For US, Russia, challenge of deep chill is to keep cool and take small steps - Christian Science Monitor

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 22:43

Christian Science Monitor

For US, Russia, challenge of deep chill is to keep cool and take small steps
Christian Science Monitor
They include Syria, counterterrorism, avoiding a military confrontation in the Baltic Sea, and space. But even though the two chief diplomats will meet in tropical Manila, heavy coats may be in order to ward off ... In this environment, the two ...

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With eye toward EU energy security, US dulls Russia sanctions - The Hill (blog)

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 23:41

The Hill (blog)

With eye toward EU energy security, US dulls Russia sanctions
The Hill (blog)
... lesser Russian participation. In addition, the new legislation opposes — but more importantly fails to take any concrete U.S. action against — the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is planned to be built under the Baltic Sea ...
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EU seeks negotiating directives from member states for Nord Stream 2 talks with RussiaInterfax-Ukraine
Juncker: Neue Russland-Sanktionen der USA nur in Absprache mit AlliiertenPresseportal.de

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EU seeks negotiating directives from member states for Nord Stream 2 talks with Russia - Interfax-Ukraine

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 21:55

EU seeks negotiating directives from member states for Nord Stream 2 talks with Russia
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The European Commission has adopted its proposal for mandate from the European Union member states for talks with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project and is now discussing it with the member states, Peter Wagner, the head of the Support ...

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that. - Illawarra Mercury

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 16:37

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that.
Illawarra Mercury
US President Donald Trump is being called on to manage crises from North Korea and the South China Sea to Russia, Syria and the Baltics. ... Several of these cases could test whether old notions of nuclear security, like deterrence, can work in the new ...

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that. - Western Advocate

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:55

Western Advocate

'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that.
Western Advocate
That he continues to test the bounds of American influence by expanding Russia's own power: Putin signed a half-century lease on a naval base in Syria last week, he continues to inch deeper into Georgia, and he menaces the Baltics. This all suggests ...

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US threats and sanctions grow with isolation - Workers World

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:33

Workers World

US threats and sanctions grow with isolation
Workers World
That could cripple the construction of Nord Stream 2, a colossal natural gas pipeline planned to pump Russian gas to Germany beneath the Baltic Sea. The project is owned by Russian energy giant Gazprom and financed by European investors. It will affect ...

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that. - Ballarat Courier

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 01:20

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that.
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US President Donald Trump is being called on to manage crises from North Korea and the South China Sea to Russia, Syria and the Baltics. Photo: AP. Of the myriad serious geopolitical ... Several of these cases could test whether old notions of nuclear ...

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that. - Western Advocate

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 01:12

Western Advocate

'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that.
Western Advocate
US President Donald Trump is being called on to manage crises from North Korea and the South China Sea to Russia, Syria and the Baltics. Photo: AP. Of the myriad serious geopolitical ... Several of these cases could test whether old notions of nuclear ...

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'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that. - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:33

'Wait until the Donald Trump faces a real crisis': Here's the problem with that.
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US President Donald Trump is being called on to manage crises from North Korea and the South China Sea to Russia, Syria and the Baltics. Photo: AP. On Iran, last week the country launched a satellite into orbit showing that it too is enhancing its ...

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New Russia Sanctions Could Push US, EU Further Apart - Investing.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:38

New Russia Sanctions Could Push US, EU Further Apart
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The bill singles out Nord Stream 2, a natural gas pipeline project which would expand an existing gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea, currently led by Russian energy giant Gazprom (MCX:GAZP). Its partners, Carnegie explains ...

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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of July 31, 2017 - STRATFOR

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:01

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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of July 31, 2017
STRATFOR
2-8: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations will hold its ministerial meetings in Manila followed by a gathering of ASEAN+3 foreign ministers, which will include representatives from the United States, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, China and Russia.

