Russian Lawmakers Approve New Restrictions On Foreign Media - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:56

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Russian Lawmakers Approve New Restrictions On Foreign Media
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Passage of the measure in the State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, came days after the company behind TV channel RT America filed paperwork under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938. Announcing the registration earlier this ...
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Asia imports driving up Hamburg container traffic - PortNews IAA

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Asia imports driving up Hamburg container traffic
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Alongside China — the Port of Hamburg's most important trading partner — heightened trade with Russia saw feeder traffic with the Baltic Sea ports rising almost 18 percent. When HHLA's Odessa container terminals are included, the nine-month figure ...

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UPDATE 1-Russia says EU red tape on Nord Stream-2 could be attempt to sabotage it - Ifax - Business Insider

Nord Stream - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:10

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UPDATE 1-Russia says EU red tape on Nord Stream-2 could be attempt to sabotage it - Ifax
Business Insider
MOSCOW, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that the European Union's attempts to regulate the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project "looks like" an attempt to force Russia to abandon it, Interfax news agency ...
Nord Stream and European Energy SecurityThe Jamestown Foundation
Will Nord Stream-2 Be Blocked or Built?EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
Europe Wary of Proposed Russian Natural Gas PipelinesForbes
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Archaeologists eye building underwater museums in Russia's south and northwest - TASS

Northwest Russia - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:46

Archaeologists eye building underwater museums in Russia's south and northwest
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And we could train underwater archeologists at this site,” said Nadezhda Solovyova, deputy head of the Institute of Material Culture History of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The institute's researchers annually take part in expeditions to explore ...

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Europe may be short of gas in winter: will they stop reverse to Ukraine? - Eurasia Daily

Nord Stream - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:08

Eurasia Daily

Europe may be short of gas in winter: will they stop reverse to Ukraine?
Eurasia Daily
Delivery of the gas from Norway was close to the maximum within the whole year, the Nord Stream is loaded at full. Thus, gas deficit is possible in the hubs, which can result in price hikes. Even now, the spot prices are higher by 20-25% than the oil ...

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HHLA posts results for the first nine months of 2017 - PortNews IAA

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HHLA posts results for the first nine months of 2017
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Alongside China – the Port of Hamburg's most important trading partner – heightened trade with Russia contributed towards a substantial 17.9 percent increase in feeder traffic with the Baltic Sea ports. Revenue in the Container segment rose by ... In a ...

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Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:47

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Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory
Northwest Herald
WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday displayed a hazy memory of the Trump campaign's discussions about and dealings with Russians in the 2016 election, denying he ever lied to Congress about those contacts but blaming the chaos ...
AG Sessions Said He Didn't Lie under OathKNWA

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Will Nord Stream-2 Be Blocked or Built? - EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)

Nord Stream - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 05:10

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Will Nord Stream-2 Be Blocked or Built?
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
Donald Tusk, the chief of the European Council, openly urged EU leaders to take prompt measures to block the construction of the Nord Stream-2 natural gas pipeline. The European Commission passed amendments to the Gas Directive, which excludes the ...
Russian natural gas in Europe is a thorn in Washington's sidePravda
Europe Wary of Proposed Russian Natural Gas Pipelines - ForbesForbes
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India Declares War On Unsafe Selfies - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:37

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India Declares War On Unsafe Selfies
Northwest Public Radio
India's authorities are out to quash risky selfies, joining other countries like Russia (which has created signs and campaigns to promote safe selfie-taking) and Spain (which has banned people from taking selfies during the annual running of the bulls).

