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Merkel defends Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday defended her country’s ongoing cooperation with Russia on the building of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. In an online appearance before the Council of Europe, Merkel noted that the Nord …

Blinken warns Germany over Nord Stream 2 pipeline

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday the Nord Stream 2 pipeline being built from Russia to Germany ran counter to the European Union’s own interests and could undermine Ukraine. Germany is pushing for the …

Laying another Nord Stream 2 line to begin in late March

Work on laying the second line of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the exclusive economic zone of Denmark will begin at the end of March, according to the schedule of the Nord Stream 2 AG company, provided by the Danish Energy Agency. …

Uniper ends financing of Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Germany’s Uniper acting as the financial partner of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project does not plan to finance it in the future, the company’s top manager said at an online press conference on Thursday. "We can …

Gazprom increases France gas export 1.5-fold year-to-date

Gas export to France by Gazprom has increased by almost 1.5-fold since the beginning of the year, whereas reserves in the country’s underground storage facilities have dropped below 30%, Russia’s top gas producer said in a statement …

Fortuna vessel resumes work in Danish waters

Russia's vessel Fortuna has begun laying pipes in the waters of Denmark after successfully completing preparatory work for the resumption of the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the operator of the pipeline, Nord Stream 2 AG, …