Denmark will increase defense spending to counter Russia: PM - Reuters

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Reuters

Denmark will increase defense spending to counter Russia: PM
Reuters
And that we could decrease our military spending,” he said. “But given the Russian aggression and what happened in Crimea, I think we simply have to be realistic about things and invest more in our security.” In 2016, Russia moved nuclear-capable ...
Denmark will increase defence spending to counter Russia - PMThomson Reuters Foundation

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Denmark will increase defence spending to counter Russia - PM - Channel NewsAsia

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Denmark will increase defence spending to counter Russia - PM
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Denmark last week deployed 200 troops to a UK-led NATO mission in Estonia aimed at deterring Russia from attacking the Baltic NATO members. Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014 and backs separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine in a war that ...
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Spotlight: Turkey deploys tanks at Syrian border for new offensive - Xinhua

Northwest Russia - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:18

Spotlight: Turkey deploys tanks at Syrian border for new offensive
Xinhua
This expert on Russia and international affairs explained that "Russia would want to hold Turkey as close as possible in order to orchestrate the postwar scenario and thus ambitions to have reliable relations with both Ankara and the YPG", the People's ...

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Gazprom to Invest $3.2 Billion in TurkStream Pipeline - Fox Business

Nord Stream - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:50

Daily Sabah

Gazprom to Invest $3.2 Billion in TurkStream Pipeline
Fox Business
The oil-and-gas company said its Nord Stream 2 pipeline is set to receive RUB114.51 billion in investment. The two natural-gas pipelines are designed to deliver Russian gas to the West. TurkStream will run across the Black Sea to deliver gas to Turkey ...
Russia's Gazprom plans to invest 182.4 bln roubles in TurkStream in 2018Reuters Africa
Gazprom to invest $3.2B in TurkStream for 2018Yeni Şafak English
Russia's Gazprom plans to invest $3.2bln in TurkStream in 2018ZAWYA

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District Heating Warms Cities Without Fossil Fuels - EcoWatch

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EcoWatch

District Heating Warms Cities Without Fossil Fuels
EcoWatch
As a way of providing warmth for thousands of homes, typically in multi-storey apartment buildings, district heating has a long history in eastern Europe and Russia. But the hot water it distributes typically comes from power stations burning coal or ...

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Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins - The Local Norway

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The Local Norway

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on mysterious origins
The Local Norway
We extracted DNA for sequencing from bones and teeth of the seven individuals from the Norwegian Atlantic coast and the Baltic islands of Gotland and Stora Karlsö. We then compared the genomic data with the genetic variation of contemporary hunter ...

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Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on ... - The Local Norway

Northwest Russia - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:29

The Local Norway

Who were the first Scandinavians? Ancient DNA sheds light on ...
The Local Norway
Jan Apel, senior archaeology lecturer at Lund University, explores the origins of the first Scandinavians in this piece first published by The Conversation.

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US forcing Europe to abandon Russian gas & buy more expensive ... - RT

Nord Stream - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:10

World Pipelines

US forcing Europe to abandon Russian gas & buy more expensive ...
RT
The United States is afraid of fair competition in the energy sector, and is hampering the implementation of the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Europe's need for Nord Stream 2 | World PipelinesWorld Pipelines

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UK scrambles 2 RAF Typhoon fighter jets to intercept Russian planes - RT

Northwest Russia - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:14

RT

UK scrambles 2 RAF Typhoon fighter jets to intercept Russian planes
RT
French and Belgian air forces have reportedly also been deployed to tackle the situation. Air traffic monitors appear to show the RAF jets being trailed by the British Voyager aircraft from RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, which can provide air-to-air ...

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Lavrov names conditions for extending Turkish Stream project to Europe - TASS

Nord Stream - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:38

TASS

Lavrov names conditions for extending Turkish Stream project to Europe
TASS
MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/. It is only possible to extend the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline further to Europe if the European Commission provides ironclad guarantees that the project will not be broken, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...
US desperate after 'losing' five centuries of global influence — RussiaPremium Times
Lavrov Props Iran Nuclear Deal, Laments Brash US Policies at Annual Press EventSputnik International

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Europe's need for Nord Stream 2 - World Pipelines

