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Germany halts Nord Stream 2 and Russia responds with a stark warning

London (CNN Business) — The West showed Tuesday it was ready to target Russia's huge energy industry — even at the risk of hurting itself — after Moscow ordered troops into parts of eastern Ukraine. Germany said it was halting certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas...
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Germany halts approval of gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 after Russia's actions

Many fear that the sending of troops into the so-called Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk People's Republic is a precursor to a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Germany's chancellor, Olaf Scholz, said his country would not accept the recognition of the two self-proclaimed, pro-Russian separatist regions in the Donbas area of east Ukraine.
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Russia-Ukraine: Germany stopping Nord Stream 2 pipeline approval

Germany is going to "reassess" the certification of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in response to Russia's actions toward Ukraine, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Tuesday. The 764-mile pipeline that would carry natural gas from Russia to Germany has not begun operating. Nord Stream 2 is owned and operated by a wholly owned subsidiary of Russia state company Gazprom.
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EU sanctions package on Russia includes Nord Stream 2, Austria says

VIENNA, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A package of sanctions prepared by the European Union in case Russia invades Ukraine includes measures targeting the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Russia to Germany, Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer said on Monday. "Certification (of the pipeline) would then be stopped (if Russia invaded)....

Germany halts Nord Stream 2 certification over Russia's actions

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced Tuesday that the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be halted, saying that "the situation has fundamentally changed" after the Kremlin ordered troops into eastern Ukraine. Why it matters: It's a stunning turn of events for the $11 billion, Russia-to-Germany natural gas...

Germany freezes Nord Stream 2 gas project as Ukraine crisis deepens

BERLIN, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Germany on Tuesday halted the Nord Stream 2 Baltic Sea gas pipeline project, designed to double the flow of Russian gas direct to Germany, after Russia formally recognised two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine. Europe's most divisive energy project, worth $11 billion, was finished in...

Political leaders, analysts react to U.S., German sanctions on Russia

Feb 22 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday new sanctions targeting Russia's institutions and assets, adding to European Union sanctions on its politicians after Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine. Earlier in the day Germany halted the certification of Russia's Nord Stream...

Putin says Nord Stream 2 would cement Europe's energy security

MOSCOW, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated on Tuesday after meeting German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is still awaiting regulatory approval, is a "purely commercial" project which will strengthen Europe's energy security. The $11-billion pipeline, which has faced stiff opposition...

Biden says the Nord Stream 2 pipeline won't move ahead if Russia invades Ukraine

President Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said during a joint news conference on Monday that they are in complete agreement on sanctions against Moscow if diplomacy fails and Russia invades Ukraine again. That includes working together to stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline — a multibillion-dollar vein that...

EU says Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline on hold for compliance review

KYIV, Jan 31 (Reuters) - European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis said on Monday the Russia-designed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has been put on hold and the Commission is looking into the project's compliance with Europe's energy policy. Europe's most divisive energy project, Nord Stream 2 is designed by...
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Oil off 7-year highs, $100 still in sight, Nord Stream 2 halted

Oil surged to a fresh 7 year high in early trade, on fears of supply disruption, as the market digested news that Russia recognized two breakaway Ukrainian states, Donetsk and Luhansk as independent. Under the cloak of “peacekeeping” Putin proceeded to send troops into these regions, heightening tensions in Ukraine. His moves raise fears that he will look to dismantle Ukraine, piece by piece.
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