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Putin & Merkel meet in Berlin to discuss Nord Stream 2 pipeline (WATCH LIVE)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met in Berlin to discuss the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which Trump has called a “horrible mistake.” The meeting is likely to spark anger from the Trump administration, after the US president said it was a “tragedy” that Germany had agreed to the pipeline deal with Russia, accusing Berlin ...

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Trump slams Germany over Russian gas pipeline, calling it ‘a horrible mistake’

US President Donald Trump has criticized Germany over its support for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, claiming this gives Russia power over European energy. “It is a tragedy. I think it is a horrific thing that’s being done when you’re feeding billions and billions of dollars from Germany primarily… into the coffers of Russia,” Trump said at a ...

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‘Wrong & politically absurd’: German business lobby blasts US over Russian pipeline sanctions threat

US threats to impose sanctions against European companies involved in construction of a gas pipeline link between Russia and Germany have enraged a large German business group. “Threats of US sanctions against European companies invested in Nord Stream 2 encroach on European energy policy,” Wolfgang Buechele, chairman of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations (Ostausschuss), told Reuters. He ...

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Pass the peace pipe: US promises Germany to leave Russian gas pipeline alone

Germany’s Economy Ministry said Berlin was assured by the United States that any punitive measures introduced against Moscow wouldn’t affect the building of gas pipelines from Russia. The ministry’s spokesperson said Germany opposed sanctions with extraterritorial effect but, in the specific case of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, guidelines that had been provided by Washington ...

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Russia in talks to build gas pipeline uniting the Korean Peninsula

Russia’s energy major Gazprom has resumed talks with Seoul over the construction of a gas pipeline connecting Russia with North and South Korea. “The political situation has changed, and the South Korean side has contacted Gazprom regarding the resumption of this project. A series of talks has been held, and these negotiations are continuing,” said Deputy Chairman of the Management ...

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Digging to China: Russia’s mega gas pipeline nears completion

One of the world’s longest gas pipelines, the Power of Siberia, which aims to deliver Russian natural gas to China, is nearly 85 percent complete. According to the Russian energy giant Gazprom, the section from the Chayandinskoye field (Yakutia) to the border with China is already built. The second tunnel of the underwater crossing of the pipeline through the Amur ...

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Mongolia open to Russia building gas pipeline through its territory to China

Mongolia is interested in letting Russia build a pipeline to China through their territory, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more “We generally support the idea. But, of course, as always in such cases, you need to thoroughly work out the feasibility,” Putin said during a trilateral meeting with the heads of the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia ...

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Sweden 'begrudgingly' approves construction of Russia’s second gas pipeline to Northern Europe

The Swedish government has granted a permit for the construction of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in its territorial waters, despite reservations. The 9.5 billion euro ($ 11.17 billion) project is set to bring Russian gas to Germany under the Baltic Sea. It is a joint venture of Russian energy giant Gazprom with French Engie, Austrian OMV AG, UK-Dutch Royal ...

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Russia’s natural gas pipeline to Turkey will be extended to Europe – Putin

Moscow and Ankara have agreed on the extension of the Turkish Stream pipeline to Bulgaria, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. “We have always discussed with our Turkish partners the possibility of extending the Turkish Stream to Europe, including through Bulgaria. On Wednesday, the Turkish president, Mr. Erdogan, confirmed this in our telephone conversation,” Putin said at a press conference ...

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Too late for Bulgaria to ask Russia for gas pipeline after ditching South Stream – Russian senator

Bulgaria missed its chance to have a gas pipeline from Russia after backing out of the South Stream project four years ago, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov wrote on Twitter. During his visit to Moscow on Monday, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev proposed building a direct pipeline from Russia to Bulgaria. Read more “Bulgaria ditching the South Stream was a gross error, ...

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