Ukraine fears that the new pipeline will allow Russia to limit or even cut off the gas flowing through their land. That could cost Ukraine billions in important transport fees.
Facebook Messenger Web
EU technology is being harnessed to help a Russian pipe-laying ship to complete the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. A DW investigation reveals just how Moscow is bypassing US sanctions.
The US State Department called for companies to cease activity on the controversial pipeline or face sanctions. The US has slammed the project as a Russian plan to "divide Europe and weaken European energy security."
The Russian-led pipeline in the Baltic Sea has almost been completed, despite US sanctions and opposition from some EU member states. The controversial project will double the amount of natural gas exported to Germany.
Russia is reportedly amassing thousands of troops at its border with Ukraine, but the Kremlin denies that the buildup poses a threat. Is Ukraine facing the possibility of a Russian invasion?
© 2021 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version