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Grzrd

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Re: Bering Strait Rail Tunnel
« Reply #100 on: November 09, 2016, 11:45:13 AM »

This Oct. 26 article suggests that Donald Trump may discuss the Bering Strait rail tunnel the next time he meets with Putin:

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The head of InterBering, LLC, a company promoting construction of a rail line connecting North America and Asia under the Bering Strait, says the Russian Government is giving consideration to the project and doing feasibility studies, referring to the August 12th report in Moscow Times at https://themoscowtimes.com/news/russia-to-spend-200-billion-on-continent-wide-transportation-system-54967.
Soloview has made several trips to Russia to meet with Russian officials, including those in charge of railway planning ( http://www.interbering.com/Russian-Railways-support-letter.html .) Over the summer he got news that they are considering not only his plan for a Bering Strait tunnel, submitted to the Office of the Russian President on August 1, 2014, but also air trading links and new sea routes taking advantage of the receding polar ice cap ....
He notes that increased trade likewise could provide incentives for improved diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Russia and lift sanctions in exchange for participation. Both candidates seeking the presidency in this country have talked about the need to improve infrastructure and international trade.
The Republican nominee, Donald Trump, also said in an interview on October 17th, that he might meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before he even makes it into the White House
, reported by CNN at http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/17/politics/donald-trump-vladimir-putin-michael-savage/ .
"I think I could see myself meeting with Putin and meeting with Russia prior to the start of the administration. I think it would be wonderful," Trump told Michael Savage in an interview for his radio show.
"Guess what Trump will be talking with Putin if not about construction of US-Russia railroad over the Bering Strait?"
- questioned Fyodor Soloview ....
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Re: Bering Strait Rail Tunnel
« Reply #101 on: November 12, 2016, 07:27:30 PM »

The closest point on Russian railroad network is at a place called  Nizhny Bestyakh, about 1,750 mostly roadless miles (and some of it pretty rough-looking terrain) to the Siberian shoreline opposite Nome, Alaska.
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