My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ... - Juneau Empire (subscription)

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My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ...
Juneau Empire (subscription)
The State Department's Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp (USCG ret.), came to Anchorage a year ago this month. During his visit, he stated that he was working to create “greater interest in Arctic issues” by the American public.

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The North-South Divide Emerges in Eastern Europe - EuroBelarus (blog)


EuroBelarus (blog)

The North-South Divide Emerges in Eastern Europe
EuroBelarus (blog)
The proposed NEEA – SEEA divide is based on following factors: the pattern of rivalry between great powers, the relationship with Russia, and the vulnerability of intra-regional geopolitical structures. Based on this criteria, the areas are .... or if ...

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Sled hockey team is ready for new season - Washington Times

Northwest Russia - 3 hours 37 min ago

Washington Times

Sled hockey team is ready for new season
Washington Times
Three of the players: Rico Roman, Jen Lee and Josh Sweeney, played on the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The team has won two Northwest league championships. Operation Comfort helps ...

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In Finland, Slippery Seals - New York Times


New York Times

In Finland, Slippery Seals
New York Times
Most visitors do come to Kolovesi with hopes of spotting the seals, whose ancestors were stranded here when glaciers retreated from the region 12,000 years ago, cutting off their access to the Baltic Sea. The current population of about 300 seals is ...

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With Obama to visit nearby, Alaskan villagers struggle as their island disappears - Calhoun Times

Northwest Russia - 5 hours 33 min ago

With Obama to visit nearby, Alaskan villagers struggle as their island disappears
Calhoun Times
At the very least, he is scheduled to visit Kotzebue, less than 100 miles away, the heart of Alaska's Northwest Arctic Borough. Obama has high hopes for .... Kivalina is closer to Russia than it is to Anchorage, and nearly all supplies are shipped here ...

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President Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit - Q13 FOX

Northwest Russia - 7 hours 19 min ago

Q13 FOX

President Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit
Q13 FOX
The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Obama to Rename Alaska's Mount McKinley to Denali, in Nod to Region's Native ... - KTLA

Northwest Russia - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 01:00

KTLA

Obama to Rename Alaska's Mount McKinley to Denali, in Nod to Region's Native ...
KTLA
The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Obama to rename tallest US peak - News8000.com - WKBT

Northwest Russia - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 00:02

News8000.com - WKBT

Obama to rename tallest US peak
News8000.com - WKBT
The foreign policy implications of a changing arctic are quickly coming into focus for the Obama administration, as Russia is increasingly behaving like a military rival in the area. The Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Even though ...

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Dot Earth | Oil, Oligarchs and Other Subtexts on Obama's Arctic-Focused Alaska ... - New York Times (blog)

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 16:14

Press Examiner

Dot Earth | Oil, Oligarchs and Other Subtexts on Obama's Arctic-Focused Alaska ...
New York Times (blog)
Last year, 50 or so Russian paratroopers dropped to the sea ice near the polar camp. This spring, scientists conducting polar ice and ocean research told me they were unnerved to see a Russian military encampment nearby for the first time.
Russian Federation angles to claim a large portion of the warming Arctic CirclePress Examiner
America Still Making The Wrong Moves In Arctic Chess Game With RussiaDaily Caller
Arctic nations joust but North Pole payoff may be years awayAlaska Dispatch News
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Nature's last refuge: climate change threatens our most fragile ecosystem - The Guardian

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:27

The Guardian

Nature's last refuge: climate change threatens our most fragile ecosystem
The Guardian
The Northwest Passage is not an obvious choice for a holiday cruise. It is, after all, one of the most notorious ocean routes. Many hundreds of sailors died in opening up the seaway, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via the Canadian Arctic ...

