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Old 02-08-2013, 10:26 PM   #3595
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Originally Posted by szeder View Post
No idea what the brown and purple lines mean, though; it was just an illustration to some general news article about Russia and Putyin.
Those lines might be part of the "futuristic" Siberia-Alaska railroad/pipeline construction project... Given Russia's and Canada's oil and natural gas reservers, the project might makes sense... Obviously, there are plans to do it in Russia:

http://inhabitat.com/russia-green-li...bering-strait/

Canada is considering a railroad as an alternative to the Keystone XL and to have better access to the Chinese market:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/...n-railway.html
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