: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Why Germany can’t say no to Nord Stream

BERLIN — At the center of Germany’s debate over what do about Nord Stream 2 lies this simple question: Does the country really even need a second 1,230 kilometer Baltic pipeline?
As a German might say, jein (yes and no).
The fate of the €10 billion project, which though nearly complete has been delayed by U.S. interventions, is hanging in the balance following the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent, which Germany believes the Kremlin was likely behind.
The Navalny poisoning is just the latest in a series of incidents, from the 2015 hacking of the German parliament’s …read more

Source:: European Voice


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