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German companies see Russia as ‘huge opportunity’ despite sanctions – head of Merck Russia

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German businesses has always viewed Russia as a lucrative market and they believe now is a good time to invest in the country despite international tensions, the president of the Russian branch of Merck told RT. German investment in the Russian economy hit a record high in 2018, reaching $3.6 billion. Merck Russia is a Read More

Explainer: Betting on the past? Europe decides on connected car standards

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Commission’s push to implement a Wi-Fi standard for connected cars has won the support of lawmakers in a victory for Germany’s Volkswagen, although competitor BMW and other backers of a rival technology still hope to overturn the decision. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Volkswagen in Berlin, Germany February 27, 2019. Read More

Zombie pigs? Scientists restore partial function in hours-dead animal brains

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Dead pigs’ brains have been partially revived in a study that upends established wisdom about what happens when we die, raising serious ethical questions even though researchers claim the brains never regained consciousness. Disembodied pig brains subjected to an experimental preservative procedure showed some restored cellular and molecular function and even some synaptic activity, researchers Read More

Power play: pumped hydro eyes path through Australia’s climate wars

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KIDSTON, Australia (Reuters) – At an abandoned gold mine in Australia’s outback, plans are being laid for a large-scale renewable energy project generating continuous power, but its fate may sway on the outcome of next month’s national election. A view of Genex Power’s 50 megawatt Kidston solar farm, part of a planned renewable energy project Read More

China targets nuclear fusion power generation by 2040

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HEFEI, China (Reuters) – China aims to complete and start generating power from an experimental nuclear fusion reactor by around 2040, a senior scientist involved in the project said, as it works to develop and commercialize a game-changing source of clean energy. A technician works on the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST), a nuclear fusion Read More

‘Supine MSM’ won’t sound alarm over Assange arrest despite earlier profiting from his work

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The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, is a severe blow to press freedom, but the mainstream media has no objections, despite never shying away from writing articles based on his publications, analysts told RT. “What we’re seeing right now is criminalization of journalism; the criminalization of publishing,” analyst Patrick Henningsen said hours after the Read More

‘No hero’: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in central London and now faces charges in the U.S. Mr Assange, sporting a long white beard and wagging a finger, shouted “UK must resist” as he was carried out in handcuffs by seven men and hauled into a police van. He has been Read More

Who is Lenin Moreno and why did he hand Assange over to British police?

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US-backed Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno reneged on asylum agreements made with naturalized citizen Julian Assange, leading to his arrest on Thursday, but how exactly did relations with the whistleblower end up here? Moreno won a narrow victory in 2017 to become president of Ecuador, having served as vice president under his predecessor Rafael Correa from Read More

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in central London, police have said. A defiant Mr Assange, sporting a long white beard and wagging a finger, was carried out and hauled into a police van. He has been in the building for nearly seven years after seeking refuge to avoid extradition Read More