julian Assange
Northwest Public Radio
A member of Congress who's one of the staunchest defenders of Russia in American politics met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on Wednesday. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., spent around three hours with Assange talking at the ...
Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange — But He's Not In The ClearNPR
EXCLUSIVE: Republican Congressman Meets With WikiLeaks Founder Julian AssangeThe Daily Caller
WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During US Presidential CampaignForeign Policy
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher -The Hill
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The Baltics Eye Russia's War Games With Growing Concern - STRATFOR

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STRATFOR

The Baltics Eye Russia's War Games With Growing Concern
STRATFOR
The military ramp-up in the exclave aims, among other things, to block our partners from reaching us either via the Baltic Sea or land, i.e. separating us from them. It is estimated that Russia can activate its military in Kaliningrad for a full-range ...

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To the victors, the ruins: the challenges of Russia's reconstruction in ... - Open Democracy

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:12

Open Democracy

To the victors, the ruins: the challenges of Russia's reconstruction in ...
Open Democracy
From rebuilt mosques to new oil contracts, Russian firms are cashing in as the Assad regime gains the upper hand in Syria. Waer district, Homs, after rebel ...

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Market Conditions Unchanged: Containerships - MarineLink

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Market Conditions Unchanged: Containerships
MarineLink
Multimodal transport company Containerships said the guidance for 2017 remains unchanged. In 2017, Net Sales are expected to grow by 5-10% and EBITDA for the full year is expected to improve on the previous year. The company does not expect any ...

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Nuclear Submarine Fires Off Cruise Missile in Russia's Northwest ... - Sputnik International

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 05:18

Sputnik International

Nuclear Submarine Fires Off Cruise Missile in Russia's Northwest ...
Sputnik International
A Russian nuclear submarine on Friday successfully struck a target in Russia's northwestern Arkhangelsk region with a cruise missile, the Russian Navy ...

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Couple who fled Russia fighting for right to travel - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:49

Couple who fled Russia fighting for right to travel
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Elena Ivanova and her Canadian partner Meg Stone are currently moored in Halifax's Northwest Arm, their latest home of many after more than a decade in search of safe harbour. But they cannot go anywhere as Ivanova, a refugee from Russia and ...

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Couple who fled Russia fighting for right to travel - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:49

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Couple who fled Russia fighting for right to travel
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Elena Ivanova and her Canadian partner Meg Stone are currently moored in Halifax's Northwest Arm, their latest home of many after more than a decade in search of safe harbour. But they cannot go anywhere as Ivanova, a refugee from Russia and ...

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First of Andreyeva Bay fuel reaches Mayak - Bellona.org - Bellona

Northwest Russia - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:08

Bellona

First of Andreyeva Bay fuel reaches Mayak - Bellona.org
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The first of 22,000 spent nuclear submarine fuel rods arrived Wednesday at the Mayak reprocessing facility in the Ural Mountains after traversing thousands of ...

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Germany's SPD criticised over Schröder's post at Rosneft - Financial Times

Nord Stream - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:40

Financial Times

Germany's SPD criticised over Schröder's post at Rosneft
Financial Times
Mr Schröder's ties with Mr Putin became controversial in Berlin in 2005 when, shortly after losing power to Ms Merkel, he became chairman of Nord Stream, a Baltic Sea pipeline that brings Russian gas to Germany and is 51 per cent owned by Gazprom.
German ex-chancellor Schroeder hits back in Russia row before voteReuters
Gerhard Schröder's Russian oil links leave a bad tasteIrish Times

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Axios Generate - Axios

Nord Stream - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:29

Axios

Axios Generate
Axios
Speaking of Nord Stream 2: The Russian sanctions law that President Trump signed August 2 creates the option to impose sanctions against the project, and as Generate readers know, the Gazprom subsidiary working with several European energy ...

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A forgotten Washington state law forbids planning for a nuclear attack. That's a bit awkward these days - Los Angeles Times

Northwest Russia - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:00

Los Angeles Times

A forgotten Washington state law forbids planning for a nuclear attack. That's a bit awkward these days
Los Angeles Times
“But it should remind citizens of the Pacific Northwest,” Milner said, “that our area will be in the forefront of any nuclear exchange, whether it involves North Korea, China or Russia.” Although North Korea on Monday said it will stand down on its ...

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Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression? - New Eastern Europe

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Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression?
New Eastern Europe
riga Politically, Latvia is firmly anchored to the West through its membership of the European Union and NATO. Economically, however, the country still remains under significant Russian influence. The Kremlin has several economic instruments at its ...

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Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression? - New Eastern Europe

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:26

Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression?
New Eastern Europe
riga Politically, Latvia is firmly anchored to the West through its membership of the European Union and NATO. Economically, however, the country still remains ...

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A Look at Russian Reindeer Herders' Battle with the Bottle - News Deeply

Northwest Russia - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:07

News Deeply

A Look at Russian Reindeer Herders' Battle with the Bottle
News Deeply
Although Russia remains one of the top consumers of alcohol per capita in the world, there is an observable nationwide decline, according to data from the Russian government. However, that is not the case in the northwestern regions of the Russian ...

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Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemma - Reuters

Northwest Russia - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:15

Reuters

Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemma
Reuters
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the ...

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Containerships plc stock release Interim Report Half Year 2017 - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

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Containerships plc stock release Interim Report Half Year 2017
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
During the reporting period, Baltic Sea and North Sea traffic accounted for around 88% of Net Sales and the Mediterranean for around 12% of Net Sales. There were no significant changes in the operating environment during the reporting period. The ...

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Republican leaders dance around President Donald Trump's remarks - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:32

Northwest Herald

Republican leaders dance around President Donald Trump's remarks
Northwest Herald
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out the liberal media is not a fan of President Trump," said Trump's Alabama campaign chairman, Perry Hooper, arguing the Russia investigation is driven by media obsession. He added, "Now they're trying to ...

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Grain harvest in Russia in 2017 will be at least 100 million tonnes - TASS

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:26

Grain harvest in Russia in 2017 will be at least 100 million tonnes
TASS
He also noted that in some regions of the country, in the federal districts of Siberia, the Urals, North-West Federal District weather factors have caused a certain risk to the future harvest. Earlier, Russia's Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev ...

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1000 Baltic Sea Fleet marines take part in wargame in Russia's northwest - TASS

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:15

1000 Baltic Sea Fleet marines take part in wargame in Russia's northwest
TASS
KALININGRAD, August 16. /TASS/. About 1,000 marines of the Russian Baltic Sea Fleet take part in a wargame that simulates action to protect the seacoast, fleet spokesman Roman Martov told TASS on Wednesday. He said the active phase of the tactical ...

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