Secretary-General of IMO believes in a great future of Vostochny Port (photo) - PortNews IAA

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Secretary-General of IMO believes in a great future of Vostochny Port (photo)
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I have seen large scale work focused on environmental improvements and I hope to see even greater growth and further positive changes if I come to Vostochny Port in 10 years,” said Secretary-General of IMO. ... Port Management Company LLC is Russia's ...

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Fishing in Troubled Waters: The 4th Black Sea Stakeholder Conference - Georgia Today

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:38

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Fishing in Troubled Waters: The 4th Black Sea Stakeholder Conference
Georgia Today
Berhnard Friess, EU Commissioner of Maritime Affairs, in his talk highlighted that sustainable economic growth is directly related to environmental protection: “The more you take care of the sea, the greater benefit it gives you back,” he said. In ...

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A Dress Rehearsal for Defending Estonia From a Putin Invasion - Newsweek

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:10

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A Dress Rehearsal for Defending Estonia From a Putin Invasion
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Ämari Air Base, Estonia—A memorial site for Soviet air force pilots is hidden in the woods just outside the gates of this NATO air base. Some of the monuments ...

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Europe seen from Ukraine - European Council on Foreign Relations

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:28

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Europe seen from Ukraine
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In contrast, withdrawing support for Ukraine would undermine the momentum of the Ukrainian reform process and create a favorable environment for further Russian advances. Such an outcome would fail to satisfy virtually any interpretation of EU foreign ...

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Burned, frozen, winched, dangled and hit by a car: the shocking extreme art of Guido van der Werve - The Guardian

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:04

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Burned, frozen, winched, dangled and hit by a car: the shocking extreme art of Guido van der Werve
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Even more spectacular was his Nummer Acht, Everything Is Going to Be Alright, in which he was filmed walking alone on sea ice in the northernmost part of the Baltic Sea, followed by a vast ship, breaking through the ice with a terrible creaking and ...

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The Daily 202: Trump's DACA 'deal' is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions - Washington Post

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:57

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The Daily 202: Trump's DACA 'deal' is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions
Washington Post
Here's how the May 17 meeting went down: The president blames Sessions's recusal from the Russia investigation for the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller. Sessions was in the Oval Office with Vice President Pence, ..... David Filipov reports ...

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Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 17 mln t milestone this year (photo) - PortNews IAA

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:54

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Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 17 mln t milestone this year (photo)
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Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East ...

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The political logic of the Zapad exercises - European Leadership Network

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:53

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The political logic of the Zapad exercises
European Leadership Network
Consequently, Moscow started to re-learn the language of military power, with the Zapad–99 exercises preparing the army for Russia's new environment. However, even though ... However the Russian–Georgian war of August 2008 brought another shock when ...

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Feisty mayor in Russia's Far East wants his nuclear trash collected - Bellona

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:59

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Feisty mayor in Russia's Far East wants his nuclear trash collected
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While lighthouses run on atomic batteries in Russia have become rare, especially along the coasts of the Baltic and Barents Seas, they still have their adherents in the country's Far East. A group of radioactivity tracking sleuths on Sakhalin Island in ...

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Gazprom on the rebound after tough years | Upstream - Upstream Online

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:03

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Gazprom on the rebound after tough years | Upstream
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Russian gas monopoly set to exceed planned total production by 30 Bcm this year, as it regains ground in Europe after Kremlin removes limits on sales.

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Protests Burst Out As Sweden Embarks on Largest Drills Since Cold War's End - Sputnik International

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:57

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Protests Burst Out As Sweden Embarks on Largest Drills Since Cold War's End
Sputnik International
This show of force, covering the Stockholm area, Gothenburg, central Sweden and the Baltic island of Gotland comes during a period of sharp focus on its security, which is claimed to be endangered by Russia's "increased activity in the Baltic region ...

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The Putin Problem | Boston Review - Boston Review

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:41

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The Putin Problem | Boston Review
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The Putin Problem from Boston Review. The West thinks of Putin as an aberration among recent Russian rulers, but he stands in line with them. Understanding ...

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US Air Force Dusts Off Old Skills to Fight a New Kind of War in Eastern Europe - Daily Signal

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:23

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US Air Force Dusts Off Old Skills to Fight a New Kind of War in Eastern Europe
Daily Signal
Hybrid warfare is “part of warfare and operations in the 21st century,” Ridland said, adding, “So we as a force, as a battlegroup … need to be able to operate in that environment. And that is ... Yet, with news reports of tens of thousands of Russian ...

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Sweden, NATO allies launch biggest military exercise in 23yrs amid 'Russian threat' - Newsline

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 17:44

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Sweden, NATO allies launch biggest military exercise in 23yrs amid 'Russian threat'
Newsline
“If you control Gotland, you have control over the sea and the airways towards the Baltic states,” Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist told the Financial Times on Friday, referring to the island which is located not too far from the Russian ...

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On edge: 'New Cold War' tensions high in Eastern Europe - DefenseNews.com

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 19:35

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On edge: 'New Cold War' tensions high in Eastern Europe
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Lithuania, which borders Belarus and Russia's semi-exclave on the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad, is particularly wary. ... “NATO officials keep on saying that these measures are not a provocation, but a 'defensive reaction' to changes in the security ...

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Here's How The West Is Preparing For War With Russia - BuzzFeed - BuzzFeed News

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 23:30

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Here's How The West Is Preparing For War With Russia - BuzzFeed
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Two of the largest military exercises since the Cold War are taking place this month, illustrating the rising military tensions and mistrust between Russia and the ...
Polish seaman drowns in Sweden where naval drill being heldWPXI Pittsburgh

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Polish seaman drowns in Sweden where naval drill being held - WPXI Pittsburgh

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 17:29

Polish seaman drowns in Sweden where naval drill being held
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Meanwhile, 25 Swedish and Russian peace activists gathered Saturday on the Finnish archipelago of Aland in the middle of the Baltic Sea to mark their opposition to the Aurora 17 drill. Politicians and the arms industry "have something to gain from the ...

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World at its most dangerous in a generation, Nato chief warns - South China Morning Post

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:16

South China Morning Post

World at its most dangerous in a generation, Nato chief warns
South China Morning Post
An estimated 100,000 soldiers, security personnel and civilian officials will be active around the Baltic Sea, western Russia, Belarus and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, without the supervision required under international agreement. On the other ...
Nato chief: world is at its most dangerous point in a generationThe Guardian

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Eight-month coal exports via Rosterminalugol surged by 42% to ... - PortNews IAA

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:58

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Eight-month coal exports via Rosterminalugol surged by 42% to ...
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Rosterminalugol, the largest dedicated coal port in the North West of Russia (part of Port Management Company LLC) handled more than 15.9 million tonnes of ...

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Vostochny Port and Sberbank agree on strategic cooperation in 13 areas (photo) - PortNews IAA

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:39

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Vostochny Port and Sberbank agree on strategic cooperation in 13 areas (photo)
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Port Management Company LLC is Russia's major coal port holding that exercises the powers of a single executive body of largest dedicated coal ports based in the Baltic Sea region (Rosterminalugol JSC, Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) and in the Far East ...

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