MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin - PortNews IAA

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:45

MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin
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The development of the Murmansk Transport Hub is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia. It is instrumental for the plans to develop the Northern Sea Route and coal fields. That was the opinion given by RF ...

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'Worst president' left his mark on Pacific Northwest - MyNorthwest.com

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:09

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'Worst president' left his mark on Pacific Northwest
MyNorthwest.com
For this, the people of the North are not more responsible and have no more fight to interfere than with similar institutions in Russia or in Brazil.” Seven states seceded from the Union before Lincoln's inauguration on March 4, 1861; the Civil War ...

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Feature: Nomination of Germany's Schroder to Rosneft board hints at natural gas shift - Platts

Nord Stream - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:38

Feature: Nomination of Germany's Schroder to Rosneft board hints at natural gas shift
Platts
Schroder is chairman of the Nord Stream shareholders committee, representing investors in Gazprom's 55 Bcm/year gas pipeline to Germany, and is also chairman of the board of directors of the Gazprom-owned Nord Stream 2 pipeline project -- the ...

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Major 'De-Dollarization' Trend Seen in Russian Economy, Minister ... - Sputnik International

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:01

Sputnik International

Major 'De-Dollarization' Trend Seen in Russian Economy, Minister ...
Sputnik International
Russian Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin said Wednesday that Russia's national currency, the ruble, should be supported because a "big ...

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Spaced-out in the Soviet Union: 3 UFO stories from Russia - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:54

Russia Beyond the Headlines

Spaced-out in the Soviet Union: 3 UFO stories from Russia
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Perhaps the most mysterious case occurred in 1977 in Petrozavodsk (696 km northwest of Moscow). One September night, about 200 people from the Republic of Karelia saw a strange object in the night sky, surrounded by glowing white light. It looked like ...

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lastest news: When Russia Owned Part of America - Standard Republic (press release) (blog)

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:17

Standard Republic (press release) (blog)

lastest news: When Russia Owned Part of America
Standard Republic (press release) (blog)
By the 1810s, the Russians had Fort Ross in California, with farms, windmills and cannons, as well as bases in Hawaii. Czar Alexander I even briefly claimed much of the Pacific Northwest. But the Russian sphere of influence was tenuous: hundreds of ...

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When Russia Owned Part of America - The New York Times - New York Times

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:10

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When Russia Owned Part of America - The New York Times
New York Times
The sea-otter trade brought adventurers across the Bering Strait to Alaska and beyond, and remnants of their footprints remain.

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Axios Generate - Axios

Nord Stream - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:16

Axios Generate
Axios
A new filing in the Lobbying Disclosure Act database shows that Nord Stream 2 AG has brought on Roberti Global to lobby on "issues related to the U.S. position toward the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, including potential financial sanctions affecting the ...

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Some Growth Optimism From The Russian Regional Data - Seeking Alpha

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:37

Some Growth Optimism From The Russian Regional Data
Seeking Alpha
"Industrial output growth continued in the first half of this year in all of Russia's eight federal districts," with production up 1.5-2% y/y in the Northwest, Central and Volga Federal Districts, as well as in the Moscow city and region. St ...

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Appeal after non-native Pacific pink salmon found in Irish rivers - RTE.ie

Northwest Russia - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:35

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Appeal after non-native Pacific pink salmon found in Irish rivers
RTE.ie
They can also be found in rivers in northern Norway and in the far northwest of Russia, as a result of stocking programmes in that region of Russia. There is no licence to farm them here in Ireland. Among the more recent discoveries of the species here ...
Alert issued over increase in invasive Pacific pink salmonIrish Times

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US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 08:09

US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
Northwest Herald
WASHINGTON – Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the U.S. deeper into the former Soviet republic's conflict. The ...

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Will coal handling and clean environment ever be possible? - PortNews IAA

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Will coal handling and clean environment ever be possible?
PortNews IAA
There are currently four dedicated coal ports operating in Russia: JSC Vostochny Port, Far East based CJSC DaltTansUgol, JSC Rosterminalugol based in the Baltic Sea basin and in some ways, JSC Commercial port Posiet, also located in Russia's Far East.

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Will coal handling and clean environment ever be possible? - PortNews IAA

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Will coal handling and clean environment ever be possible?
PortNews IAA
There are currently four dedicated coal ports operating in Russia: JSC Vostochny Port, Far East based CJSC DaltTansUgol, JSC Rosterminalugol based in the Baltic Sea basin and in some ways, JSC Commercial port Posiet, also located in Russia's Far East.

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Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Sat, 08/12/2017 - 07:48

Northwest Herald

Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk
Northwest Herald
The resistance movement that flourished with Donald Trump‚Äôs ascendance to the White House isn‚Äôt necessarily itching to see his presidency undone by the investigation into Russia‚Äôs election meddling or even impeachment. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, ...
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – August 2017: The Politics of ACA Repeal and Replace EffortsKaiser Family Foundation

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In DC's Glover Park neighborhood, Russia is far away -- and right next door - Washington Examiner

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:29

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In DC's Glover Park neighborhood, Russia is far away -- and right next door
Washington Examiner
In a mostly quiet residential neighborhood in Northwest Washington, a white marble relic of the Cold War cuts an imposing figure against the apartment buildings and family houses just removed from the hustle of D.C. life. As Russia and its role in the ...

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US sanctions against Russia encourage Kiev to raise tensions in Donbass — politician - TASS

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:23

US sanctions against Russia encourage Kiev to raise tensions in Donbass — politician
TASS
Besides, on August 1, Russia suspended the use of a US country house located in the Serebryany Bor area in northwest Moscow and a Moscow storage facility. On August 2, US President Donald Trump signed the bill passed by the Congress, calling the ...

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Russian forces hold major drills in Baltic Sea - Standard Republic - Standard Republic (press release) (blog)

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Russian forces hold major drills in Baltic Sea - Standard Republic
Standard Republic (press release) (blog)
The Russian navy has staged major tactical drills in the westernmost region of Kaliningrad، the latest in a series of high-profile war games by the country's ...

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Arctic fjords help Russia combat fish shortage problems - Reuters

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:56

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Arctic fjords help Russia combat fish shortage problems
Reuters
In the Murmansk region in Russia's northwest, where the rocky coastline of the Ura Bay still features deserted Soviet-era bases and top secret berths for today's submarine fleet, huge fish farming cages are now becoming part of the landscape. Thousands ...

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Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems - Voice of America

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 05:30

Voice of America

Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems
Voice of America
In the Murmansk region in Russia's northwest, where the rocky coastline of the Ura Bay still features deserted Soviet-era bases and top secret berths for today's submarine fleet, huge fish farming cages are now becoming part of the landscape. Thousands ...

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Russian Cyberattack Targeted Elections Vendor Tied To Voting Day Disruptions - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 03:55

Northwest Public Radio

Russian Cyberattack Targeted Elections Vendor Tied To Voting Day Disruptions
Northwest Public Radio
The electronic systems — known as poll books — also indicated that some voters had to show identification, even though they did not. Investigators later discovered the company that provided those poll books had been the target of a Russian cyberattack.

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