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Turkey to invest nearly $100 mln in gas facility in Black Sea

Turkey will invest 780 million Turkish liras (around $111 million) to build a subsea gas production facility, and a 155-kilometer-long pipeline connecting to a new onshore gas processing facility in Filyos, in the Zonguldak province along Turkey’s western Black Sea coast, according to an environmental impact assessment application report for this three-phased integrated project

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US Navy tests to the limit Russian Black Sea Fleet

Despite repeated warnings, the US Navy Donald Cook destroyer, armed with cruise missiles, once again entered the Black Sea waters today, the Russian Defense Ministry's National Defense Control Center informed. "The forces and …

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What hinders China in the South Caucasus

As the Second Karabakh War ended, all regional players’ interests were scrutinized in detail. One power, however, China, was largely absent from the analysis. Official rhetoric from Beijing indicates the continuation of China’s non-intervention policy in the region

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Tornado warning issued for Sochi

Today, residents and guests of Sochi were warned about the threat of tornadoes over the Black Sea from Magri to Vesely, the Krasnodar Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring informed. The press service of the Main …

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Turkey reportedly discovers energy in Black Sea

Turkey has discovered energy in the Black Sea, most likely natural gas, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said Wednesday, but gave no indication of the size and depth of the find, nor how difficult it will be to extract. …

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Two people dragged into sea near Anapa

Two vacationers were dragged into the sea while swimming on an inflatable water tool near Anapa. The relevant message was published on the website of the Krasnodar Territory EMERCOM. At 13.25 Moscow time, an emergency duty shift of the …

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Wartime Il-2 aircraft found in Black Sea (VIDEO)

A wartime sunken Ilyushin Il-2 aircraft was found on the bottom of the Black Sea near Novorossiysk after two years of search. Divers are currently working at the place of discovery. They are trying to clear the ground-attack aircraft of …

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Putin oversees drills of in Crimea from cruiser

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin has overseen the joint drills of Russia’s Black Sea and Northern Fleets from the Russian cruiser Marshal Ustinov belonging to the …

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Sochi commemorates victims of Tu-154 crash

Today marks three years since the Russian Defence Ministry's Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea. The memorial event took place in Sochi. According to deputy head of the city Konstantin Chebotar, the people of …

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