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How China Intimidates Half of Asia With Its Sea Fortresses

Many neighbors feel threatened by the People’s Republic. Satellite images show how Beijing has massively expanded its military influence, especially in the South China Sea. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and LiveEO. This is a translation of the original article written in German by “Jörn Petring“. Access …

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Crazy Future City of the Saudis: Here It is Built

With his plans for a huge linear city that is to revolutionize urban life, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reaped many doubts. The latest satellite images show how it is actually being built now. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and LiveEO. This is a translation of …

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Elon Musk’s Most Bizarre Project is Created Here

His company, Boring Company, finances itself by selling perfume, flamethrowers and caps. But the real business is underground. Our satellite images show how Elon Musk is now tunneling Las Vegas for an underground Tesla cab service. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and LiveEO. This is a translation …

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Russia’s Risky Billion-Dollar Bet On Arctic Oil

Russia is building what it claims is the world’s largest oil project in the Arctic. Critics rumor that, in view of Western sanctions, it could become the world’s largest construction ruin. But work is currently progressing, as exclusive satellite images show. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and …

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Now We Are Becoming Dependent on China for LNG Tankers

Liquefied natural gas from ships is to replace Russian pipeline gas. But there are not enough tankers. They are mostly manufactured in Korea, where there is hardly any spare capacity, as current satellite images show. Only one country can help. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and LiveEO. …

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Why Putin is Losing the Gas Poker With Europe

China’s metropolises are being connected to the Russian gas network for the first time, as recent satellite images show. And yet Russia will not be able to compensate for the loss of demand from Europe in this way. “Economy from above” is a collaboration between WirtschaftsWoche and LiveEO. This is …

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Iran significantly expands coal mines in Tabas region

In the future, the oil nation Iran will sell large quantities of coal to Pakistan – probably also to strengthen its influence in the neighboring country, which is considered a U.S. ally. And there is another surprise in Iranian coal that the country wants to exploit: natural gas. “Economy from …

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Here Putin’s Mercenaries Invade Africa

Private Russian mercenary companies such as the Wagner Group have established themselves in Africa. They buy influence and access to raw materials for themselves and the Kremlin. Exclusive satellite images from Mali and the Central African Republic show how the Wagner Group is expanding. “Economy from above” is a collaboration …