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2009-07-04 11:11:19

Turkey has OK'd a transit agreement for the Nabucco pipeline intended to reduce European dependence on Russian gas, the European Union said. An intergovernmental pact to be signed in Ankara July 13 will expedite construction of the pipeline and bring Caspian and Middle East gas to Europe as early as 2014, E.U.

2009-05-18 09:26:19

Russian natural gas giant Gazprom and Italian gas company Eni agreed to double the capacity of the proposed South Stream natural gas pipeline. Gazprom Chief Executive Officer Alexei Miller and Eni CEO Paulo Scaroni signed an agreement to raise the capacity to 63 billion cubic meters a year.

2009-04-21 08:18:09

The Russian energy giant Gazprom said it will sign agreements with Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece on its South Stream gas pipeline to Europe. Alexander Medvedev, the deputy director of Gazprom, told the Bulgarian Vesti TV channel Tuesday that all technical and economic assessments of the $13 billion South

2008-10-08 12:00:32

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 8 October: Russia's decision on its involvement in the construction of the Nabucco gas pipeline will depend on the situation in the region, Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Denisov has told Interfax.

2008-09-18 21:00:24

By Indrani Bagchi NEW DELHI: Senior Indian officials met their Turkish and Israeli counterparts in Ankara last week to work out the technical details of an offshore pipeline project to bring Central Asian and Russian oil to India.

2008-09-17 12:00:30

Text of report by Serbian newspaper Politika website on 12 September [Report by Jasna Petrovic: "Sparks Flying Around South Stream"] The statement by Yuriy Buligin, a representative of the Russian chamber of commerce, that the ratification of the natural gas and oil agreement by the Serbian Assembly does not also mean that the construction of South Stream will begin has once more raised the question of what the actual future is of that alternative gas pipeline, which is supposed to be an...

2008-09-09 15:00:37

Text of article by Sergey Pravosudov, Director of the Institute for National Energy Policy, "US digs its own grave: The war in Georgia has shown that energy supplies to Europe that bypass Russia are unreliable" by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 5 September In spite of strong pressure from the United States, the European Union declined to impose sanctions on Russia.

2008-09-08 15:00:59

Vice President Dick Cheney repeated a warning Monday that an aggressive Russia should not be allowed to dominate Europe's energy supply.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.