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Russia Says Arctic Well Drilled With Exxon Strikes Oil
Business  (tags: Russia, Rosneft, Exxon, U.S., oil, Arctic drilling, Kara Sea field, Universitetskaya, "victory" oil field )

Judy
- 1 day ago - bloomberg.com
The importance of Arctic drilling was one reason that offshore oil exploration was included in the most recent round of U.S. sanctions. Exxon and Rosneft have a venture to explore millions of acres of the Arctic Ocean.
South Africa Signs Agreement With Russia for Nuclear Power
Business  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, Rosatom, Russia, South Africa, Partnership )

Brian
- 3 days ago - businessweek.com
"South Africa signed a partnership agreement with Russia's state-owned nuclear company that may see Rosatom Corp. build reactors in Africa's second-biggest economy. "
Russia's Rosatom Ready to Produce Fresh Water Using Nuclear Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Clean Water, Russia, Desaliinization, Nuclear Energy, Rosatom, Global Water Shortages, Population )

Brian
- 4 days ago - en.ria.ru
"About two billion people in the world suffer from water scarcity and in the decades to come the problem is expected to get worse, as the population of the regions, already experiencing water shortage will continue growing."
Soviet Union Lingers in Heart of Tokyo
Offbeat  (tags: politics, government, world, Russia, Ukraine, Tokyo )

Naoko
- 7 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The former geopolitical entity, dissolved in 1991, still nominally owns real estate, such as its embassy and other offices, in prime Tokyo locations because Ukraine, the second-most populated republic of the former Soviet Union, has been opposing the tran
Why Israel Is No Better Than Russia
World  (tags: israel, West Bank, Palestine, Occupied Palestinian Territories, land grabs, expropriation, Russia, Ukraine, parallels, theft )

Evelyn
- 22 days ago - slate.com
The settlers fear that further settlement will be regarded as "a deviation from the norm." In short, they fear that the principle we're standing for in Ukraine and Iraq--that you can't take land just because you have the power--will apply in Palestine, too
NATO to Boost Presence in Eastern Europe to Confront 'Potential Aggressors'
World  (tags: NATO, military presence, Eastern Europe, Russia, Human Rights, world, politics, government, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
The new "spearhead" force, comprising several thousand troops and ready to deploy in a few days, means "we can deal swiftly and firmly with any threat," NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.
Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards
Animals  (tags: Amur leopard, commercial logging, Russia, China, endangered animal, loss of habitat, 20 left )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - forcechange.com
Only a couple dozen Amur leopards survive in the wildernesses of China and Russia. Illegal poaching and forest logging are threatening to kill the last remaining Amur leopards.
Ukraine Warns of Europe's Worst Conflict Since World War II
World  (tags: world, politics, war, ukraine, russia )

Cal
- 28 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Ukraine warned of an escalating conflict in its easternmost regions as a rebel leader said talks this week may include negotiations for a truce.
Obama Blames Russia For Violence In Ukraine; Calls Moves 'Incursion'
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, violence, world, war, society, iraq, crime, corruption, conflict )

Wild
- 31 days ago - npr.org
President Obama blamed Russia for the violence in Ukraine and said its "incursion" into the former Soviet state will only carry additional costs. "Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,
Pro-Russia Forces Gain Ground as Ukraine's Volunteer Battalions Decry Kiev Leaders
World  (tags: world, war, politics, Russia, Ukraine, violence, freedoms )

Cal
- 32 days ago - news.vice.com
As Russia forces push forward towards the southeastern Ukraine coastal city of Mariupol and evidence mounts of direct Russian military support to the insurgent fighters, besieged volunteer units of "patriots" leading the way in the country's fight back sa
Mysterious Craters Are Just the Beginning of Arctic Surprises
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Tipping Point, Permafrost Thaw, Craters, Russia )

Brian
- 39 days ago - scientificamerican.com
"It's not just craters purportedly dug by aliens in Russia, it's also megaslumps, ice that burns and drunken trees. The ongoing meltdown of the permanently frozen ground that covers nearly a quarter of land in the Northern Hemisphere has caused..."
Exxon Starts "Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World"
Environment  (tags: Oil, Drilling, ExxonMobil, Arctic, Kara Sea, Russia, #DirtyOil, Toxic Contamination, Pollution, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change )

Brian
- 39 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia's Arctic. It is Russia's most northerly well."
Scientists May Have Cracked The Giant Siberian Crater Mystery -- The News Isn't Good
Environment  (tags: Yamal peninsula, Siberia, Giant Crater, permafrost, methane, Russia )

Dandelion
- 42 days ago - nature.com
A mystery crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia last month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, researchers in Russia say.
Please Sign: Russia, Stop Wild Orca Captures!
Animals  (tags: Orca, Russia, Sea World, Blackfish, animal cruelty, whales, Far East Russia Orca Project, animal rights )

Susan
- 43 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Since release of the film, "Blackfish," there has been an increased worldwide outcry over the capture of Orcas. But that hasn't stopped Russia from taking two from the wild in the last weeks. Russia and every country must ban this cruelty now!
Arms Sales By The US And Russia
Business  (tags: Military, Politics, International, USA, Russia, World, Arms Sales, Map )

Judy
- 46 days ago - businessinsider.com
The cold war is over, but countries the world over remain aligned with one of the two countries. "This map of US and Russian arms sales says it all".
 

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