Merkel Challenged on Russia by Ex-Chancellor Putin Friend - Bloomberg

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Merkel Challenged on Russia by Ex-Chancellor Putin Friend
Bloomberg
Schroeder is chairman of the Shareholders' Committee of Nord Stream AG, the Russian-German natural gas pipeline. “We would be well-advised to further expand this energy and raw materials partnership” with Russia, Schroeder said. Chancellor Merkel is ...
UPDATE 1-EU-Russia gas duel deepens with Slovakia supply cutReuters UK

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Russia to Form Arctic Military Command by 2017 - The Moscow Times

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Russia to Form Arctic Military Command by 2017
The Moscow Times
"A motorized rifle arctic brigade is now being formed in the Murmansk region [northwest Russia]. The second arctic brigade will be formed in 2016 and will be stationed in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous region [east of the Ural Mountains in the Arctic ...

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35000 Walruses Are Crowding Onto One Alaskan Beach - Smithsonian

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35000 Walruses Are Crowding Onto One Alaskan Beach
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Point Lay, a beach in northwest Alaska, has been taken over by approximately 35,000 walruses, the AP reports. NOAA scientists first spotted the ... Such groups have also been spotted on the other side of the Chukchi Sea, in Russia. Unfortunately, such ...

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World View: Russia's Ruble Currency Drops to Record Low Against the Dollar - Breitbart News

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World View: Russia's Ruble Currency Drops to Record Low Against the Dollar
Breitbart News
Apparently the European and American sanctions on Russia for the latter's invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea are having some effect, after all. The value of the ruble currency has fallen over 20% against the dollar this year. The ruble is now ...

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Russia to Form Arctic Military Command by 2017 - The Moscow Times

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Russia to Form Arctic Military Command by 2017
The Moscow Times
"A motorized rifle arctic brigade is now being formed in the Murmansk region [northwest Russia]. The second arctic brigade will be formed in 2016 and will be stationed in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous region [east of the Ural Mountains in the Arctic ...

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Gazprom to Increase Blue Stream Gas Capacity to 19 BCM a Year - Capital.gr (press release)

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Gazprom to Increase Blue Stream Gas Capacity to 19 BCM a Year
Capital.gr (press release)
With the Nord Stream pipeline through the Baltic Sea to Germany and Blue Stream to the South, Russia has cut the volumes of gas it transports via Ukraine by more than a quarter over the past six years. But Russia still delivered half of its natural gas ...

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Russia-Europe Gas Game Heats Up as Winter Looms - The Moscow Times

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Russia-Europe Gas Game Heats Up as Winter Looms
The Moscow Times
While gas deliveries to Germany, Gazprom's biggest customer, should continue through the Nord Stream pipeline which bypasses Ukraine, the outlook is far less certain for central and southeastern European nations which receive most or all of their ...

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Visegrad Four experts send letter to top EU officials - The Slovak Spectator


Visegrad Four experts send letter to top EU officials
The Slovak Spectator
These include a common energy policy that should be viewed as an inseparable part of the EU's growth strategy, with the goal of introducing a joint energy market stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Adriatic Sea and eastern Mediterranean, and a ...

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Russia-Europe Gas Game on Sharp as Winter Looms - The Moscow Times

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Russia-Europe Gas Game on Sharp as Winter Looms
The Moscow Times
While gas deliveries to Germany, Gazprom's biggest customer, should continue through the Nord Stream pipeline which bypasses Ukraine, the outlook is far less certain for central and southeastern European nations which receive most or all of their ...

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Winter season heightens Russia-Europe gas game - swissinfo.ch

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Winter season heightens Russia-Europe gas game
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While gas deliveries to Germany, Gazprom's biggest customer, should continue through the Nord Stream pipeline which bypasses Ukraine, the outlook is far less certain for central and southeastern European nations which receive most or all of their ...

