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US raises alarm on possible Russian attack against Ukraine
... this crisis and warned that unprecedented economic sanctions would follow a Russian attack against Ukraine . She said that there is no option off the table when it comes to sanctions, because Psaki stressed that this could include the halt of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany . The pipeline, which has been completed but not commissioned, is seen as an important part of Europe 's energy supply network, but also a crown jewel in Moscow 's export capabilities. Psaki said ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
U.S. raises alarm on possible Russian attack in Ukraine
... economic sanctions would follow a Russian attack against Ukraine . She said there was no option on the table when it comes to sanctions, because she warned of an extremely dangerous situation. Psaki stressed that this could include the halt of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany . The pipeline, which has been completed but not commissioned, is seen as an important part of Europe 's energy supply network, but also a crown jewel in Moscow 's export capabilities. Psaki said ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Germany mulls halting Nord Stream 2 pipeline in Ukraine
Berlin MOSCow, Jan 18 Reuters may consider halting the Nord Stream 2 pipeline if Russia attacks Ukraine, Chancellor Olaf Scholz indicated on Tuesday, as pressure grew on his government to take a more hawkish stance on the Kremlin. BERLIN MOSCOW, Jan 18 Reuters -- Germany may consider halting the Nord Stream ...
Updated: 01/18/2022
Gazprom says no gas capacity for Europe in February
... . Moscow has initiated talks with the United States and NATO in order to stop Ukraine from joining the bloc. Russia has been accused of deliberately withholding gas exports in order to get clearance from Germany and the European Union for its Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, built to bypass Ukraine , by some politicians and experts. Russia denies any plans to attack Ukraine and says it meets all contractual obligations on gas exports. It is not known when the Yanal- Europe pipeline will revert to ...
Updated: 01/17/2022
Saudi Arabia to take over Polish oil supply
... Poland has had a long history of trying to reduce its dependence on Russian energy imports through deals with alternative suppliers, and its determination has grown as relations have worsened. In recent months, Moscow and Warsaw have clashed over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that bypasses shared neighbour Ukraine , as well as a migrant crisis involving another joint neighbour Belarus . The mood between Poland and Russia had already darkened over oil supplies early in the 2021, when Poland had to ...
Updated: 01/17/2022
Germany ready for dialogue with Russia on Ukraine
... frustrating and bitter that the world is currently facing the greatest danger of a war in the middle of Europe , the worst since 1945. The debate in Europe on Russia and Ukraine is centered on three things: the continued political viability of the Nord Stream pipeline from Russia to Germany given Europe s gas shortages, whether Germany should relax its ban on sending weapons to Ukraine , and the economic sanctions on Russia if it does invade Ukraine . Baerbock is aware that Joe Biden fought ...
Updated: 01/17/2022
Russia urges EU not to delay Nord Stream 2 certification
MOSCow, Jan 17, Reuters Reuters' Russia has urged the European Union not to drag its feet over the certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has become a focal point in political disputes between Moscow and the West. MOSCOW, Jan 17, Reuters -- Russia has urged the European Union not to drag its feet over the certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline,...
Updated: 01/17/2022
Gazprom seeks arbitration against Poland gas monopoly
... revision, a demand the Polish state-owned gas monopoly said it would fight in court. The dispute takes place against the backdrop of a broader standoff between Russia and the West, as Moscow awaits approval from Germany and the European Union for its Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to start gas exports. Poland, which has taken measures to reduce its dependence on Russian gas supplies, is one of the most vocal opponents of Nord Stream 2, which it says will increase Moscow's energy leverage against Europe. ...
Updated: 01/16/2022
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