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Monday, 27.02.2017, 01:38
Offshore pipelay capacities secured for both line.Further important milestone for the Nord Stream 2 project. Dynamically-positioned vessels will operate without anchors for environmental protection in the Baltic Sea.
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The European Parliament on Thursday decided to lift the visa regime with Georgia, which means that Georgian citizens will be able to enter the Schengen area without a visa for short stays, reports LETA.
US President Donald Trump and NATO both agree on the need for dialogue with Russia from a position of strength, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, reports LERA/BNS.
Gazprom’s gas supplies to Europe and Turkey reached an all-time record in 2016. This might suggest Europe is becoming more dependent on Gazprom, but according to Danila Bochkarev, Senior Fellow at the EastWest Institute, the Russian company gained market share by playing by the rules of the market. The European gas market is finally becoming depoliticized.
Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said on Tuesday he doesn't support the idea to ease the sanctions imposed on Russia as a result of its actions in Ukraine as a reward for Moscow cooperating in some other area, reports LETA/BNS.
For a number of years, the EU and Russia had assumed the existence of a strategic partnership, based on the con vergence of values, economic integration and increasingly open markets and a modernisation agenda for society. Our agenda was positive and ambitious.