Russian gas and oil

Germany eager to launch Nord Stream 2 as soon as possible

Germany needs reliable gas supplies from Russia in the future and supports commissioning the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as soon as possible, Minister President of Germany's federal state of Saxony Michael Kretschmer said at a Russian-German …

EU Parliament mulls block on Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

A group of EU lawmakers have drafted a resolution that would impose new sanctions on Russia and scupper the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, ignoring recent calls from the bloc’s top politicians for more constructive relations. The …

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 …