US looks to Germany to stop Baltic undersea Russian gas pipeline - Reuters

Nord Stream - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:08

US looks to Germany to stop Baltic undersea Russian gas pipeline
Reuters
The Trump administration, like the Obama administration before it, is concerned that Nord Stream 2, which would concentrate 75 percent of Russian gas shipments to Europe, could help Moscow use energy as a weapon. Russia cut gas shipments in winter ...

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US looks to Germany to stop Baltic undersea Russian gas pipeline - Reuters

Nord Stream - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:03

US looks to Germany to stop Baltic undersea Russian gas pipeline
Reuters
The Trump administration, like the Obama administration before it, is concerned that Nord Stream 2, which would concentrate 75 percent of Russian gas shipments to Europe, could help Moscow use energy as a weapon. Russia cut gas shipments in winter ...

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Nord Stream 2 AG Receives 1st Permit for Construction in German Waters - Reports - Sputnik International

Nord Stream - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:45

Sputnik International

Nord Stream 2 AG Receives 1st Permit for Construction in German Waters - Reports
Sputnik International
Nord Stream 2 is a joint venture of Russia's Gazprom with several European energy companies, envisaging the construction of two gas pipelines from the Russian coast, through the Baltic Sea and on to a hub in Germany. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Stralsund ...

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Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated' - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:08

Northwest Herald

Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'
Northwest Herald
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met." Trump lashed out on ...

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Russian Nord Stream 2 bypassing Ukraine gets first partial permit in Germany - UNIAN

Nord Stream - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:43

UNIAN

Russian Nord Stream 2 bypassing Ukraine gets first partial permit in Germany
UNIAN
It is about the permission for construction on a part of Germany's continental shelf. The Ministry of Energy of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern federal land has confirmed the report, saying that the permission was adopted on November 2, DW wrote. A ...
Ukraine needs US help to confront Nord Stream II – Naftogaz CEOUNIAN-Economy
Congress Weighs Threat of Moscow Wielding the Energy WeaponForeign Policy (blog)
Naftogaz Lobbies US on Nord Stream 2Natural Gas World

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Congress Weighs Threat of Moscow Wielding the Energy Weapon - Foreign Policy (blog)

Nord Stream - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:28

UNIAN

Congress Weighs Threat of Moscow Wielding the Energy Weapon
Foreign Policy (blog)
But those worries have been given fresh urgency with Russia's plan to build a new pipeline alongside an existing gas pipeline across the Baltic Sea to Germany, known as Nord Stream 2. “Even if Gazprom takes no actions to exert political power through ...
Ukraine needs US help to confront Nord Stream II – Naftogaz CEOUNIAN
Naftogaz Lobbies US on Nord Stream 2Natural Gas World
Russian Gas 'Should Remain Part of Diversified Energy Mix for Europe' - US DoSSputnik International

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Ukraine needs US help to confront Nord Stream II – Naftogaz CEO - UNIAN

Nord Stream - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:07

UNIAN

Ukraine needs US help to confront Nord Stream II – Naftogaz CEO
UNIAN
"Preventing Nord Stream II is a mutual interest of the United States and Ukraine. Naftogaz is fighting to stop this dangerous project, which would increase the dependence of America's European allies on Russia and make them far more susceptible to ...
Congress Weighs Threat of Moscow Wielding the Energy WeaponForeign Policy (blog)
Naftogaz Lobbies US on Nord Stream 2Natural Gas World
US looks to Germany to stop Baltic undersea Russian gas pipelineReuters
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Sputnik International -Wall Street Journal
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Russia launches South pipeline - Hydrocarbon Engineering

Northwest Russia - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:52

Hydrocarbon Engineering

Russia launches South pipeline
Hydrocarbon Engineering
In December this year, the first ULSD will be exported from the new South pipeline, Russia's Black Sea counterpart to the North pipeline, which used to export ULSD to Northwest Europe. Initially, the South pipeline will transport 100 000 bpd of ULSD ...

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Austrian Explosion Rattles Europe's Gas Market - Bloomberg

Northwest Russia - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:24

Austrian Explosion Rattles Europe's Gas Market
Bloomberg
Baumgarten is Austria's largest gas reception point and main distribution hub for imports from countries including Russia, Europe's biggest gas supplier. Moscow-based Gazprom PJSC said it “is working on redistribution of gas flows and does its best to ...

