Judy Asks: Is Europe Too Dependent on Russian Energy ... - Carnegie Europe

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 13:14

Carnegie Europe

Judy Asks: Is Europe Too Dependent on Russian Energy ...
Carnegie Europe
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.

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The learning machine: Angela Merkel - New Statesman

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:02

New Statesman

The learning machine: Angela Merkel
New Statesman
In 1994 he made her the minister for the environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety, a role that gave her a higher international profile. Merkel convened the first UN Climate Change Conference in Berlin in 1995 and two .... In 2005 they struck ...

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Gas War: Germany Takes on EU, US for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project - Sputnik International

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 12:38

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Gas War: Germany Takes on EU, US for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project
Sputnik International
The new 1,200-km pipeline is planned to be laid along the Nord Stream pipeline route from the Russian coast through the Baltic Sea to a hub in Germany. Shell, Engie, OMV, Uniper and Wintershall are the Russian giant Gazprom's partners in ... The ...

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The learning machine - New Statesman

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 11:05

New Statesman

The learning machine
New Statesman
In 1994 he made her the minister for the environment, nature conservation and nuclear safety, a role that gave her a higher international profile. Merkel convened the first UN Climate Change Conference in Berlin in 1995 and two .... In 2005 they struck ...

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Tillerson: Putin denied Russian involvement on US election - Forexlive - ForexLive

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 20:37

Tillerson: Putin denied Russian involvement on US election - Forexlive
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Other comments - Two leaders acknowledged the challenge of cyber threats and interference in the democratic process in the US and other countries - Trump ...

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NATO and US Baltic Sea Exercises Highlight Ongoing Tensions with Russian Forces - USNI News

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 18:39

USNI News

NATO and US Baltic Sea Exercises Highlight Ongoing Tensions with Russian Forces
USNI News
ABOARD AMPHIBIOUS WARSHIP USS ARLINGTON — BALTOPS 2017, now in its 45th year as an annual naval exercise, took place during the first two weeks of June in a Baltic Sea region that continues to be tense with Russia's continued assertiveness, which ...

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Geostrategic Insights Into the Joint Polish-Croatian “Three Seas Initiative” - Center for Research on Globalization

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 15:11

Center for Research on Globalization

Geostrategic Insights Into the Joint Polish-Croatian “Three Seas Initiative”
Center for Research on Globalization
The joint Polish-Croatian initiative aims to bring together three distinct blocs of countries occupying the strategic space between several of Europe's seas, which will ultimately work out to the US and China's benefit while negatively impacting on ...

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The Energy 202: The one issue where Trump is standing up to Russia - Norwich Bulletin

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 19:39

Norwich Bulletin

The Energy 202: The one issue where Trump is standing up to Russia
Norwich Bulletin
President Donald Trump, center, standing with from left, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Vice President Mike Pence, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, speaks at the Department of Energy in ...

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How Trump Should Handle His First Meeting with Putin - Newsweek

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 19:00

Newsweek

How Trump Should Handle His First Meeting with Putin
Newsweek
With the Russia investigation hanging over both the Trump administration and the U.S.-Russia relationship like the sword of Damocles, it is best to keep expectations modest for the initial meeting between President Trump and President Putin at the G-20 ...
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Lithuania's president tells Trump about regional security, Astravyets N-plant - Baltic Times

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 17:37

Baltic Times

Lithuania's president tells Trump about regional security, Astravyets N-plant
Baltic Times
In the face of military and non-conventional threat from Russia, the troops of the most powerful state in the world and advance stationing of equipment in the region are the best measures of deterrence. According to the Lithuanian president, the ... In ...

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Trump says gas deal with Poland should take '15 minutes' - The Hill

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 17:05

The Hill

Trump says gas deal with Poland should take '15 minutes'
The Hill
President Trump said Thursday that he wants American and Polish companies to sign a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal quickly. In a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, both said that they want a long-lasting deal to ...

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The Energy 202: The one issue where Trump is standing up to Russia. (No, not that thing.) - Washington Post

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:53

Washington Post

The Energy 202: The one issue where Trump is standing up to Russia. (No, not that thing.)
Washington Post
On Thursday, ahead of the G-20 meeting, Trump touted the promise of U.S. natural gas to a dozen Eastern European nations that attended the "Three Seas" regional summit, named after the Adriatic, Baltic and Black Seas that surround the countries. During ...

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G20 gathering will showcase the EU's many challenges - Irish Times

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 03:00

Irish Times

G20 gathering will showcase the EU's many challenges
Irish Times
... case, as host in Hamburg, Merkel is in a delicate position. She can choose between a lowest common denominator summit agreement that appeases Washington, or isolate Trump and pull in as many other attendees as possible behind the European position ...

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Fire aboard floating nuclear plant ignites fresh debate - Bellona

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 23:05

Bellona

Fire aboard floating nuclear plant ignites fresh debate
Bellona
The Baltic Shipyard where the Akademik Lomonosov is under construction is only two kilometers down the Neva River from St. Petersburg's major tourist sites, like the Hermitage Museum and St. Isaac's Cathedral. Mooring tests recently began on the plant ...

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Trump Faces Warm Polish Welcome From Europe's Eastern Nations - Bloomberg

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:59

Bloomberg

Trump Faces Warm Polish Welcome From Europe's Eastern Nations
Bloomberg
While Trump is at odds with many of his counterparts from the European Union over issues ranging from free trade to the environment, his visit to the Polish capital on July 5-6 is set to focus on a topic many in the bloc's east agree on—the need for U ...

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Washington and Berlin on a Collision Course - Center for Research on Globalization

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 21:58

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Washington and Berlin on a Collision Course
Center for Research on Globalization
On 30 June 2017 the public hearing to address the documentation on the assessment of potential transboundary environmental impacts of the Nord Stream 2 project was held in Kingisepp, Russia. (Source: Nord Stream 2). The US Senate is convinced that ...

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Estonia following development of Russian floating nuclear power ... - ERR News

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 17:05

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Estonia following development of Russian floating nuclear power ...
ERR News
Russia's floating nuclear power station Akademik Lomonosov will be towed from St. Petersburg through the Baltic and North seas and finally to Eastern Siberia.

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Finnish watchdog eyes Russian floating nuclear power scheme - YLE News

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 16:59

YLE News

Finnish watchdog eyes Russian floating nuclear power scheme
YLE News
The director of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) plans to visit St Petersburg in mid-July to find out more about a murky plan to tow a double nuclear reactor through the Baltic Sea next year.

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Espoo public hearing on Nord Stream 2 takes place in Russia - World Pipelines

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 12:43

World Pipelines

Espoo public hearing on Nord Stream 2 takes place in Russia
World Pipelines
On 30 June 2017, the public hearing to address the documentation on the assessment of potential transboundary environmental impacts of the Nord Stream 2 project was held in Kingisepp (Russia). The hearing was co-organised by the Administration of the ...

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Survey: Tips for President Trump Ahead of His First Meeting With Putin - Russia Matters

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 20:22

Russia Matters

Survey: Tips for President Trump Ahead of His First Meeting With Putin
Russia Matters
Top five recommendations to President Trump ahead of his July meeting with President Putin: (a) appoint a capable ambassador to Russia; (b) endorse Senate sanctions bill against Russia; (c) explicitly accept U.S. intelligence on Russian hacks to ...

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