Sunday, July 25, 2021
Navy

Putin Touts Navy’s New Hypersonic Nuclear Missiles

By Alex Nicholson (Bloomberg) President Vladimir Putin used a Navy Day parade to deliver his latest reminder of Russia’s military muscle, touting the nation’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at a ceremony in...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 2341

Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Navy

Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, weeks after a UK warship angered Moscow by...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 12363

Saturday, July 24, 2021
United Shipbuilding Corporation CEO Alexei Rakhmanov.
Maritime News

Putin Reviews New Short Sea Shipping Plans To Bypass Suez Canal

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the country’s shipbuilding executives to review plans to prioritize short sea shipping with the hope of bypassing the Suez Canal. “We are...

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 5050

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy
Offshore

U.S. and Germany End Energy Rift With Nord Stream 2 Accord

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. and Germany have completed a deal approving completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, effectively ending a longstanding rift over German gas purchases from Russia,...

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 1513

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Defense

Putin Hits Out At Black Sea ‘Provocation’

By Henry Meyer and Jake Rudnitsky (Bloomberg) — President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of involvement in what he termed a “provocation” by a British destroyer in the Black Sea last...

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 3272

Thursday, June 24, 2021
hms-defender-royal-navy-uscg
Defense

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters) Russia accused Britain on...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 9872

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Offshore

U.S. Waives Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Company and CEO

By Timothy Gardner, Andrea Shalal and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The Biden administration waived sanctions on the company behind Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany...

May 19, 2021
Total Views: 2844

Friday, April 23, 2021
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Environment

Biden Calls for Fourth Industrial Revolution: Climate Summit Updates

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Day two of President Joe Biden’s international climate summit concluded on Friday. Biden pledged during the first day of the virtual event to slash U.S. greenhouse...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1109

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
A Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker escorts ships on the Northern Sea Route, July 14 2016
Maritime News

Putin’s Arctic Plans Are a Climate Change Bet -Opinion

By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) — Last weekend, Russia launched the last of a new crew of atomic icebreakers meant to consolidate the country’s dominance of commercial traffic in the...

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

Despite Putin’s Swagger, Russian Navy Struggles To Modernize

by Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin calls improving the Russian navy’s combat capabilities a priority. The unfinished husks of three guided-missile frigates that have languished for three years...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 73

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Maritime News

Ukrainian Leader Says Putin Wants His Whole Country, Asks for NATO Help

By Thomas Escritt and Andrew Osborn BERLIN/MOSCOW, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Thursday of wanting to annex his entire country and called...

November 29, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

How Putin’s Pursuit of Stalin’s Arctic Dream Lost Global Appeal

By Dina Khrennikova and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Vladimir Putin wanted to remake Josef Stalin’s quest for a greater foothold in the Arctic into a global shipping bonanza that could...

March 29, 2017
Total Views: 4

Saturday, August 9, 2014
exxonmobil rosneft
Offshore

ExxonMobil Spuds in North of Russia, Gathers Praise from Putin

U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil began drilling in Russia's Arctic on Saturday, despite Western sanctions imposed on its Russian partner Rosneft, and was hailed by Russia's president as an model of "cooperation".

August 9, 2014
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
News

ExxonMobil’s Vast Russian Prospects at Risk With Putin’s Ukraine Push

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s biggest international exploration opportunity may be imperiled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian foray.

March 5, 2014
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
News

Putin Adviser Sees Political Will to End Greenpeace Disput

Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) — Russia is showing “political will” to end a two-month-long dispute over the prosecution of Greenpeace activists after they began to be set free on bail, President...

November 19, 2013
Total Views: 0

Thursday, November 14, 2013
News

Paul McCartney Urges Putin to Free Greenpeace ‘Arctic 30’

Paul McCartney wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, urging him to free Greenpeace activists arrested for protesting against Arctic oil drilling.

November 14, 2013
Total Views: 3

Monday, October 21, 2013
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News

Russian LNG Exports Look Brighter After Putin Orders

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — Russia’s Energy Ministry may from December be able to grant licenses to export liquefied natural gas, moving closer to breaking OAO Gazprom’s monopoly on shipments of...

October 21, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Angela Merkel
News

Putin Gets Earful from German Chancellor Regarding Greenpeace Arrests

BERLIN, Oct 16 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of her concerns over the arrest of Greenpeace activists after a protest at an...

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
russian coast guard greenpeace Prirazlomnaya
News

Putin: Greenpeace Activists Are Not Pirates

SALEKHARD, Russia, Sept 25 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Greenpeace activists arrested for staging a protest at Russia’s first offshore oil platform had violated international law but...

September 25, 2013
Total Views: 7

Sunday, April 1, 2012
News

Putin Promises “Favorable” Tax Conditions For Barents Sea Field Development

MOSCOW -(Dow Jones)- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has reassured the chief executives of France’s Total SA (TOT) and Norway’s Statoil ASA (STO) that favorable tax conditions will be created for the giant Shtokman...

April 1, 2012
Total Views: 19