Nord Stream: German authorities searched ship for explosives
08 March 2023 | 4:22 pm
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Canada will return to Germany the repaired turbine of the Russian Nord Stream 1 pipeline, vital for sustaining German gas supply. Ukraine has condemned the move, saying it undermines the sanctions against Russia.
24 Jul 2022
Gas supplies to Europe from Russia through the pipeline had been shut off for 10 days of scheduled maintenance. The flow has now restarted but at far below maximum capacity.
30 Jul 2022
Russia's Gazprom said it would again reduce gas deliveries through Nord Stream 1 by 20% for 'repairs,' cutting the current flow in half. The new blow to supply comes as Europe scrambles to store gas for winter.
29 Jul 2022
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14 Aug 2022
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1 Sep 2022
Russian energy giant Gazprom said due to maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline there would be no gas flow to Germany between August 31 and September 3. Berlin has accused Moscow of weaponizing energy supplies.
30 Sep 2022
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"Serious damage" caused by "substantial explosions – not done by an amateur". That's the assessment of the EU’s Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni after gas leaks were discovered in the Nord Stream pipelines between Russia and Germany earlier this week.
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The Kremlin has called for Russia's participation in investigations into last week's explosions in the two Nord Stream gas pipelines. Meanwhile, Estonia's defense minister recommended a NATO "submarine policing" program.
11 Oct 2022
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