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EU Liquid Gas Provides Contingency Plan if Russia Disrupts Gas Flows This ... - The Moscow Times

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The Moscow Times

EU Liquid Gas Provides Contingency Plan if Russia Disrupts Gas Flows This ...
The Moscow Times
Large unused liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity could be brought to play should the row between Russia and Ukraine disrupt flows of pipeline gas to the West this winter, European LNG terminal operators' group GLE said. The crisis in Ukraine, an ...
Europe LNG terminal capacity seen ample if Russian gas flows stopReuters UK

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Winter season heightens Russia-Europe gas game - Reuters

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Winter season heightens Russia-Europe gas game
Reuters
While gas deliveries to Germany, Gazprom's biggest customer, should continue through the Nord Stream pipeline which bypasses Ukraine, the outlook is far less certain for central and southeastern European nations which receive most or all of their ...
Europe Should Brace for Gas Disruption, Czech Official SaysThe Moscow Times
Ukraine wary of EU's Russia gas dealEUobserver

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Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report - Reuters UK

Northwest Russia - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 02:56

Reuters UK

Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report
Reuters UK
In Asia, China and India are leading growth, while in Europe it is Eastern Europe, Russia and the Baltic states. Thermal/mineral springs generated $50 billion worldwide but the biggest industry sector was wellness tourism, or travel associated with ...

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Ag economy's transition requires closer management - Capital Press

Northwest Russia - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:52

Ag economy's transition requires closer management
Capital Press
... of wealth that has lasted two and a half times longer than previous super cycles of the past 100 years, said David Kohl, professor emeritus of agriculture and applied economics at Virginia Tech. and a 20-year partner in Northwest Farm Credit ...

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QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ANTI-ISIS STRATEGY - Daily Sabah

Northwest Russia - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:42

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QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ANTI-ISIS STRATEGY
Daily Sabah
The fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria is gaining momentum and more nations are joining in, but there are still questions about the larger strategy against ISIS. What will be the extent of the operations? Will ...
Syrian Kurds ask Turkey for arms to fight ISILwww.worldbulletin.net
Saudis Join War Against Islamic State; Many Sceptical - AnalysisEurasia Review

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Fisher: People in the Baltic states fear they are next on Russian President ... - Canada.com

Northwest Russia - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:55

Canada.com

Fisher: People in the Baltic states fear they are next on Russian President ...
Canada.com
Russia has already been testing the nerves of most of its neighbours in the northwest by having warplanes and intelligence aircraft violate Swedish and Finnish air space and frequently fly very close to NATO's Baltic borders. Such menacing manoeuvres ...

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Former B.C. Premier's Alzheimer's Prompts $9.1 Million Donation To UBC - Huffington Post Canada

Northwest Russia - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:51

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Former B.C. Premier's Alzheimer's Prompts $9.1 Million Donation To UBC
Huffington Post Canada
The geologist, prospector, and entrepreneur spent weeks in the backcountry near the Arctic Circle before finding diamonds at Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories in 1991. He co-founded the Ekati Mine, the first commercial diamond mine in North ...
Canadian diamond pioneer donates $9.1 million for Alzheimer's researchUniversity of British Columbia
Diamond mogul Charles Fipke donates $9.1 million to UBC for Alzheimer's ...Business in Vancouver

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'Some prankster' hits WestJet pilots in eyes with laser as airliner lands in ... - National Post

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'Some prankster' hits WestJet pilots in eyes with laser as airliner lands in ...
National Post
Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft in Baltics. Canadian CF18 Hornet fighter jets armed with Sidewinder missiles intercepted a Russian air force aircraft over the Baltic Sea, the RCAF revealed Monday. The drama took place Sept.

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Russia Reinforces Defense System with New Radars - Prensa Latina

Northwest Russia - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:50

Russia Reinforces Defense System with New Radars
Prensa Latina
30 de septiembre de 2014, 14:36Moscow, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Colonel Oleg Koshetkov, spokesman for Russia''s western military district, said today this country will reinforce its radio-electronic surveillance capacity in the western flank, adding that ...

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Bellona Murmansk's work on encouraging renewable energy in Northwest ... - Bellona

Northwest Russia - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 21:15

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Bellona Murmansk's work on encouraging renewable energy in Northwest ...
Bellona
MURMANSK – Bellona's Murmansk office is one of the winners of the regional state of the All-Russian Competition of projects completed in the area of energy efficiency and energy savings, or the ENES – 2014. For the first time, the Murmansk Regional ...

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