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Russian gas will eventually return to Europe as nations 'forgive and forget', says Qatari energy minister

Russian gas will eventually return to Europe as nations ‘forgive and forget’, says Qatari energy minister

On Friday, Russian energy supplier Gazprom said it would not resume its natural gas supply to Germany through the key Nord Stream 1 pipeline, blaming a faulty turbine. Hannibal Hanschke | Reuters The European Union’s rejection of Russian energy products after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine will not last forever, the Qatari energy minister told an …

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Russia wants to exchange 36 hijacked satellites for a Soyuz rocket

Russia wants to exchange 36 hijacked satellites for a Soyuz rocket

Russian Soyuz rockets were used to launch OneWeb satellites from France Guyana. Russia’s space agency may be willing to return 36 satellites it is holding hostage in Kazakhstan in exchange for parts of its French-held Soyuz rockets Guyana. According to a report by Russian Space Web, French aerospace company Arianespace may be considering a deal …

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Thruster Test on Leaky Soyuz Spacecraft at Space Station - US Spacewalk Postponed

Russia sends spacecraft to rescue ISS crew after damaged Soyuz found ‘unviable’

The Soyuz MS-22 crew ship is shown docked to the Rassvet module. In the background, the Prichal docking module is attached to the Nauka general-purpose laboratory module. Credit: NASA SpaceX regarding the possibility of using the Crew-5 spacecraft to return additional crew in the event of a station emergency prior to the arrival of Soyuz …

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The West's oil war on Russia is starting to take its toll - prompting calls for tougher measures

The West’s oil war on Russia is starting to take its toll – prompting calls for tougher measures

European countries scrambled to find alternative sources of oil and gas after Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Russia’s revenues from fossil fuel exports collapsed in December, according to a new report, significantly hampering President Vladimir Putin’s ability to finance the war in Ukraine. The results, according …

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NASA mulls SpaceX backup plan for crew of leaky Russian Soyuz ship

NASA mulls SpaceX backup plan for crew of leaky Russian Soyuz ship

A stream of particles, which NASA says appears to be liquid and possibly coolant, escapes from the Soyuz spacecraft on the International Space Station, forcing a delay of a routine planned spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts on December 14, 2022 in this still image taken from video. NASA Television | via Reuters NASA is investigating …

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Russia Considers Ways To Return Space Crew After Capsule Leak

Russia Considers Ways To Return Space Crew After Capsule Leak

Tests are underway to determine if the Soyuz MS-22 capsule is unfit for crewed flight after a coolant leak. The Russian space agency is considering a ‘rescue’ plan to bring three crew members back from the International Space Station (ISS) ahead of schedule after their Soyuz capsule caused a coolant leak. Roscosmos and NASA officials …

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Europe's power crisis has 'very little to do with Putin', portfolio manager says

Europe’s power crisis has ‘very little to do with Putin’, portfolio manager says

This image, from September 2022, shows a liquefied natural gas carrier arriving at a port in the Netherlands. Siese Veenstra | AFP | Getty Images The energy crisis hitting Europe has little to do with Vladimir Putin and one could argue that the Russian leader’s actions have helped improve the situation, according to Per Lekander, …

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Europe agrees to cap Russian oil price at $60 a barrel |  CNN Business

Europe agrees to cap Russian oil price at $60 a barrel | CNN Business

London CNN Business — The European Union reached a consensus on the price at which to cap Russian oil just days before its ban on most imports took effect. News of the deal, which had required the approval of recalcitrant Poland, was confirmed on Twitter by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, marking a …

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Europe agrees to cap Russian oil price at $60 a barrel |  CNN Business

Europe agrees to cap Russian oil price at $60 a barrel | CNN Business

London CNN Business — The European Union reached a consensus on the price at which to cap Russian oil just days before its ban on most imports took effect. News of the deal, which had required the approval of recalcitrant Poland, was confirmed on Twitter by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, marking a …

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OPEC+ mulls further oil production cuts ahead of Russia sanctions and proposed price cap

OPEC+ mulls further oil production cuts ahead of Russia sanctions and proposed price cap

OPEC+, a group of 23 oil-producing nations led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, will meet on Sunday to decide the next phase of production policy. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers could impose deeper oil production cuts on Sunday, energy analysts said, as the influential energy alliance weighs the impact …

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