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Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined...
Nation and World
A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East shore up Assad's forces.In addition to the warplanes taking off from a base in Latakia, Russian ships in the Caspian Sea have fired cruise missiles that fly nearly 930 miles over Iran and Iraq to strike Raqqa and Aleppo provinces, in what...
Nation and World
What's in Bloom: Bighead knapweed flowers up to four inches across. It is native to the Caucasus Mountains in Eurasia between the Black and Caspian Seas.? "What's in Bloom" is a regular feature that runs during the year's warmer months and features blooming plants...
Roes for New Year's

...premium and considered the "true" caviar." The three types of sturgeon caviar are beluga, osetra and sevruga. The Caspian Sea has long been the source of the best and most costly caviar but other countries, including the United States, also...
What's in Bloom: Bighead Knapweed

...Canada, it is listed as a noxious weed. This large perennial grows to almost five feet tall with bright yellow flower heads up to four inches across. It is native to the Caucasus Mountains of Eurasia between the Black and Caspian Seas.
Fresh cherries better than cough drops

...available only from mid-June to the end of July. The first sweet cherries originated in the area between the Black and Caspian seas of Asia Minor. They were probably first cultivated by the ancient Greeks and were highly valued by the Romans whose...
Azerbaijanis study state's permanent fund

...the West. Today, foreign investment has picked up and Caspian Sea crude crosses the small country of 8 million 20 years. "It unlocks the energy potential of the Caspian Sea," he said. The United States figures to benefit by...
Alaska Digest

...exploration and production operations in Russia and the Caspian Sea region, according to the company. His replacement as...Lukoil, as well as other Conoco interests around the Caspian Sea off the coast of Kazakhstan. Fired North Pole officer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...opposing growing U.S. influence in the energy-rich Caspian Sea region and signing deals - over strong U.S. objections...expressed displeasure with U.S. activities in the Caspian Sea region, an area of huge oil and gas reserves. Iran...
Short-term needs call for drilling Alaska oil

...realities. Every barrel of oil we do not produce from Alaska's Arctic will come from the Colombian rain forest, the Caspian Sea, or some other area of the world without the kind of strict environmental standards we demand here in the United States...


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