German court rejects last claim against Nord Stream 2

By |marec 13th, 2020|gazprom, Germany, methane, NABU, natural gas, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

The Higher Administrative Court of Berlin-Brandenburg has ruled that the construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline project could continue, rejecting a complaint over a plot of land through which the pipeline should pass and finally clearing the path for t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za German court rejects last claim against Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 in the hands of Akademik Cherskiy

By |marec 11th, 2020|Denmark, gazprom, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Russia, United States, US sanctions|

The Russians have sent their only pipe-laying vessel equipped with dynamic positioning system – Akademik Cherskiy – to Europe. But can the tiny ship without previous experience in pipe-laying do the job, Mateusz Kubiak ponders. Mateusz Kubiak is an oil&gas...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nord Stream 2 in the hands of Akademik Cherskiy

Merkel and Putin’s forced ‘rapprochement’

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Diplomacy, Germany, Iran, Libya, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia's international influence has led to stronger cooperation between German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But what can both leaders achieve? EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel does a Q&A.

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Unilateral sanctions targeting Russia come at cost to transatlantic relationship

By |januar 9th, 2020|EU-US relations, gazprom, News, Nord Stream-2|

US sanctions designed to undermine Russian natural gas exports to Europe specifically target European-based companies at the risk of further weakening an already fragile US-European relationship, write Martin Jirušek and Robert Dillon.  

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Unilateral sanctions targeting Russia come at cost to transatlantic relationship

Russia and Ukraine finalise gas deal just ahead of New Year deadline

By |december 31st, 2019|Andriy Kobolev, gazprom, Naftogaz, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, US sanctions, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Moscow and Kyiv on Monday (30 December) signed a five-year agreement on the transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, after months of difficult talks but just ahead of a looming New Year deadline.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia and Ukraine finalise gas deal just ahead of New Year deadline

Putin warns Washington that Russia has vessel to build Nord Stream 2

By |december 26th, 2019|News, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Vladimir Putin|

Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country has a “pipe-laying vessel” to complete the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, Kommersant daily reported citing unnamed sources on Thursday (26 December), following sanctions imposed by Washington.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Putin warns Washington that Russia has vessel to build Nord Stream 2

How US sanctions could hit Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas project

By |december 25th, 2019|Donald Trump, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Russia, US sanctions|

US President Donald Trump imposed sanctions last week on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline designed by Moscow to bypass Ukraine and increase gas supplies via the Baltic Sea to Germany, Russia’s biggest energy customer.

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Berlin expects US sanctions to slightly delay Nord Stream 2

By |december 23rd, 2019|Gas, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, US sanctions|

The US sanctions slapped on controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe will likely delay the project's completion by several months to the second half of 2020, a top German official said Monday (23 December).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Berlin expects US sanctions to slightly delay Nord Stream 2

Germany and EU condemn US sanctions on gas pipeline

By |december 21st, 2019|Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Turkish Stream, US sanctions|

Germany accused the US of interfering in its internal affairs on Saturday (21 December) for imposing sanctions on companies working on a major project to supply Western Europe with Russian gas.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany and EU condemn US sanctions on gas pipeline

Russia, Ukraine agree ‘in principle’ new gas deal, signature expected in Minsk

By |december 20th, 2019|Alexander Novak, Angela Merkel, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2, Normandy format, Oleksiy Orzhel, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelensky|

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission, after hours-long talks on Thursday, agreed in principle on a new gas deal starting after 1 January 2020, European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič told a briefing. Ukraine is a key transit route for...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia, Ukraine agree ‘in principle’ new gas deal, signature expected in Minsk