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Monday, January 30, 2017
Sovcomflot’s Arctic Tankers Hit Milestone ‘One Million Tonnes’
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Sovcomflot’s Arctic Tankers Hit Milestone ‘One Million Tonnes’

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF) says its new arctic shuttle tankers have now transported one million tonnes of crude oil from the Yamal Peninsula to

January 30, 2017
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Russia in Biggest Arctic Military Push Since Soviet Fall

By Andrew Osborn MURMANSK, Russia, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The nuclear icebreaker Lenin, the pride and joy of the Soviet Union’s Arctic great game, lies

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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How Trade, and Sanctions, Made a Russian Fisherman a Billionaire

By Alex Sazonov (Bloomberg) — Peering into the mid-morning darkness from his sixth-floor office on Russia’s Kola Bay, Vitaly Orlov strains to see

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 188

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Russian Vessel Convoy Beset in Ice in Northeast Passage
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Russian Vessel Convoy Beset in Ice in Northeast Passage

A Russian convoy of two bulk carriers and two icebreakers are stuck in ice in part of the Northeast Passage off northern Russia.  The two bulk carriers,

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 104

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Russian Shuttle Tanker Certified to IMO’s Polar Code
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Russian Shuttle Tanker Certified to IMO’s Polar Code

A Russian arctic shuttle tanker has been certified in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s upcoming Polar Code regulations for

December 28, 2016
Total Views: 128

Monday, December 26, 2016
Suspecting Pilot or Technical Error, Russia Hunts for Crashed Jet’s Black Boxes in Black Sea
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Suspecting Pilot or Technical Error, Russia Hunts for Crashed Jet’s Black Boxes in Black Sea

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Russia expanded its search on Monday for the remains of a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea,

December 26, 2016
Total Views: 8

Sunday, December 25, 2016
No Survivors on Syria-Bound Russian Military Jet that Crashed in Black Sea
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No Survivors on Syria-Bound Russian Military Jet that Crashed in Black Sea

By Polina Devitt and Andrew Osborn MOSCOW, Dec 25 (Reuters) – A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers,

December 25, 2016
Total Views: 8

Monday, December 12, 2016
Russia Applauds Trump ‘Dream Team’ as Exxon CEO Eyed for State
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Russia Applauds Trump ‘Dream Team’ as Exxon CEO Eyed for State

By Henry Meyer and Ilya Arkhipov (Bloomberg) — With two decades of deal-making in Russia’s vital oil industry under his belt, Rex Tillerson is Vladimir

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Russian Tankers Defy EU Ban to Smuggle Jet Fuel to Syria – Sources
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Russian Tankers Defy EU Ban to Smuggle Jet Fuel to Syria – Sources

By Guy Faulconbridge and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military

November 22, 2016
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Russia Set to Dismantle First Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker
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Russia Set to Dismantle First Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

Russia is set to begin dismantling the nuclear icebreaker Sibir marking the first time ever that a nuclear-powered icebreaker has been sent for recycling. The

November 15, 2016
Total Views: 73

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Russia Beefs Up Baltic Fleet Amid NATO Tensions
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Russia Beefs Up Baltic Fleet Amid NATO Tensions

By Andrew Osborn and Simon Johnson MOSCOW/STOCKHOLM, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Russia is sharply upgrading the firepower of its Baltic Fleet by adding warships

October 26, 2016
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Britain Watches as Russian Warships Sail Past Coast for Mediterranean
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Britain Watches as Russian Warships Sail Past Coast for Mediterranean

(Bloomberg) — U.K. warships are monitoring a Russian aircraft-carrier group sailing past Britain’s eastern coast to the Mediterranean Sea to supplement

October 20, 2016
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Russia Tests Towing Million-Ton Iceberg [PHOTOS]
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Russia Tests Towing Million-Ton Iceberg [PHOTOS]

A Russian icebreaker has succesfully towed an iceberg weighing approximately 1 million tons, according to the oil company Rosneft. The tow was part of a test

October 12, 2016
Total Views: 212

Friday, September 30, 2016
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Russian Shipping Company Sovcomflot Puts Large Stake Up for Sale

By Katya Golubkova and Kira Zavyalova MOSCOW, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The privatisation of a 25 percent stake in Russian state shipping firm Sovcomflot may

September 30, 2016
Total Views: 51

Monday, September 19, 2016
New Oil Tanker Begins Year-Round Service in Russian Arctic
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New Oil Tanker Begins Year-Round Service in Russian Arctic

The Russian shipping company Sovcomflot says its new arctic shuttle tanker Shturman Albanov has delivered its first oil cargo from the Novy Port oil field in

September 19, 2016
Total Views: 123

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Ukraine to Woo Shippers From Asia to Baltics by Fixing Ports
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Ukraine to Woo Shippers From Asia to Baltics by Fixing Ports

By Kateryna Choursina (Bloomberg) — Ukraine, whose trade links with Russia have been severed by a two-year insurgency in its eastern regions, will strive

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 62

Thursday, June 30, 2016
US: Russia Used False Signals in Mediterranean Sea Incident
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US: Russia Used False Signals in Mediterranean Sea Incident

By Andrea Shalal BERLIN, June 30 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of deliberately displaying the wrong naval signals and

June 30, 2016
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Russia: U.S. Destroyer Came ‘Dangerously Close’ to Russian Warship – See the Video
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Russia: U.S. Destroyer Came ‘Dangerously Close’ to Russian Warship – See the Video

By Dmitry Solovyov and Idrees Ali MOSCOW, June 28 (Reuters) – Russia and the United States gave contradictory accounts on Tuesday of an incident

June 28, 2016
Total Views: 62

Sunday, June 19, 2016
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U.S. Navy Will Stay In Black Sea Despite Russian Warning

by Steve Scherer, Reuters – The United States will maintain its presence in the Black Sea despite a Russian warning that a U.S. destroyer patrolling

June 19, 2016
Total Views: 5

Friday, June 10, 2016
U.S. Navy Destroyer in Black Sea Stokes Tensions with Russia
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U.S. Navy Destroyer in Black Sea Stokes Tensions with Russia

MOSCOW, June 10 (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign ministry said Moscow would respond to a U.S. naval ship’s entry into the Black Sea with unspecified

June 10, 2016
Total Views: 44
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