Thursday, June 28, 2007

Surrounding nations get 200 mile limit from Putin...

From The Daily Mail via Raw Story.com :

Putin's Arctic invasion: Russia lays claim to the North Pole - and all its gas, oil, and diamonds.
Last updated at 00:37am on 29th June 2007

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is making an astonishing bid to grab a vast chunk of the Arctic - so he can tap its vast potential oil, gas and mineral wealth.

His scientists claim an underwater ridge near the North Pole is really part of Russia's continental shelf.

One newspaper printed a map of the "new addition", a triangle five times the size of Britain with twice as much oil as Saudi Arabia.

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2 comments:

daniel said...

It looks like Putin has all this untapped energy sources to himself...therefore, we are at his mercy. Here is a good article I found about the companies involved with the oil production in Russia for the future as well as some other valuable info about their relationship with the U.S.

Russian Oil Report

Cheers!

Watch 'n Wait said...

Both fascinating and informative, that article was, Daniel. Thank you very much!