World’s first floating nuclear power plant reaches Russia’s Arctic for maiden mission
May22

World’s first floating nuclear power plant reaches Russia’s Arctic for maiden mission

The first sea-borne nuclear power plant made in Russia has been towed to the country’s Arctic port of Murmansk, ready to undertake its first mission, generating electricity in remote locations. The water-borne power plant, named Akademik Lomonosov, was built by the state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom in St. Petersburg. The new vessel is set to pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet, the company says. The...

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‘Isolated’ Russia welcomes investment funds worth over $13 trillion at St. Petersburg forum
May22

‘Isolated’ Russia welcomes investment funds worth over $13 trillion at St. Petersburg forum

Foreign investors who are expected to participate at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this week will discuss with President Vladimir Putin the “unjustified” assumptions about isolating Russia. According to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, about 40 leaders of the world’s largest investment funds from 20 countries with total assets of over $13.5 trillion will participate in the forum....

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Pull out of Syria? Bare all to IAEA? Why 12-point US list for Tehran is ‘ultimatum’ meant to fail
May22

Pull out of Syria? Bare all to IAEA? Why 12-point US list for Tehran is ‘ultimatum’ meant to fail

The US has laid out 12 demands for Iran that it says Tehran must meet for a new nuclear deal. Problem is, telling Iranian troops out of Syria and dictating what nuclear watchdog inspects doesn’t sound like a real roadmap for peace US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the White House’s stance crystal clear Monday, calling the nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers a “loser.” President Donald Trump has already pulled...

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‘A new impetus’: Putin and Modi praise ‘extremely productive’ Sochi talks
May22

‘A new impetus’: Putin and Modi praise ‘extremely productive’ Sochi talks

Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi were all smiles at the conclusion of their informal summit, with Moscow officials saying that New Delhi has moved one step closer to free trade with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union. “Extremely productive discussions with President Putin. We reviewed the complete range of India-Russia relations as well as other global subjects,”tweeted the Indian prime minister on Monday evening. “Friendship...

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Europe & Iran now have the perfect excuse to drop the US dollar – Max Keiser
May19

Europe & Iran now have the perfect excuse to drop the US dollar – Max Keiser

The re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran and Washington’s threat to punish European companies for doing business there provides a good opportunity for ditching the dollar, according to RT’s Keiser Report host, Max Keiser. “The US uses the dollar as a weapon to promote US dollar hegemony and the US Empire. The world now sees clearly that the US dollar is a Central Bank enabled Ponzi scheme backed by the extraordinarily violent...

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