: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Pressure grows for Germany to rethink pipeline with Russia


BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure on Thursday to use a joint German-Russian pipeline project as leverage in getting Russia to provide answers about the poisoning of the Kremlin’s most determined critic.

After German authorities said Wednesday that tests showed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent, Merkel called the attack a murder attempt and demanded Moscow’s cooperation.

“There are very serious questions now that only the Russian government can answer, and must answer,” Merkel said.

The chancellor said Germany would work with the European Union and NATO allies on a joint …read more

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