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    Russia’s big gas plan hit a setback
    Jul01

    Russia’s big gas plan hit a setback

    Russia’s big plan to build the Turkish Stream might have hit a snag as Russia and Turkey can’t agree on gas prices. Russia’s Gazprom and Turkey’s BOTAŞ had a six-month period to agree on the prices for gas supplies. That time frame expired on Monday without a deal. “The dispute over prices means there’s no...

    Gazprom Halts Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Gazprom Halts Natural Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

    The Russian energy giant cut off deliveries because of a pricing dispute amid political tensions between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Two Ships, Four Generations: A Family’s Odyssey
    Jul01

    Two Ships, Four Generations: A Family’s Odyssey

    The early twentieth century was an age of immigration — millions left Europe in despair, defeat or fear to make new lives in America. My family history is not much different from that of other immigrants, but with one big deviation: two generations arrived from Europe and two later generations returned! In the spring of 1915, my father and...

    Russia To Build Its Own Version Of France’s Mistral Helicopter Landing Ships After Months Of Uncertainty
    Jul01

    Russia To Build Its Own Version Of France’s Mistral Helicopter Landing Ships After Months Of Uncertainty

    Russia has committed to building its own helicopter landing ships to replace the two Mistral vessels that France built but then declined to deliver to the Kremlin because of Russian actions in Crimea and East Ukraine, reported TASS, a Kremlin-owned Russian news site, Wednesday. Admiral Viktor Chirkov, who broke the news at the international...

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute
    Jul01

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said both nations gave assurances the dispute would not affect the flow of Russian gas to Europe. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute
    Jul01

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said both nations gave assurances the dispute would not affect the flow of Russian gas to Europe. Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said Russia stopped deliveries at 10 a.m....

    Russia Stops Gas Supply To Ukraine, Pledges Europe Will Be Unaffected
    Jul01

    Russia Stops Gas Supply To Ukraine, Pledges Europe Will Be Unaffected

    Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an agreement on the flow of natural gas between the two countries, effectively cutting off Russian supply to Ukraine starting Wednesday. However, Russia said that the supply to Europe would not be affected. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute
    Jul01

    Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company… …read more Source:...

    Situation Report: Another day, another Iran deadline; State drops Clinton emails; defense CEOs unhappy with Pentagon; drones spot Russian base in Ukraine; and much more
    Jul01

    Situation Report: Another day, another Iran deadline; State drops Clinton emails; defense CEOs unhappy with Pentagon; drones spot Russian base in Ukraine; and much more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley RED SIREN. Just coming in Wednesday morning: An Islamic State-linked group in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a series of coordinated attacks against as many as 15 Egyptian Army checkpoints the troublesome Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 38 soldiers. It’s the latest assault in what has become an...

    Polish web surfers decry post of offensive photo of Majdanek
    Jul01

    Polish web surfers decry post of offensive photo of Majdanek

    WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – Polish internet users criticized a Facebook post by a Ukrainian teen who lives in Poland, which shows an offensive gesture directed toward a memorial at Majdanek. The 17-year-old, identified as Wladyslaw, posted the photo on Facebook which shows him holding up his middle finger in the direction of the Monument to Struggle...