Krasnodar: Russian ghost submarine has US Navy in hot pursuit - The Australian

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 08:28

The Australian

Krasnodar: Russian ghost submarine has US Navy in hot pursuit
The Australian
The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse.

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A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New ... - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:53

Wall Street Journal

A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New ...
Wall Street Journal
A resurgence in Moscow's submarine fleet has reignited the undersea arms race of the Cold War. It's played out recently in a cat-and-mouse sea hunt across the ...

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Dealing with Russian Challenges in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic: A New Special Report - Second Line of Defense

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:52

Second Line of Defense

Dealing with Russian Challenges in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic: A New Special Report
Second Line of Defense
The Arctic opening expands the range significantly of the challenge in what might be called the Nordic Security Zone (NSZNS) and the use of military power in Europe and beyond by the Russians has changed the defense environment of the post-Cold War ...

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Progress on renewables provokes backlash in central and eastern Europe - Financial Times

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:01

Financial Times

Progress on renewables provokes backlash in central and eastern Europe
Financial Times
The value of its Slovak pipeline assets are threatened by Russian moves to reroute gas flows via Nord Stream 2 across the Baltic Sea, though EPH says it has a take-or-pay contract until 2028. More fundamentally, by betting big on coal being around for ...

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News at a glance - Science Magazine

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:28

Science Magazine

News at a glance
Science Magazine
They hope to transfer 10 to 12 of these rare survivors to a safe sea pen off San Felipe and, eventually, release them in a part of the gulf that's free of illegal fishing activity. Porpoises ... President Donald Trump's nomination of a climate change ...

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Finland and Norway to connect with China through trans-Arctic data cable - ScandAsia.com

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:36

Finland and Norway to connect with China through trans-Arctic data cable
ScandAsia.com
“Our aim in Finland is to provide the best possible operating environment for the development of digital services and business opportunities and to actively engage in international cooperation. One example of this is cooperation between Finland and ...

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Russia, Finland eye trans-Arctic data cable connect with Japan, China - PortNews IAA

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:57

Russia, Finland eye trans-Arctic data cable connect with Japan, China
PortNews IAA
The Independent Barents Observer is reporting that Russia and Finland are discussing the creation of a trans-Arctic fiber-optic data cable that would connect Finland, Norway and Russia with Japan and China. Finland's Minister of Transport and ...

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First vessel with coal shipped from Rosterminalugol to Portugal (photo) - PortNews IAA

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:49

PortNews IAA

First vessel with coal shipped from Rosterminalugol to Portugal (photo)
PortNews IAA
Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East ...

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Russia, Finland eye trans-Arctic data cable connect with Japan, China - Asia Times

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:46

Asia Times

Russia, Finland eye trans-Arctic data cable connect with Japan, China
Asia Times
The Independent Barents Observer is reporting that Russia and Finland are discussing the creation of a trans-Arctic fiber-optic data cable that would connect Finland, Norway and Russia with Japan and China. Finland's Minister of Transport and ...

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North European and North Atlantic Defense: The Challenges Return ... - Second Line of Defense

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:01

North European and North Atlantic Defense: The Challenges Return ...
Second Line of Defense
This Special Report looks at innovations in the region and how these innovations might inform transformation of the forces of the liberal democracies in dealing.

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Vostochny Port completed major preparation of its facilities for winter operations (photo) - PortNews IAA

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:17

PortNews IAA

Vostochny Port completed major preparation of its facilities for winter operations (photo)
PortNews IAA
What is most important is that this approach allows for almost zero negative environmental impact”, says Evgeny Arekhta, Chief Engineer of JSC “Vostochny Port”. The water spraying ... Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that ...

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Video Shows What Happens if DC Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons - Scout (blog)

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:18

Scout (blog)

Video Shows What Happens if DC Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons
Scout (blog)
Then there is Russia [5]. Moscow continues to press NATO [6] from the Baltics to the Black Sea and beyond, while its influence is on the rise in the Middle East with itsunending military involvement in Syria [7]. And the war in Ukraine continues to ...

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A Norwegian Perspective on Nordic Security: Challenges and Shaping a Way Ahead - Second Line of Defense

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:48

Second Line of Defense

A Norwegian Perspective on Nordic Security: Challenges and Shaping a Way Ahead
Second Line of Defense
... of Norway. We focused on the new security environment and the Norwegian way ahead in that interview. ... The Finns and Swedes are paying close attention to what's going on now with regard to Russian behavior, the Baltic Sea in particular. There's ...

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Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:36

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Retired General Vladimir Shamanov, who heads the defense committee in the lower house of parliament, said on October 12 that Russia could deploy additional Iskander missile systems in western areas including Kaliningrad, an exclave on the Baltic Sea ...

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Nord Stream 2 AG completes Russian public consultations - World Pipelines

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:52

Nord Stream 2 AG completes Russian public consultations
World Pipelines
The draft EIA report was released for public review on 4 August 2017 and the public hearing was held on 4 September in Kingisepp, Russia. There all stakeholders had the opportunity to provide their feedback and comments on the environmental aspects of ...

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Nord Stream 2 AG completes Russian public consultations | World ... - World Pipelines

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:52

World Pipelines

Nord Stream 2 AG completes Russian public consultations | World ...
World Pipelines
Nord Stream 2 AG, the developer of a new pipeline to supply Russian natural gas through the Baltic Sea to the EU market, has completed the 60 day public ...

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Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 19 mln t milestone this year (photo) - PortNews IAA

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 18:01

PortNews IAA

Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 19 mln t milestone this year (photo)
PortNews IAA
Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East ...

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XIX "Baltic Sea Day" International Environmental Forum will be organized in St. Petersburg on 22–23 March, 2018 - PortNews IAA

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:36

XIX "Baltic Sea Day" International Environmental Forum will be organized in St. Petersburg on 22–23 March, 2018
PortNews IAA
HELCOM says global and regional environmental matters will be in focus during the XIX International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day", to be held on 22–23 March 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The agenda of the Forum, based on proposals to be ...

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Danish government proposes 20 percent defence budget hike to deter Russia - Reuters UK

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:59

Reuters UK

Danish government proposes 20 percent defence budget hike to deter Russia
Reuters UK
Russia dismisses concerns over its defence activities and accused the West of “whipping up hysteria” over recent large-scale military exercises. “Russia is investing heavily in its military and carrying out large-scale military exercises along the ...

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Danish government proposes 20 percent defence budget hike to deter Russia - Reuters

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:57

Reuters

Danish government proposes 20 percent defence budget hike to deter Russia
Reuters
Last year Russia, saying it was part of routine drills, moved ballistic nuclear-capable missiles to its enclave of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea and deployed its S-400 air missile defence system there. These missiles are capable of reaching Copenhagen ...

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