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Nord Stream

28 Jul
The Nord Stream pipeline between Russia and Germany has caused much transatlantic strife in its two-decade history. But Angela Merkel's dogged separation of trade and politics won out in the end.
6 Feb
The Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline has become a political wrestling match, with the United States on one side and Russia on the other. Germany and the EU are stuck in the middle.
13 Jul 2019
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea.
17 Feb 2019
Political arguments concerning the EU's energy security are dominating the current row over whether the Russia-led gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2 should go ahead. But could the bloc do without the extra supplies?

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