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NASA Suspends Space Contracts With Russia Due To Ukraine Crisis
2014-04-02 15:26:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A month after Charles Bolden said NASA would closely monitor the situation between Russia and the Ukraine, the  US space agency today announced it is severing ties with Russia due to the ongoing conflict. While NASA is suspending some space-related contracts with Russia, it has maintained that it will continue to work together with the Asian nation on the International Space Station, where both American and Russian astronauts...

2014-04-02 12:33:31

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 30.56 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends, drivers and...

2014-04-02 08:21:35

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of the Gazprom Neft aviation fuel business, has acquired 50% of Omsk Refueling Complex (Central) LLC from JSC Omsk Airport. This is Gazpromneft-Aero's fifth asset in Russia's Siberian region. The company already refuels aircraft at its own refueling complexes in Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Krasnoyarsk [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/about/structure ]. (Logo:...

2014-04-02 04:20:27

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Russia's control over energy supplies and distribution systems in Ukraine and Western Europe could be reduced if the United States relaxed energy exports. Diminishing Russia's economic leverage over Ukraine and Western Europe could be a key component of America's policy response to the Crimea crisis, writes Nick Loris from The Heritage Foundation in World Review...

2014-04-01 20:20:28

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f3qgc6/russia_tyre) has announced the addition of the "Russia Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f3qgc6/russia_tyre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Russia is the one of the best performing economies in Europe and the country's disposable income...

2014-04-01 12:30:06

June 8, 2014 4:00 pm, Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Chevy Chase, MD CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kolot HaLev, the Jewish Community Choir of Greater Washington announced it is dedicating its 6th Anniversary Concert on June 8, 2014 to Jewish music from Russia and the Ukraine. Entitled My Soul Longs for You, this concert will showcase Russia's lasting impact on Jewish music by featuring popular, religious and klezmer melodies sung during Imperial, Soviet and...

2014-04-01 08:22:58

DALLAS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report at RnRMarketResearch.com says Europe's Combined Heat and Power Industry to Reach 245 Gigawatts in Installed Capacity by 2020. The report titled "Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in North America and Europe - Market Size, Trends and Key Country Analysis to 2020" is available at...

2014-03-31 16:25:34

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India has won the Candidates tournament that ended on Sunday, March 30, 2014 in the northern Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk. Anand overtook favorites Vladimir Kramnik of Russia, another former World Champion ranked by FIDE at No. 3, and Levon Aronian of Armenia, ranked at No. 2. Anand, the oldest competitor in the field at 44, played steadily and took advantage of opportunities...

2014-03-28 08:21:10

Into the Charming Far East BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city in the Far East which boasts magnificent sceneries and varied cultural attractions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday. The outbound flight departs at 06:25 Beijing time and arrives at...

2014-03-27 23:03:00

In-demand research report “Urea Formaldehyde Concentrate and Urea Formaldehyde Resins Market in CIS Countries and Globally” worked out by BAC Reports has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, Russia is the largest producer of UFC and UF resins in the CIS countries. London, UK (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Nowadays, urea formaldehyde resins are usually manufactured from urea formaldehyde concentrate (UFC) as this material offers a slew of advantages in the...


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Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

Taiga
2013-04-19 18:21:46

Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...

Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
2013-01-01 14:17:37

The mountain weasel (Mustela altaica), also known as the solongoi, pale weasel, or Altai weasel, can be found in a range that extends from the Himalayas to Mongolia and includes Ladakh, India, northeastern China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Korea, southern Siberia, and areas of Russia. It prefers a habitat within grassy woodlands and rocky tundra areas with dense vegetation, at altitudes of at least 11,480 feet. The mountain weasel displays a slight sexual dimorpism, with males growing larger than...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

Steller Sea Lion, Eumetopias jubatus
2012-11-01 07:34:19

The Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) is a species that can be found in the northern Pacific. It is also known as Steller's sea lion or the northern sea lion and is the only member of its genus, Eumetopias. Its range stretches from Gulf of Alaska to the Sea of Okhotsk and the Kuril Islands in Russia. Its southern range includes Año Nuevo Island near California. Although it once bred as far south as the Channel Islands, it has not been seen there since the 1980’s. Traditionally,...

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