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AG Jeff Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:55

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AG Jeff Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory
Northwest Herald
WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and animated tone, told Congress on Tuesday he never lied under oath about Russian interference in the 2016 election and suggested that sleep deprivation and the "chaos" of the Trump ...
AG Sessions Said He Didn't Lie under OathKNWA
Sessions defends himself to Congress, says he never liedThe Northwest Florida Daily News
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Donald Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:35

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Donald Trump Jr.'s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe
Northwest Herald
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its leaks. Donald Trump Jr.'s release of the ...
Donald Trump Jr. Had Direct Contact With WikiLeaks During CampaignNorthwest Public Radio
The Secret Correspondence Between Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaksThe Atlantic
Donald Trump Jr. on Twitter: "Here is the entire chain of messages with @wikileaks (with my whopping 3 responses ...Twitter
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USA strangles Europe with Russian gas - Pravda

Nord Stream - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:34

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USA strangles Europe with Russian gas
Pravda
In November 2016, the European Commission withdrew the Nord Stream-1 gas pipeline from the Third Energy Package. However, in case of Nord Stream-2, Brussels intends to apply stringent conditions of European energy legislation. In addition ...
The Morning Vertical, November 15, 2017RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Europe Wary of Proposed Russian Natural Gas PipelinesForbes
EU red tape tying up Russian gas pipeline could be attempt to sabotage project – PM MedvedevRT
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US sanctions may hurt TurkStream project, Gazprom warns - Daily ... - Daily Sabah

Nord Stream - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:00

Daily Sabah

US sanctions may hurt TurkStream project, Gazprom warns - Daily ...
Daily Sabah
New U.S. sanctions against Russia could jeopardize Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream projects's finish, Russian energy giant Gazprom warned Tuesday. In its...

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Syria and Russia Say ISIS Is Dead, Now US Must Go - Newsweek

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:41

Newsweek

Syria and Russia Say ISIS Is Dead, Now US Must Go
Newsweek
Unlike allies Russia and Iran, which intervened against Syrian insurgents and jihadis at the request of Assad, the U.S. entered the conflict without the Syrian leader's permission and has called for his removal. ... is no military solution to the ...

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Stoli® Vodka Unveils Innovative New Design for Super-Premium Stoli® Gold - PR Newswire (press release)

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:02

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Stoli® Vodka Unveils Innovative New Design for Super-Premium Stoli® Gold
PR Newswire (press release)
Next, the Alpha Grade spirit is blended with water filtered through shungite, one of the rarest and most remarkable minerals on earth, found only in a remote part of northwest Russia. This blend is then filtered in the traditional Stoli way before the ...

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Russian police throw woman to the floor and put her in a chokehold after her thug friends went on violent rampage ... - Daily Mail

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:01

Daily Mail

Russian police throw woman to the floor and put her in a chokehold after her thug friends went on violent rampage ...
Daily Mail
Olga Guneva, 24, was hit and thrown to the floor as the policeman tried to restrain her from punching him. The woman had stepped in to accost the officer after he and his team arrived at the shopping centre cafe in Veliky Novgorod, northwest Russia ...

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Europe Wary of Proposed Russian Natural Gas Pipelines - Forbes

Nord Stream - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:50

Forbes

Europe Wary of Proposed Russian Natural Gas Pipelines
Forbes
Historically, Russian natural gas reached Europe overland through Ukraine and Belarus. In 2011, however, Russia completed the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea. The pipeline traverses the territorial or oceanic economic zones of Finland, Sweden ...
US sees LNG as a way to contain RussiaNewsline

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As ice levels recede, China eyes shipping opportunities in Canada's Northwest Passage - The Globe and Mail

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:01

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As ice levels recede, China eyes shipping opportunities in Canada's Northwest Passage
The Globe and Mail
For Shen Quan, it was the voyage of a lifetime, a chance to pilot a ship through the Northwest Passage. For China, whose Xuelong icebreaker he helped to steer through the Canadian Arctic archipelago, it marked the beginning of a new effort to ...

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AG Jeff Sessions Said He Didn't Lie under Oath - KNWA

Northwest Russia - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:41

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AG Jeff Sessions Said He Didn't Lie under Oath
KNWA
"After reading his account, and to the best of my recollection, I believe that I wanted to make clear to him that he was not authorized to represent the campaign with the Russian government, or any other foreign government, for that matter. But I did ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before House Judiciary CommitteeNorthwest Public Radio

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Containerships plc Interim report July-September 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)

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Containerships plc Interim report July-September 2017
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CONTAINERSHIPS is a full-service logistics company providing safe and fast container transportation in the Baltic Sea, North Sea and the Mediterranean. Containerships offers both standard and customised containers and variable ... There were no ...

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