“Even the leaders were unsure about what they would do next or how to avoid fatal missteps. Each side called on its intelligence services to supply that knowledge.” The quote is from an article by Markus Wolf and Tennent Bagley, two icons of the Cold War intelligence community with opposing ideologies writing in 1997 in the Los Angeles Times as a team about how in August, 1961 construction of the Berlin Wall surprised the best and the brightest in the West. They wrote a review of...
Search: Sergey Lavrov,Gazprom (3 materials)
... doesn’t play by WTO “dumping” rules. According to nuclear and mining trade publications Russian energy giant Gazprom and around twenty other international firms, including German operators, are active in mining or holding stakes to mine ... ... threat potential in and around the Tindouf camps and elsewhere in southern Algeria continues to grow. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has met three times with Algerian counterpart Ramtane Lamamra over the past six months, most recently on February ...
... Russia for Europe’s economic problems when it controls only 30 percent of the Euro market. After all, it’s Russia’s gas to sell on the free market. Instead of talking to a European analyst or a representative of a Russian firm like Gazprom, the writer of the Monitor story sourced David Goldwyn, a former special envoy for international energy affairs under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile, Washington ally Norway has just overtaken Russia as Europe top LNG provider,...
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)