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Turkish Stream Project Success Promises Benefits, Profits to many South-Eastern EU States

April 23, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Turkish Stream Project Success Promises Benefits, Profits to many South-Eastern EU States

Greece is interested in expanding its energy cooperation with Moscow and the construction of an extension pipeline to the Turkish Stream project, said the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his meeting with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, April 8. According to Mr. Tsipras, the project will attract […]

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South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

January 23, 2015 4:06 pm0 comments
South Stream fell to political crises and tough Brussels stance

International energy community, politicians and experts continue the debate over the reasons and possible consequences of the decision to shut down the South Stream gas pipeline. The project cancelled by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin was to supply up to 63 billion cubic meters of gas to Southern and […]

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US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

August 25, 2014 12:40 pm0 comments
US-Russia diplomatic controversy surrounding INF treaty requires dialogue

On July 30, the US Department of State has published a worldwide arms control compliance report that included claims that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty signed between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1987. “The United States has determined that the Russian Federation is […]

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Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

June 19, 2014 10:22 am0 comments
Russia-China gas deal benefits both countries

A gas deal between “Gazprom” and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) signed on May 21, 2014, during a two-day Shanghai visit of a Russian delegation led by President Vladimir Putin became the biggest contract in the history of post-Soviet Russia. The overall cost of the 30-year agreement is $400 billion […]

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Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

February 21, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

Another EU–Russia summit, which was shortened to just one day, took place on 28 January in Brussels. A new basic agreement between the EU and Russia was one of the main topics on the agenda. The event that was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey […]

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‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

February 14, 2014 11:15 am0 comments
‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

A spectre is haunting Russia — the spectre of totalitarianism. While everything seemed set and ready for the first ever Winter Olympic Games in the country; the human rights activists from ‘Pussy Riot’ believe more important issues need the President’s attention, such as the promotion of togetherness and tolerance. ‘Pussy […]

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Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

February 9, 2014 10:59 am0 comments
Winter Olympics – Sending the Right Message to Russia

The Winter Olympics are now underway and the host country is in the midst of disturbing human rights abuse. Suddenly it has become acceptable to openly, and in broad daylight, unleash horrific attacks on other human beings and the government is willfully turning a blind eye. Unbelievably, these perpetrators are […]

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Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

February 6, 2014 1:02 pm0 comments
Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

The first ever Russian Winter Olympic Games will start in Sochi on 7 February 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that this sporting event will serve to bring nations together and to promote friendship, trust and the spirit of partnership the world over. At the ceremony of presentation by foreign […]

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