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World War II vets return Japanese soldiers' 'good luck flags' on 70th ... - The Register-Guard

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:55

The Register-Guard

World War II vets return Japanese soldiers' 'good luck flags' on 70th ...
The Register-Guard
Shields, along with fellow Eugene World War II veterans Vern Thompson, 90, and Paul Boeger, 89, were part of a 14-person Pacific Northwest contingent, which included four other veterans of the war's Pacific Theater, who made the trip to Japan between ...

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Regional Governance in Security: NORDEFCO and the V4 - ISN

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Regional Governance in Security: NORDEFCO and the V4
ISN
In the wake of the Ukraine crisis, NORDEFCO seems to have gained speed and clout while even the future of the V4 is now questioned because of deep differences among its members' perceptions of Russia. With this in mind, to make any conclusions and ...

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Miami Marlins RBI wins World Series in Texas - Miami Herald

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:21

Miami Herald

Miami Marlins RBI wins World Series in Texas
Miami Herald
Zuhayr Pigot, a 2015 St. Brendan High School graduate and University of North Carolina freshman swimmer, competed at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Representing his .... Northwest Club, 10915 NW 14 Ave., Miami, 33167. Kendall ...

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Drone companies flourishing in the Flathead - Daily Inter Lake

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 06:08

Daily Inter Lake

Drone companies flourishing in the Flathead
Daily Inter Lake
His career has taken him around the world (except Russia) as he has mastered piloting these small, precision aircraft for production companies. Gravity Shots, located on Montana 40 near Whitefish, is primarily a production company, shooting high ...

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NuScale hopes to change the conversation on nuclear power - Corvallis Gazette Times

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 03:05

Corvallis Gazette Times

NuScale hopes to change the conversation on nuclear power
Corvallis Gazette Times
While the NRC review process likely will take several years, NuScale is pushing ahead with plans to build its first nuclear generating plant at the Idaho National Laboratory in partnership with a pair of regional public utilities, Energy Northwest of ...

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New virus threatens poultry as bird migration begins - Statesman Journal

Northwest Russia - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 01:36

New virus threatens poultry as bird migration begins
Statesman Journal
In December, it was detected in wild waterfowl in northwest Washington and in captive falcons that had been fed wild ducks. That same month ... That duck flies from northern Russia to the Bering Strait, hangs out, continues on to Staats Lake, hangs out ...

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Northern Wonderland: The Woods of Russian Karelia - Sputnik UK

Northwest Russia - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 21:59

Sputnik UK

Northern Wonderland: The Woods of Russian Karelia
Sputnik UK
The Republic of Karelia, located in the northwest of Russia, is well known for it its pristine natural landscapes and scenic sights. The region is also extremely popular among the tourists and hikers who flock there both during summer and winter.

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Tax office takes aim at cyclone victims - Herald Sun

Northwest Russia - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 17:08

Herald Sun

Tax office takes aim at cyclone victims
Herald Sun
Russia: Beriev Be-200 shows firefighting capability at MAKS-20151:13. Featured Video. Russia: Beriev Be-200 shows firefighting capability at MAKS-2015 ... Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman released a public statement near to the Harris County petrol ...

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NIC volleyball: Cardinals come back to top L-C State - Coeur d'Alene Press

Northwest Russia - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 16:37

NIC volleyball: Cardinals come back to top L-C State
Coeur d'Alene Press
Former NIC setter Russia Robinson finished with three assists for the Warriors (1-4). The Cardinals continue play in the LC State Red Lion Classic at 8 a.m. today at LC State against Montana Western University and at 4 p.m. against Northwest University.

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Northwest University swept by No. 23 Lewis-Clark State | College women's ... - Kirkland Reporter

Northwest Russia - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 15:01

Northwest University swept by No. 23 Lewis-Clark State | College women's ...
Kirkland Reporter
23 Warriors hit an impressive .429 as a team with Stephanie Ovitz leading the way with four kills and a .800 hitting percentage. Darby Santos led LCSC with a match high 34 assists with Russia Robinson registering 19 digs. Northwest University (2-2) was ...

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