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The USS Donald Cook meets Sukhoi SU 24

Renee Parsons | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Renee Parsons

As the US-led NATO accelerates its efforts to tighten the arc around Russia with the most recent declaration out of its two-day Warsaw summit, it seem...

Gdansk, Poland: History in One Painting

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Gdansk, Poland is a city that many know as the place where shipyard worker Lech Walesa led the strikes and established the Solidarity Union that led to the end of Soviet control of the region.

Wit, Wisdom and Joe Biden at USNA

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

He may not be known for his oratorical/linguistic skills, but as commencement speakers go, Joe Biden did himself proud at the U.S. Naval Academy's recent graduation and commissioning ceremonies.

Russia to Build 'Wall of Freedom'

Andy Valvur | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Andy Valvur

Deputies leapt to their feet with each new exhortation. Finally, someone was telling it like it was. But Putin wasn't done.

NCCA Kronstadt: Final Portraits

j.frede | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
j.frede

59.97212° N / 29.789241° E February 9th 2014 32° F / 0° C Today began my final day in Kronstadt. I decided to return to the lighthouse that ha...

Sochi, Tsar Vladimir's Black Sea St. Vladimirsburg

John Brown | Posted 03.08.2014 | World
John Brown

St. Petersburg was constructed at great human and economic cost. So is the implementation of Putin's Sochi's urban/sport/entertainment fantasy, which some predict could turn into a nightmare.

Russia in the Ocean World

Peter Neill | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Peter Neill

President Putin seems determined to restore Russia's maritime role, not just in the face of the United States, but also China, Japan, and the European Union (EU).

Barren, Forgotten, Isolated

Renee Blodgett | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

An hour or so outside of Tallinn Estonia, along the coast of the Baltic Sea, lies an abandoned Soviet submarine base next to the village of Hara. Barren, forgotten, isolated.

Lee Speigel

Underwater Mushroom-Shaped UFO Still A Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.17.2012 | Weird News

The unidentified circular object that has held the world in a viral grip for a year probably isn't an alien spacecraft after all. Over the past few...

World's Oldest Champagne Collection Sells For $156,000, After 170 Years Underwater

Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

In 2010, a crew of divers discovered the kind of booty we really get excited about: 79 perfectly preserved bottles of Champagne in a Baltic Sea shipwr...

Lee Speigel

Divers To Plunge To The Depths Of Baltic Sea To Examine Mystery Object

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 05.31.2012 | Weird News

A mysterious cylindrical object is sitting 300 feet at the bottom of the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland, and nobody knows what it is -- yet. ...

Baltic Sea Expedition Shows Importance of Marine Protected Areas

Kristian Parker | Posted 10.22.2011 | Green
Kristian Parker

The Baltic Sea has provided fish for millions of people since the days of the Roman Empire. Unfortunately, the sea is increasingly sick as a result of decades of pollution and overfishing.

A Bubble Curtain To Protect Whales From Wind Farms?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green

Anti-wind power groups have made a lot of noise over wind turbines, but that hasn't stopped Germany from investing in more offshore wind power. Accord...

Wake Up and See the Dead Zones!

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

All told, there are over 400 dead zones worldwide, affecting an area of more than 245,000 square kilometers, a number that has increased exponentially since the 1960s.

Potentially-Toxic Algae Bloom The Size Of Germany Spreading Across Baltic Sea

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The 30 bottles of pre-French Revolution champagne recently recovered from the bottom of the Baltic Sea were a pretty awesome find. But the latest thin...