Nord Stream - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:47

World Pipelines

Europe's need for Nord Stream 2
World Pipelines
As Europe's domestic gas production is projected to halve in the coming years, additional gas imports through the Baltic Sea will be needed to safeguard security of supply. EU experts estimate the supply gap at around 120 billion m3. Gas is becoming an ...
US forcing Europe to abandon Russian gas & buy more expensive ...RT

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Halfwave lands Iinspection contract for Nord Stream 2 - Oilfield Technology

Nord Stream - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:39

Oilfield Technology

Halfwave lands Iinspection contract for Nord Stream 2
Oilfield Technology
“This is one of the largest and most exciting contracts that we have been awarded, and we are pleased that Nord Stream 2 AG has recognised the added value the ART technology provides,” said Halfwave CEO Paul Cooper. He believes this contract shows the ...

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Criminal transit for Ust-Luga - https://en.crimerussia.com/

Northwest Russia - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:08

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Criminal transit for Ust-Luga
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It is no secret Putin personally supervised the Ust-Luga project for a while. Today, Russia has enough ports in the Baltics. Freight traffic of Russia's neighbors – Baltic States and Finland – has been migrating to Ust-Luga for 3 years. Ust-Luga has a ...

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Energy and climate policies to watch this year - POLITICO.eu

Nord Stream - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:30

POLITICO.eu

Energy and climate policies to watch this year
POLITICO.eu
... improved integration for renewables and the process for giving more rights to consumers producing their own power. Key files such as the energy efficiency and renewables directives and the electricity market design proposals are expected to head ...

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Top 10 Trivia with Jack De Rue - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:33

Top 10 Trivia with Jack De Rue
Northwest Herald
Greetings! Jack De Rue here, your publisher of paltriness, ready for another round of trivia … 1. The monk who invented champagne was named Dom Perignon. 2. Tulips once were exchanged as a form of currency. 3. The dot above an “i” and a “j” is called ...

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Thiel: A Northwest claim on legend Keith Jackson - Sportspress Northwest

Northwest Russia - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:19

Thiel: A Northwest claim on legend Keith Jackson
Sportspress Northwest
Jackson did the first live radio broadcast back to the U.S., where the audience listened with glee as the all-collegiate Huskies beat the bigger, older Russians by about two boat lengths on the 2,000-meter Khimkinskoe Reservoir course. Jackson, along ...

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Halfwave lands inspection contract for Nord Stream 2 - SteelGuru

Nord Stream - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 20:26

SteelGuru

Halfwave lands inspection contract for Nord Stream 2
SteelGuru
Mr Paul Cooper CEO of Halfwave, said that “This is one of the largest and most exciting contracts that we have been awarded, and we are pleased that Nord Stream 2 AG has recognized the added value the ART technology provides.” He believes this contract ...

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Syria Violence Sends Thousands of Civilians Fleeing 'De-Escalation Zone' - OPB News

Northwest Russia - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:27

The Columbian

Syria Violence Sends Thousands of Civilians Fleeing 'De-Escalation Zone'
OPB News
A map believed to have been leaked after Russia-led peace talks in September in Astana, Kazakhstan, appeared to reveal a plan to divide parts of northwest Syria into three zones: one overseen by Turkey, another co-managed by Turkey and Russia and a ...
Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern areaThe Columbian
Syrian state media says Turkey helped rebel attackReuters

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Syria Violence Sends Thousands of Civilians Fleeing 'De-Escalation Zone' - WXXI News

Northwest Russia - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:30

The Columbian

Syria Violence Sends Thousands of Civilians Fleeing 'De-Escalation Zone'
WXXI News
A map believed to have been leaked after Russia-led peace talks in September in Astana, Kazakhstan, appeared to reveal a plan to divide parts of northwest Syria into three zones: one overseen by Turkey, another co-managed by Turkey and Russia and a ...
Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern areaThe Columbian
Assad and Russia Extend Control Over West SyriaTruthdig
Syrian state media says Turkey helped rebel attackReuters

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A Primer on Understanding the Threat - Russian, Iranian, and Chinese Political Warfare - smallwarsjournal

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A Primer on Understanding the Threat - Russian, Iranian, and Chinese Political Warfare
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The first stage of Russian political warfare, known as “covert origins”, is often the most protracted phase of the Russian campaign as it can begin years before the actual onset of hostilities. In this stage, Russia undertakes a comprehensive campaign ...

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