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Denmark can’t stop Russian gas pipeline but may slow project down

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen says that Denmark cannot prevent the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project from being implemented, national commercial broadcaster TV2 reports. Denmark, however, may be able to slow down the construction works, according to the prime minister. It has the legal right to not grant a permit for the construction and operation of Nord ...

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'Disaster for humanity': Experts to RT on joint AI project by Google & Pentagon

Hundreds of Google employees are up in arms over the company’s partnership with the Pentagon in AI technology, fearing it may be used for war. Experts told RT the “questionable” alliance could result in “disaster for humanity.” Google employees wrote a letter to the company’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, calling on the US tech giant to immediately pull out of a ...

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'Not in the business of war': Google employees urge company to abandon Pentagon AI project

Thousands of Google employees have signed an open letter urging the tech giant not to work on a US government surveillance engine which could use artificial intelligence to improve the targeting of drone strikes. “We believe that Google should not be in the business of war. Therefore we ask that Project Maven be cancelled and that Google draft, publicize, and ...

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Google’s latest undersea cable project will connect Japan to Australia

When you’re a company as large as Google, you need to make build versus buy decisions every day, whether that’s buying a company or building the software or renting time on an undersea cable or building your own. Today, the company announced that it’s decided to build another undersea cable. This one will run from Japan to Guam and from ...

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Russian gas pipeline gets green light from Germany as US tries to kill project

Germany has issued a permit for the construction and operation of an offshore section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Germany in the Baltic Sea. Read more “The BSH [Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany] issued the permit for this approximately 30-kilometres-long route section in accordance with the Federal Mining Act,” the ...

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Russian high-speed railway project attracts another European investor

Italy has joined the list of countries seeking to participate in the ambitious Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway project. According to TASS, the government of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of Italian companies. They want to invest in the construction of the Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway. Statistics showed that in 2017, trade turnover ...

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US threatens to sanction European firms involved in Russian gas project

The US State Department has issued a warning over probable penalties against corporations engaged in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, claiming that the Russian project undermines energy security in Europe. “As many people know, we oppose the Nord Stream 2 project, the US government does,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said during a news briefing. “We ...

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Russian mega gas project with China going full-steam ahead

Three quarters of the vast Power of Siberia natural gas pipeline to China has been completed. Over 1,629km of piping now stretches across Russian territory, according to Gazprom. Read more “The construction of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline is going on at a high tempo. It is a link between the gas production centers and consumers,” the company said ...

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Spain wants in on Russia's high-speed railway project

The ambitious Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway project has attracted interest from Madrid, according to the Russian Ministry of Transport. The track is a joint project between Russia and China. “State Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Residential Housing of Spain Julio Gomez-Pomar informed Russian Deputy Minister of Transport Alan Lushnikov about Spain’s interest in participating in the Moscow-Kazan project,” the ministry said. Read ...

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Italian polls prove again EU project ‘is not working,’ says UKIP as voters back anti-establishment

As projections show that voters in Italy are giving a cold shoulder to the ruling center-left, it’s proof yet again that the EU project is not working, UKIP said in reaction to Sunday’s poll. “The election in Italy just adds more weight that the EU project is not working. But we all know what the EU’s response will be, don’t ...

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