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'Dunkirk' conquers 'Emoji,' 'Atomic Blonde' at box office - WPXI Pittsburgh

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 01:14

WPXI Pittsburgh

'Dunkirk' conquers 'Emoji,' 'Atomic Blonde' at box office
WPXI Pittsburgh
According to Animal Adventure Park, New York state Department of Environmental Conservation crews captured the renegade reptile Saturday behind the fairgrounds in rural Whitney Point. Sightings of the alligator were first reported July 22. Officials ...

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Vladimir Putin opposes US fracking because it threatens Russia's energy exports - Canada Free Press

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 17:49

Canada Free Press

Vladimir Putin opposes US fracking because it threatens Russia's energy exports
Canada Free Press
Russian connections to anti-fracking activism in the United States underscore Russian President Vladimir Putin's dedication to keeping Eastern Europe dependent on the oil and natural gas which flows from its state-owned energy giant, Gazprom. Russia ...

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The Operation Barbarossa II File: But Who Will Prosecute? Preparing to Wage War on Russia - Center for Research on Globalization

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 14:56

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The Operation Barbarossa II File: But Who Will Prosecute? Preparing to Wage War on Russia
Center for Research on Globalization
In June, the BALTOPS 2017 NATO naval and air exercises were conducted in the Baltic Sea near Kaliningrad and the approaches to St. Petersburg simultaneously with the Saber Strike military ground exercises in Latvia and Lithuania. .... against the use ...

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Russia, Finland leaders talk defence, environment and possible US sanctions - The Independent Barents Observer

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 09:56

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Russia, Finland leaders talk defence, environment and possible US sanctions
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Referring to Russia and China's joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea which wrap up at the end of this week, Niinistö said such situations are a part of living in a world with military powers. Putin said Russia's cooperation with China was a ...
Russia Ready to Work With Non-NATO States That Border the Baltic: PutinU.S. News & World Report
Putin Derides Sanctions and Trump Investigations as 'Boorishness'New York Times
Finland Russia PutinColorado Springs Gazette
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Ukraine, Canada 'on the same page' on climate change, ambassador says - National Observer

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 00:38

National Observer

Ukraine, Canada 'on the same page' on climate change, ambassador says
National Observer
The sanctions would "almost surely" affect the Russia-Germany pipeline Nord Stream 2 which would carry Russian natural gas under the Baltic Sea, bypassing Ukraine, the newspaper wrote. There has long been an interest in Canada in replacing Russia as ...

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Friday's papers: Putin, Putin, Putin - YLE News

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 09:35

YLE News

Friday's papers: Putin, Putin, Putin
YLE News
Putin hailed the progress on the planned Rosatom nuclear plant in northern Finland and proposed cooperation on environmental protection and on improving safety in the Baltic Sea. He downplayed China's participation in Russian naval exercises in the ...

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Putin: Finland's foreign policy contributing to stability in Northern Europe - Helsinki Times

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:35

Helsinki Times

Putin: Finland's foreign policy contributing to stability in Northern Europe
Helsinki Times
Putin responded by stating that he was pleased to hear new ideas about developing environmental protection in the Arctic Region. Finland and Russia together can accomplish a lot in the region, he estimated before also calling attention to the rapid ...

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Why Are Majors Shying Away From Gazprom? - OilPrice.com

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:01

Why Are Majors Shying Away From Gazprom?
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Despite being the operator of Russia's only operating LNG project, Sakhalin II, Gazprom has experienced quite a bit of misfortune with its pursuits. Its flagship endeavor, Shtokman LNG, ran aground and has been ... With its fragile ecosystem and many ...

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Putin and Niinistö talk defence, environment and possible US sanctions - YLE News

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 18:10

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Putin and Niinistö talk defence, environment and possible US sanctions
YLE News
Referring to Russia and China's joint naval exercises in the Baltic Sea which wrap up at the end of this week, Niinistö said such situations are a part of living in a world with military powers. Putin said Russia's cooperation with China was a ...
Putin: Finland's foreign policy contributing to stability in Northern EuropeHelsinki Times
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