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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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Russia will stop exporting titanium to Boeing if legislation adopted – Russian senator

Published time: 13 Apr, 2018 09:47 Edited time: 13 Apr, 2018 10:01 Russia’s Federation Council is looking to adopt counter-sanctions against the US, under which the country may ban exports of titanium to aircraft giant Boeing, an unnamed Russian senator told RIA Novosti. Earlier on Friday, Russian deputies announced an upcoming response to the American sanctions imposed last week. According ...

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Flight safety office in UK apologizes for Russian plane search in Heathrow – Moscow

The flight safety center in the UK operating under the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has apologized for the search of a Russian Aeroflot plane by UK officials in March, the Russian transport minister said. After elaborating on the case, which triggered outrage in Moscow, the center “even apologized,” Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov told journalists on Friday. The Montreal-based ...

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No politics: American, Russian students chat with ISS cosmonauts and ‘float’ onboard (VIDEO)

A group of American students chatted with Russian cosmonauts and even took a tour of the International Space Station – all while sitting in their Montana classroom. RT360 helped to organize the unique space lesson. High school students in Bozeman, Montana, spoke with Russian cosmonauts via a video link as part of RT’s “Space Lessons” education project launched in December. ...

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Trump trolling Kremlin unexpectedly lifts Russian markets & ruble

While Donald Trump’s tweets threatening missile strikes on Moscow’s ally Syria spooked global markets, Russian stocks and the ruble have rebounded on Thursday from losses caused by US sanctions. The Russian currency has significantly strengthened to 62 rubles against the dollar and 76.6 against the euro, compared to the levels of 65 and 80 seen on Wednesday. Read more The ...

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Russian gas pipeline to Europe gets thumbs up from Finland

Finland has issued the second and final permit for the construction and operation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the Nordic country’s waters, the company in charge of the project said in a statement. “This is an important day for our project: following a very thorough analysis and extensive engagement, the Finnish authorities have approved our detailed plans ...

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Military jet trainer crashes in Russia, pilots ejected – Russian MoD

Published time: 12 Apr, 2018 08:54 A Russian military Yakovlev Yak-130 jet has crashed in eastern Russia, 600 kilometers from Moscow. No casualties have been reported, according to Russian Defense Ministry. On Thursday morning, the plane – known under NATO classification as Mitten – went down during a training flight in the city of Borisoglebsk in Voronezh Region, eastern Russia. Both ...

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Global metals market in limbo as US crushes major Russian aluminum producer

The inclusion of Russia’s aluminum giant RUSAL on the US sanctions list may significantly alter the metals market, threatening to break global supply chains and spark a deficit in the crucial industrial metal. Aluminum futures surged by nearly 10 percent in London after the US Treasury Department sanctioned RUSAL and its owner Oleg Deripaska Friday. Read more Metal stocks have ...

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US carrier group to reach Persian Gulf only by May – Russian MoD

The US carrier strike group led by the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is expected to reach the Persian Gulf in May, a Russian top brass officer said, adding such a deployment was an “established practice” of the US Navy. “We are aware that the US carrier group led by the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and escort ...

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3 Russian journalists injured by gunfire as Douma militants disperse people celebrating liberation

Three Russian journalists have been injured in Syria’s eastern Ghouta when their bus came under small arms fire. All of them have received non-life threatening wounds, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The incident occurred when reporters were about to return from the Syrian town of Douma, the last militant-held stronghold in the eastern Ghouta area. NTV broadcaster correspondent Aleksey ...

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