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Montevideo, October 3rd 2022 - 06:06 UTC

Tag: Nord Stream 2

  • Friday, March 4th 2022 - 12:02 UTC

    Ukrainian invasion triggers dramatic change in German post war policy

    Scholz’s response to the Russian invasion, a €100 billion fund is being proposed for the renewal of Germany’s (increasingly dilapidated) armed forces.

    By Ed Turner, Reader in Politics, Co-Director, Aston Center for Europe, Aston University - If you’d asked experts just a fortnight ago what the key features of Germany’s approach to foreign and defense policy were, there would have been several strands. Alignment with the west, and of course membership of the EU and Nato would have been a feature.

  • Wednesday, March 2nd 2022 - 07:07 UTC

    Nord Stream 2 pipeline builder files for insolvency and leaves staff redundant

    The pipeline, which runs under the Baltic Sea, was built to transport natural gas directly from Russia into Europe, according to the Nord Stream 2 website

    The Swiss company that built the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, supposed to double the Russian gas supply to Germany, has filed for insolvency and left redundant all its staff, according to Swiss radio SRF. The US$ 11bn pipeline, which runs between Russia and Germany, was completed last September and waiting for final approval from German authorities, but was put on hold following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.