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Egypt, Russia sign nuclear deal - Arkansas Online

Northwest Russia - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:55

Arkansas Online

Egypt, Russia sign nuclear deal
Arkansas Online
The project, which is to be built about 80 miles northwest of Cairo, will cost an estimated $30 billion, and Russia is expected to provide a $25 billion loan. "We have finalized technical, financial and legal aspects of the deal," Electricity Ministry ...

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Russia's South ULSD Pipeline Launched - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Northwest Russia - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:10

Russia's South ULSD Pipeline Launched
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The start of ULSD exports to the Black Sea and Med markets via Russia's South pipeline is not a prelude to massive upgrading investment and soaring diesel production, according to ESAI Energy's newly published CIS Watch, an outlook on Russia's refined ...

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Nord Stream 2 Getting Closer Faster - Oil & Gas 360

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Nord Stream 2 Getting Closer Faster
Oil & Gas 360
Each company is expected to provide long-term funding of €285 million. Funds of up to €665 million will be provided to cover long and short-term funding and guarantees. Nord Stream 2 will stretch from the Narva Bay in Russia to Lubmin, Germany ...

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Nord Stream 2 Getting Closer Faster - Oil & Gas 360

Nord Stream - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:26

Oil & Gas 360

Nord Stream 2 Getting Closer Faster
Oil & Gas 360
Each company is expected to provide long-term funding of €285 million. Funds of up to €665 million will be provided to cover long and short-term funding and guarantees. Nord Stream 2 will stretch from the Narva Bay in Russia to Lubmin, Germany ...

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A confident and upbeat Putin goes on Mideast 'victory' tour - Chicago Tribune

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:24

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A confident and upbeat Putin goes on Mideast 'victory' tour
Chicago Tribune
Putin praised Russia's effort to help President Bashar Assad's forces to gain the upper hand over the Islamic State group and Syrian rebels. "Here in Syria, far away from our borders, you helped the Syrian people to preserve their state and fend off ...
Putin orders Russian troops out of SyriaCBC.ca
Putin visits Assad in Syria, promises troop withdrawalRudaw

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'Journalism for rent': Inside the secretive firm behind the Trump dossier - Washington Post

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:02

Washington Post

'Journalism for rent': Inside the secretive firm behind the Trump dossier
Washington Post
Fusion GPS bills itself as a corporate research firm, but in many ways it operates with the secrecy of a spy agency. No sign marks its headquarters above a coffee shop in Northwest Washington. Its website consists of two sentences and an email address ...

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Russia, Egypt sign $30 billion nuclear deal as ties expand - The Spokesman-Review

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:32

The Spokesman-Review

Russia, Egypt sign $30 billion nuclear deal as ties expand
The Spokesman-Review
The project, which is to be built some 130 kilometers northwest from Cairo, will cost an estimated $30 billion and Russia is expected to provide a $25 billion loan. “We have finalized technical, financial and legal aspects of the deal,” Electricity ...

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The Morning Briefing: Alabama Senate Race, RUSSIA Update and Much, Much More - PJ Media

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:29

PJ Media

The Morning Briefing: Alabama Senate Race, RUSSIA Update and Much, Much More
PJ Media
A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through canyons and down hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from water-dropping ...

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Putin and Sisi Finalize $30 Billion Nuclear Plant Deal - Bloomberg

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:15

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Putin and Sisi Finalize $30 Billion Nuclear Plant Deal
Bloomberg
No decision has yet been taken on the resumption of Russian charter flights to Egypt's Red Sea resorts, he said. On the eve of Putin's visit, banners for Aeroflot passengers could be seen at Cairo airport. Rosatom plans to commission the first unit of ...
Russia, Egypt sign $30 billion nuclear deal as ties expandThe Spokesman-Review
Russia, Egypt in $30bn nuke dealThe Herald
Russia to start building Egypt's $30bn nuclear plantGCR

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Gazprom Wraps up Nord Stream 2 Service Contracts - Natural Gas World

Nord Stream - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:09

Natural Gas World

Gazprom Wraps up Nord Stream 2 Service Contracts
Natural Gas World
Gazprom has concluded all the contracts for materials, equipment and services that will be needed for the 55bn m³/yr Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, the Russian pipeline export monopoly said December 8. Gazprom noted that "preparation for the beginning ...

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Putin orders Russian troops out of Syria - CBC.ca

Northwest Russia - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:38

CBC.ca

Putin orders Russian troops out of Syria
CBC.ca
President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, claiming that after a two-year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying ISIS. Putin made the announcement during a surprise ...
Putin visits Assad in Syria, promises troop withdrawalRudaw

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