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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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South Ossetia before parliamentary elections: expert opinion

May 21, 2014 11:01 am0 comments
South Ossetia before parliamentary elections: expert opinion

The parliamentary elections of sixth convocation of South Ossetia are set on Sunday, June 8. The nine parties who were included in the voting list are “Fydybasta,” “Nykhas,” “United Ossetia,” “Motherland,” “Unity of the People,” “People’s Party,” “New Ossetia,” “Unity” and the Communist Party of the Republic of South Ossetia. […]

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Politicians: No adequate alternative to Russian energy resources for Europe in next few years

May 1, 2014 4:51 pm0 comments
Politicians: No adequate alternative to Russian energy resources for Europe in next few years

The issue of energy security once again became one of the most discussed subjects after the statement made by Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council. At the end of a two-day summit held in Brussels on March 20-21, he said that the European Union (EU) plans to […]

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The 1908 Tunguska Event

April 29, 2014 10:00 am3 comments
The 1908 Tunguska Event

It’s early morning in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia on the 30th of July 1908. There isn’t a cloud in the sky and the morning is already hot and dry in the isolation of the Siberian wilderness. The day starts just as any other would when suddenly, at around 07:17am, the sun […]

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EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

February 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

Asteroid impact prevention and space debris problem will be the main areas of space research in 2014. The efforts undertaken by the international community to address these issues are currently not integrated into the joint activity, which significantly reduces the efficiency of the work. According to available information, only two […]

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Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

February 25, 2014 8:27 am0 comments
Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

The international community continues to discuss the Ukrainian political crisis that started in November 2013. Protests in response to a government decision to suspend the integration process with the European Union escalated into violent clashes between radical opposition members and law enforcement officials in January, when the Verkhovna Rada adopted […]

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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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Gay Mountain Wins Gold

February 17, 2014 7:00 pm0 comments
Gay Mountain Wins Gold

It’s a Monday evening and I have just had my double dose of Corrie (guilty pleasure), switching the channel over to watch Benefit Street (don’t judge me, this is only on a Monday, I swear), and one of the best adverts I have ever seen pops up on the box: Channel […]

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