Russia’s Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Divides Europe

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Russian gas monopoly Gazprom on September 4, together with Germany’s E.ON, Wintershall, Austria’s OMV, France’s ENGIE and Royal Dutch Shell agreed to consider building two further stretches of Nord Stream pipeline, which pumps gas under the Baltic Sea.

European Commission says Russian pipeline to Germany has to fully respect the EU law


Building Nord Stream-2, which envisages the construction of two pipelines directly from Russia to Germany, bypassing transit countries including Ukraine and Poland, has divided EU leaders.

EU energy spokeswoman Anna Kaisa Itkonen told New Europe on September 18 the Commission “takes note” of the announcement by Russian gas monopoly Gazprom on September 4, together with Germany’s E.ON, Wintershall, Austria’s OMV, France’s ENGIE and Royal Dutch Shell, to consider building two further ...


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