An Ill Wind: Lithuanian MP Investigated over Windfall, Gazprom Ties - Hetq Online

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Hetq Online

An Ill Wind: Lithuanian MP Investigated over Windfall, Gazprom Ties
Hetq Online
Navickas' company, Naujoji Energija, belongs to a much bigger network of wind farms within which he heads another company called UAB 4Energija. That firm wants to build a major 400- to 800-megawatt wind park 27 kilometers offshore in the Baltic Sea.

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EU plans rule change to snag Russian pipeline - Reuters

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EU plans rule change to snag Russian pipeline
Reuters
BRUSSELS, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The European Commission is proposing to extend EU internal energy market rules to cover offshore gas pipelines, an EU document shows, its latest attempt to regulate Russia's planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany.

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Assaults in Syria and Iraq oust IS from border bastions - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 08:17

Northwest Herald

Assaults in Syria and Iraq oust IS from border bastions
Northwest Herald
Both the U.S. and Russia have embedded special forces with their respective partners and are supporting their advances with airstrikes. Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, said six Tu-22M bombers struck IS targets ...

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EU looks to expand regulations on Russia's Nord Stream 2 project - Financial Times

Nord Stream - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 22:04

EU looks to expand regulations on Russia's Nord Stream 2 project
Financial Times
Brussels is proposing to extend EU rules to cover all pipelines importing gas into the bloc, marking the latest move to regulate the controversial Nord Stream 2 project. The new infrastructure would double the gas that Russia could send under the ...

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Porn star announces she will stand against Putin in Russian elections and vows to bring in the death penalty for ... - Daily Mail

Northwest Russia - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 13:25

Daily Mail

Porn star announces she will stand against Putin in Russian elections and vows to bring in the death penalty for ...
Daily Mail
An ex-Russian porn star is the latest woman to announce she'll be standing against President Putin in next year's presidential elections. Busty brunette Elena Berkova from the city of Murmansk in northwest Russia, who also stood for mayor of Sochi ...
Ex porn star to stand against Putin in Russian electionsMetro

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The Quiet Rivalry Between China and Russia - New York Times

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New York Times

The Quiet Rivalry Between China and Russia
New York Times
While Moscow has been undermining the independence of the former Soviet republics in the Baltic and Black Sea basins through subversion and military incursions, Beijing has been strengthening trade ties throughout Europe. The Trump administration's ...

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Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Northwest Russia - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:03

Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two Brightwater chefs will represent the United States to Russia's Megustro on Tuesday, the Northwest Arkansas Community College division announced today. Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food is a facet of NWACC that focuses on the culinary arts.

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Russia takes on Mideast diplomacy as US retreats - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:26

Northwest Herald

Russia takes on Mideast diplomacy as US retreats
Northwest Herald
BEIRUT – After watching for years as the U.S. called the shots in the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin is seizing the reins of diplomacy in the Middle East, establishing footholds and striking alliances with unlikely partners. From the ...

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Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says - Northwest Public Radio

Northwest Russia - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:35

Northwest Public Radio

Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge Says
Northwest Public Radio
The charges stem from lobbying and consulting work the two men did for a former pro-Russian Ukrainian politician. Both men have pleaded not guilty. At Thursday's hearing at the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., lawyers for Manafort and Gates ...

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Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo ... - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo ...
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two Brightwater chefs will represent the United States to Russia's Megustro on Tuesday, the Northwest Arkansas Community College division announced today.
Brightwater to Represent USA at Russia's Largest Event for ...PR Web (press release)

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Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo ... - NWAOnline

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Brightwater chefs to represent United States in Russian expo ...
NWAOnline
Two Brightwater chefs will represent the United States to Russia's Megustro on Tuesday, the Northwest Arkansas Community College division announced today.
Brightwater to Represent USA at Russia's Largest Event for ...PR Web (press release)

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Under pressure, social media giants acknowledge meddling - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Northwest Russia - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:49

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Under pressure, social media giants acknowledge meddling
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
WASHINGTON (AP) — In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create division over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics.
Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook adsThe Northwest Florida Daily News
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Chicagoans in Russia probe: An 'excellent guy,' a Prada-loving lobbyist and a Clinton email hunter - Chicago Tribune

Northwest Russia - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:08

Chicago Tribune

Chicagoans in Russia probe: An 'excellent guy,' a Prada-loving lobbyist and a Clinton email hunter
Chicago Tribune
A factory worker's son, Podesta grew up on the Northwest Side and graduated from Lane Tech and the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he studied political science. Later he did graduate work at MIT and taught in Lake Forest at Barat College. He ...
Exclusive: Carter Page testifies he told Sessions about Russia tripCNN
Sessions under renewed scrutiny on Capitol HillCNN
How Al Franken Unleashed A Special Counsel On Donald TrumpTPM
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Ex porn star to stand against Putin in Russian elections - Metro

Northwest Russia - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:05

Metro

Ex porn star to stand against Putin in Russian elections
Metro
The 32-year-old said her death penalty rule is because she is 'fed up with people like Harvey Weinstein'. (Picture: Elena Berkova). A former porn star is set to stand against President Vladimir Putin in Russia's elections next year. Elena Berkova of ...

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Due in court, Manafort attacks Russia probe indictment - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Northwest Russia - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 19:42

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Due in court, Manafort attacks Russia probe indictment
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Paul Manafort, left, leaves Federal District Court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy ...
Manafort And Gates To Remain Restricted To Their Homes, Judge SaysNorthwest Public Radio

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Amid Russia probe, Siouxlander Sam Clovis withdraws nomination for federal post - Quad City Times

Northwest Russia - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 19:29

Quad City Times

Amid Russia probe, Siouxlander Sam Clovis withdraws nomination for federal post
Quad City Times
SIOUX CITY — Sam Clovis, a Northwest Iowan who has been questioned in connection with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged meddling by Russia in the 2016 campaign, on Thursday withdrew his nomination to a Department of ...
Report: Iowa's Sam Clovis testifies in Russia probeThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
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Sweden's Foreign Policy: Nonaligned, But Not Entirely Neutral - Foreign Policy Research Institute (press release) (blog)

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Foreign Policy Research Institute (press release) (blog)

Sweden's Foreign Policy: Nonaligned, But Not Entirely Neutral
Foreign Policy Research Institute (press release) (blog)
But that does not mean that Sweden takes its security environment lightly, especially when it comes to the Baltic Sea. For centuries, its ... But the advent of an aggressive Russia across the Baltic Sea has led Sweden to rethink its military posture ...

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US law offers chance to block Russia-Germany pipeline: Polish deputy FM - thenews.pl

Nord Stream - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:02

US law offers chance to block Russia-Germany pipeline: Polish deputy FM
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The law enables the US president to torpedo the Nord Stream 2 project, according to Magierowski. He said that preventing the controversial gas pipeline from being built was a priority for the Polish government. He added that “there is a consensus ...

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US law offers chance to block Russia-Germany pipeline: Polish deputy FM - thenews.pl

Nord Stream - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:02

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US law offers chance to block Russia-Germany pipeline: Polish deputy FM
thenews.pl
The law enables the US president to torpedo the Nord Stream 2 project, according to Magierowski. He said that preventing the controversial gas pipeline from being built was a priority for the Polish government. He added that “there is a consensus ...

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