First of Andreyeva Bay fuel reaches Mayak - Bellona

Northwest Russia - 6 hours 51 min ago

Bellona

First of Andreyeva Bay fuel reaches Mayak
Bellona
But Norway has led the pack by far, contributing some $230 million over the past 20 years toward safely removing Andreyeva Bay's spend nuclear fuel – a national movement spawned when Bellona published its first report on Northwest Russia's nuclear ...

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Germany's SPD criticised over Schröder's post at Rosneft - Financial Times

Nord Stream - 10 hours 19 min ago

Financial Times

Germany's SPD criticised over Schröder's post at Rosneft
Financial Times
Mr Schröder's ties with Mr Putin became controversial in Berlin in 2005 when, shortly after losing power to Ms Merkel, he became chairman of Nord Stream, a Baltic Sea pipeline that brings Russian gas to Germany and is 51 per cent owned by Gazprom.
German ex-chancellor Schroeder hits back in Russia row before voteReuters
Gerhard Schröder's Russian oil links leave a bad tasteIrish Times

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Axios Generate - Axios

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Axios

Axios Generate
Axios
Speaking of Nord Stream 2: The Russian sanctions law that President Trump signed August 2 creates the option to impose sanctions against the project, and as Generate readers know, the Gazprom subsidiary working with several European energy ...

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A forgotten Washington state law forbids planning for a nuclear attack. That's a bit awkward these days - Los Angeles Times

Northwest Russia - 12 hours 59 min ago

Los Angeles Times

A forgotten Washington state law forbids planning for a nuclear attack. That's a bit awkward these days
Los Angeles Times
“But it should remind citizens of the Pacific Northwest,” Milner said, “that our area will be in the forefront of any nuclear exchange, whether it involves North Korea, China or Russia.” Although North Korea on Monday said it will stand down on its ...

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Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression? - New Eastern Europe


Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression?
New Eastern Europe
riga Politically, Latvia is firmly anchored to the West through its membership of the European Union and NATO. Economically, however, the country still remains under significant Russian influence. The Kremlin has several economic instruments at its ...

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Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression? - New Eastern Europe


Latvia – a potential target for Russian economic aggression?
New Eastern Europe
riga Politically, Latvia is firmly anchored to the West through its membership of the European Union and NATO. Economically, however, the country still remains under significant Russian influence. The Kremlin has several economic instruments at its ...

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A Look at Russian Reindeer Herders' Battle with the Bottle - News Deeply

Northwest Russia - 15 hours 51 min ago

News Deeply

A Look at Russian Reindeer Herders' Battle with the Bottle
News Deeply
Although Russia remains one of the top consumers of alcohol per capita in the world, there is an observable nationwide decline, according to data from the Russian government. However, that is not the case in the northwestern regions of the Russian ...

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Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemma - Reuters

Northwest Russia - 16 hours 44 min ago

Reuters

Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemma
Reuters
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the ...

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Republican leaders dance around President Donald Trump's remarks - Northwest Herald

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Northwest Herald

Republican leaders dance around President Donald Trump's remarks
Northwest Herald
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out the liberal media is not a fan of President Trump," said Trump's Alabama campaign chairman, Perry Hooper, arguing the Russia investigation is driven by media obsession. He added, "Now they're trying to ...

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Grain harvest in Russia in 2017 will be at least 100 million tonnes - TASS

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:26

Grain harvest in Russia in 2017 will be at least 100 million tonnes
TASS
He also noted that in some regions of the country, in the federal districts of Siberia, the Urals, North-West Federal District weather factors have caused a certain risk to the future harvest. Earlier, Russia's Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev ...

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1000 Baltic Sea Fleet marines take part in wargame in Russia's northwest - TASS

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:15

1000 Baltic Sea Fleet marines take part in wargame in Russia's northwest
TASS
KALININGRAD, August 16. /TASS/. About 1,000 marines of the Russian Baltic Sea Fleet take part in a wargame that simulates action to protect the seacoast, fleet spokesman Roman Martov told TASS on Wednesday. He said the active phase of the tactical ...

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MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin - PortNews IAA

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:45

MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin
PortNews IAA
The development of the Murmansk Transport Hub is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia. It is instrumental for the plans to develop the Northern Sea Route and coal fields. That was the opinion given by RF ...

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'Worst president' left his mark on Pacific Northwest - MyNorthwest.com

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:09

MyNorthwest.com

'Worst president' left his mark on Pacific Northwest
MyNorthwest.com
For this, the people of the North are not more responsible and have no more fight to interfere than with similar institutions in Russia or in Brazil.” Seven states seceded from the Union before Lincoln's inauguration on March 4, 1861; the Civil War ...

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Feature: Nomination of Germany's Schroder to Rosneft board hints at natural gas shift - Platts

Nord Stream - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 15:38

Feature: Nomination of Germany's Schroder to Rosneft board hints at natural gas shift
Platts
Schroder is chairman of the Nord Stream shareholders committee, representing investors in Gazprom's 55 Bcm/year gas pipeline to Germany, and is also chairman of the board of directors of the Gazprom-owned Nord Stream 2 pipeline project -- the ...

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Major 'De-Dollarization' Trend Seen in Russian Economy, Minister Says - Sputnik International

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:01

Sputnik International

Major 'De-Dollarization' Trend Seen in Russian Economy, Minister Says
Sputnik International
He added, speaking at a session on the development of transport infrastructure in Northwest Russia, that the increased role of the ruble "is such a trend that should be fully supported." "And we should move away from, among others, foreign currency loans.

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Spaced-out in the Soviet Union: 3 UFO stories from Russia - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Northwest Russia - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:54

Russia Beyond the Headlines

Spaced-out in the Soviet Union: 3 UFO stories from Russia
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Perhaps the most mysterious case occurred in 1977 in Petrozavodsk (696 km northwest of Moscow). One September night, about 200 people from the Republic of Karelia saw a strange object in the night sky, surrounded by glowing white light. It looked like ...

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lastest news: When Russia Owned Part of America - Standard Republic (press release) (blog)

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:17

Standard Republic (press release) (blog)

lastest news: When Russia Owned Part of America
Standard Republic (press release) (blog)
By the 1810s, the Russians had Fort Ross in California, with farms, windmills and cannons, as well as bases in Hawaii. Czar Alexander I even briefly claimed much of the Pacific Northwest. But the Russian sphere of influence was tenuous: hundreds of ...

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When Russia Owned Part of America - New York Times

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:10

New York Times

When Russia Owned Part of America
New York Times
By the 1810s, the Russians had Fort Ross in California, with farms, windmills and cannons, as well as bases in Hawaii. Czar Alexander I even briefly claimed much of the Pacific Northwest. But the Russian sphere of influence was tenuous: hundreds of ...

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Axios Generate - Axios

Nord Stream - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:16

Axios Generate
Axios
A new filing in the Lobbying Disclosure Act database shows that Nord Stream 2 AG has brought on Roberti Global to lobby on "issues related to the U.S. position toward the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, including potential financial sanctions affecting the ...

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Some Growth Optimism From The Russian Regional Data - Seeking Alpha

Northwest Russia - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:37

Some Growth Optimism From The Russian Regional Data
Seeking Alpha
"Industrial output growth continued in the first half of this year in all of Russia's eight federal districts," with production up 1.5-2% y/y in the Northwest, Central and Volga Federal Districts, as well as in the Moscow city and region. St ...

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