Swedish divers will continue to examine the sunken Russian submarine found on a Swedish shore of the Baltic Sea over the weekend, Ocean X Team, which is representing the company behind the discovery, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
The Baltic Sea always played an important geopolitical role, and Russia should strenghten its Baltic Fleet to counter the NATO's build-up along its Western borders, Russian Captain Mikhail Nenashev said.
Russia is seen increasing its exports of Urals crude oil from its Baltic ports in August, while shipments from Novorossiisk on the Black Sea are expected to decline,
It has been speculated that macrophytes beds might act as a refuge for calcifiers from ocean acidification. In the shallow nearshores of the western Kiel Bay (Baltic Sea), mussel and seagrass beds are interlacing, forming a mosaic habitat. Naturally, the diverse physiological activities of seagrasses and mussels are affected by seawater carbonate chemistry and they […]
Estonia and Russia have taken radically different paths since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, and by many measures, the tiny nation on the Baltic Sea has had greater success.
On July 17, 1916 the Russian Naval Aviation scored its first victory as four Russian M-9 hydroplanes engaged a group of four German military aircraft over the Baltic Sea downing two of them.
The Russian navy has practiced anti-submarine combat in both the Baltic Sea and the Arctic Barents Sea in consecutive drills, as its naval reinforcement in the two regions continues. Russia's military drills from all branches of theShow More Summary
I first visited the quaint Eastern European city of Riga, Latvia in the summer of 1989. Nestled between the Baltic Sea, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus and Estonia, Latvia represented the second stop in our People to People delegation of Kansas high school students touring the USSR. Show More Summary
Natural gas supply and trading company Litgas, part of Lithuania's state owned energy holding Lietuvos Energija, and Statoil, leading global energy company in oil and gas production,
Here’s the true story of three photographers whose pictures encompass a new ad campaign from now-independent Helsinki/Stockholm-based agency hasan & partners that covers the Baltic Sea for leisure company Silja Line. Using famed author/essayist...Show More Summary
Lithuanian prosecutors have revealed that alcohol has been found in blood of one of the two pilots of An-2 plane which crashed into the Baltic Sea in mid-May; “bottles containing not only mineral water” have been found on board, the body of the second pilot has not been found yet.
According to Gazprom’s CEO, company does not need an approval by the European Commission to begin construction of the planned extension of the Nord Stream gas pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea into Germany.
Russian Navy corvette has started torpedo drills in the Baltic Sea.
The USS Vicksburg, many of the ships seen here, and an expanded flotilla of allied ships from the region took part in BALTOPS ‘15, which ended on Saturday. The elaborate exercise, which reinforced strong NATO and allied bonds, has led to increased tensions with Russia as historically neutral parties in the region may seek NATO membership. Read more...
The construction of the planned extension of the Nord Stream gas pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea into Germany could cost 9.9 billion euros ($11.2 bln), head of Russia's energy giant Gazprom Alexei Miller said Friday.
Russia is reportedly planning to build a gas pipeline to Germany. Gazprom announced on Thursday that it plans to build a pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea with E.ON,...Show More Summary
The military exercise BALTOPS 2015 is in full swing off and on the coast of Sweden, with a large-scale amphibious landing happening last weekend. Finnish, Swedish, British and American Marines all stormed the Swedish coastline in a joint manner, with multiple landing craft and air support assets bringing the fight to an imaginary enemy. Read more...
Poland's newly appointed treasury minister Andrzej Czerwinski said on Wednesday that first shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the terminal at the Baltic Sea are most likely to come in autumn.
White harbour porpoises are so rare that only 15 sighting have been recorded in the past 100 years. Last week, an amateur photographer caught sight of such a creature in the Baltic Sea and captured it on video. Read more...
A sighting of a white harbor porpoise was reported June 8 in the Baltic Sea, near Denmark. Fortunately, the person who sighted the extremely rare marine mammal recognized it despite being a layperson and was able to record the sighting on camera. Show More Summary