Obgleich die Bauarbeiten zur Gaspipeline Nord Stream 2 tatsächlich bereits begonnen haben (seit dem 3. Mai laufen im deutschen Lubmin die Arbeiten zur Errichtung des Anlandepunkts), wollen die Emotionen rund um das Projekt nicht abebben. Im Februar 2018 versicherte der russische Präsident Wladimir Putin dem österreichischen Bundeskanzler Sebastian Kurz bei einem Treffen, die Gaspipeline Nord […]
This August President Trump signed a new package of sanctions against Russia, which had been approved by both houses of the US Congress. There had been no doubt that Trump would sign the document making the sanctions mandatory, otherwise accusations of his connections with Russia would escalate. One of the most important components of the […]
According to its letter of March 28 to the governments of Denmark and Sweden, the European Commission will not block the construction of Nord Stream 2 (NS2). The Commission’s spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen has stated that Nord Stream 2 (NS2) is not subject to the rules of the EU Third Energy Package. Nevertheless, the European Commission […]
The “ready” button has been pushed on the German island of Rugen. The pipes for laying down the North Stream 2 gas pipeline have been unloaded on the coast, the contract has been signed with Wasco Coatings Europe BV for their ballast coating, storage and logistics, and the first phase of construction is even underway.