Post Tagged with: "Moscow"

Washington’s nuclear modernization plans in Europe strike against global stability

February 2, 2016 9:23 pm0 comments

The avid nuclear dispute in European and Russian expert and political communities is still ongoing after a report by Germany’s ZDF TV channel about Washington’s plans to station B61-12 modernized high-accuracy nuclear bombs in Germany. From US budget reports and WikiLeaks secret documents, the journalists concluded that 20 new bombs […]

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Experts worldwide think Turkish Stream gas pipeline project has potential

August 26, 2015 5:05 pm0 comments
Experts worldwide think Turkish Stream gas pipeline project has potential

The intergovernmental agreements between Moscow and Ankara on the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline and the agreed 10.25% natural gas discount will both be signed on the same day after the new Turkish government forms in autumn 2015, announced Taner Yildiz, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, on […]

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Experts, politicians speak in favor of preserving US-Russian INF treaty

August 19, 2015 12:04 pm0 comments
Experts, politicians speak in favor of preserving US-Russian INF treaty

The situation with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan on December 8, 1987, remains questionable as tensions between the two nuclear powers remain. Both sides still have unresolved concerns towards each other over the document. In particular, in the 2015 US State Department […]

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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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Troubled Russian-Polish relations require sound, humane approach — experts

January 22, 2015 4:58 pm0 comments
Troubled Russian-Polish relations require sound, humane approach — experts

Troubled Russian-Polish relations require humane ways to solve them, such as direct and constructive dialogue that allows people from both countries to hear and listen to each other, said guests of the Russian-Polish youth forum hosted in Moscow and Russia on December 13-17, 2014. The Polish guests and the Russian […]

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Russia-US INF treaty dispute may be solved only through extensive talks

October 12, 2014 1:58 pm0 comments
Russia-US INF treaty dispute may be solved only through extensive talks

On September 11, 2014, Russia and the United States have conducted mutual consultation dedicated to the future adherence to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) that was signed in 1987. The closed-door talks between the Russian delegation led by Mikhail Ulyanov, director of Russian Foreign Ministry arms control department, 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–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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