US Interests and Priorities in the South Caucasus - vestnik kavkaza

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 17:56

vestnik kavkaza

US Interests and Priorities in the South Caucasus
vestnik kavkaza
Renewed hostilities would endanger the lives of many civilians, put at risk important infrastructure, possibly result in serious environmental damage, and affect not only the two warring parties but also Georgia, whose fortunes are closely tied to ...

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The US rules the waves — but for how long? - WorkBoat (blog)

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 09:33

WorkBoat (blog)

The US rules the waves — but for how long?
WorkBoat (blog)
JS: Both the Baltic and Black Seas are inland lakes in Russia's eyes. ... TH: Last, one of your other big warnings is about environmental degradation — both in terms of climate change and, more specifically, ocean pollution and destruction of ...

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Polish ex-PM Launches Last-Ditch Nord Stream Attack - Natural Gas World

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 14:41

Natural Gas World

Polish ex-PM Launches Last-Ditch Nord Stream Attack
Natural Gas World
Nord Stream 1 already carries gas from Russia under the Baltic Sea to northeast Germany; Nord Stream 2 would follow the route, bringing the capacity to 55bn m³/yr, and flow mostly from there southwards into central Europe, rather than northwest Europe ...

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Army leaders, intel chiefs face senators today - Washington Examiner

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 14:06

Army leaders, intel chiefs face senators today
Washington Examiner
THE ARMY'S TURN: Service chief testimony week continues today when Acting Army Secretary Robert Speer and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley weigh in on the president's fiscal 2018 budget request before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on ...

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Trump's infrastructure plan: How "private" will he go? - Politico

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 12:25

Politico

Trump's infrastructure plan: How "private" will he go?
Politico
At the end of April, Russian natural gas giant Gazprom signed a financing deal for its Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would carry gas from Russia's Ust-Luga area west of St. Petersburg across the Baltic Sea directly to Germany, where it would be ...

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Ukraine, Poland Plan Gas Hub To Cut Russian Dominance - OilPrice.com

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 19:57

Ukraine, Poland Plan Gas Hub To Cut Russian Dominance
OilPrice.com
This new pipeline, Baltic Pipe, is a project for a potential new gas pipeline that would provide Denmark and Poland with a direct access to Norway's gas fields. The project is in its early stages, with exact routing yet to be detailed and environmental ...

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Making the Kremlin believe that it's more advantageous to cooperate is quite difficult - Visegrad Insight

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:04

Making the Kremlin believe that it's more advantageous to cooperate is quite difficult
Visegrad Insight
The West has to understand the way of Russian military thinking in order to be able to respond to the Kremlin's moves. Russia is unlikely to invade the Baltic states, however, it will be worth it to pay attention to Belarus this year. Although “hybrid ...

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Chances and challenges - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 00:02

Chances and challenges
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Competitiveness, digitalisation and decarbonisation – these are the three strands of the Valletta Declaration on the EU's maritime transport policy, approved by ministers earlier this year. The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has already ...

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Tusk adds voice to calls for greater EU control over Nord Stream 2 - Financial Times

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 18:46

Financial Times

Tusk adds voice to calls for greater EU control over Nord Stream 2
Financial Times
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, has weighed in against the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline to bring more Russian gas to Germany, urging ...

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The Daily 202: James Mattis emerges as the most un-Trumpian member of the cabinet - Washington Post

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 17:34

Washington Post

The Daily 202: James Mattis emerges as the most un-Trumpian member of the cabinet
Washington Post
“We will deploy whatever capability is necessary here,” Mattis told leaders of the Baltic States, where he visited U.S. troops massing near the border with Russia and heard from a German colonel about Moscow's latest subterfuge. Two weeks later, Trump ...

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Port Strategy | Chances and challenges - Port Strategy

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 23:28

Port Strategy

Port Strategy | Chances and challenges
Port Strategy
There's renewed focus on the opportunities for Europe's ports, as Felicity Landon explains.

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America Rules the Waves. But for How Long? - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 16:00

Bloomberg

America Rules the Waves. But for How Long? - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
A Q-and-A with Admiral James Stavridis about China's fake islands, India's real rise and sea power in the 21st century.

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Russia envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup - WPXI Pittsburgh

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 17:34

WPXI Pittsburgh

Russia envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup
WPXI Pittsburgh
BRUSSELS (AP) - Russia's envoy to NATO warned Thursday that Moscow is concerned by the alliance's military deployment in the Baltic States and Poland, and will respond to the buildup, as thousands of U.S. and European troops trained on land, sea and in ...

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State programme for LNG - PortNews IAA

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:31

PortNews IAA

State programme for LNG
PortNews IAA
Introduction of tough environmental requirements has facilitated the transition of sea-going ships to LNG. ... Investors consider different sites for location of bunkering facilities in Russian orts of the Baltic Sea (Ust-Luga, Big Port St. Petersburg ...

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State programme for LNG - PortNews IAA

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:31

PortNews IAA

State programme for LNG
PortNews IAA
Introduction of tough environmental requirements has facilitated the transition of sea-going ships to LNG. ... Investors consider different sites for location of bunkering facilities in Russian orts of the Baltic Sea (Ust-Luga, Big Port St. Petersburg ...

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Malaysian developers bag four world awards - The Star Online

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 02:46

The Star Online

Malaysian developers bag four world awards
The Star Online
The Malaysian gold award winner was Bandar Rimbayu in the Master Plan Category by IJM Land Bhd while the Malaysian silver award winners were River Rehabilitation@ By The Sea in Environmental (Rehabilitation/Conservation) Category by Selangor ... He ...

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US Policy Toward the South Caucasus: Take Three - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 21:34

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

US Policy Toward the South Caucasus: Take Three
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
But U.S. policy in the region cannot change its environment, and will have to contend with Russia's dominant position and its opposition to U.S. engagement there. The United States cannot retreat from the South Caucasus. But success ...... The ongoing ...

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The Kremlin´s Gas Games in Europe: Implications for Policy Makers - CSS Resources (blog)

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:40

The Kremlin´s Gas Games in Europe: Implications for Policy Makers
CSS Resources (blog)
What benefits does Gazprom currently provide the Russian State? According Ilya Zaslavskiy, it's one of the Kremlin's main cash generators and international ...

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Ten notable facts about Estonia you ought to know - Estonian World (press release) (blog)

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 07:52

Estonian World (press release) (blog)

Ten notable facts about Estonia you ought to know
Estonian World (press release) (blog)
Wondering for what Estonia is notable? Searching for facts to find a reason to travel to Estonia? Looking for something to boast about with your non-Estonian partner, colleague or friend? Estonian World makes it easier for you – we have highlighted at ...

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Ten facts about Estonia you oughta know - Estonian World (press release) (blog)

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 06:57

Estonian World (press release) (blog)

Ten facts about Estonia you oughta know
Estonian World (press release) (blog)
Wondering for what Estonia is notable? Searching for facts to find a reason to travel to Estonia? Looking for something to boast about with your non-Estonian partner, colleague or friend? Estonian World makes it easier for you – we have highlighted at ...

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