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# nord stream

This year
Volodymyr Zelensky denies Ukraine was behind Nord Stream gas pipelines blast
The Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, built to carry natural gas from Russia to Germany, were rocked by underwater explosions on 26 September.
White House rejects report that US was behind Nord Stream pipeline sabotage
Investigations by Swedish, Danish and German authorities have not pinned the blame on any one country or actor.
Last year
14-year-old girl among injured after shelling of Kherson village as Russia continues attacks
Civilians have continued to flee the Kherson region over Christmas as shelling continues.
Swedish prosecutor confirms Nord Stream pipeline sabotage as explosive traces found
Four large gas leaks were discovered on Nord Stream’s two pipelines off the Danish island of Bornholm at the end of September.
UK rejects Russia's claims that it was 'involved' in Nord Stream explosions
The pipeline was damaged in major blasts in late September.
Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’
The Swedish Security Service said ‘detonations’ caused extensive damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines last week.
Ireland to step up security around offshore pipelines after Nord Stream blasts
Simon Coveney said there will be an increase in patrols by the Naval Service and Air Corps.
Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'
There is now a ban on driving ships, anchoring, diving, fishing, driving underwater vehicles or carrying out geophysical mapping in the area.
Nord Stream 1 pipelines have stopped leaking, says Denmark
Undersea blasts that damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea this week have led to huge methane leaks.
Nord Stream 2 pipeline has stopped leaking gas
The UK Prime Minister was updated on the latest situation in the Baltic by her Danish counterpart Mette Fredriksen.
Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.
Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea
The Swedish coast guard could not immediately say why the latest leak only appeared days after the initial breaches.
US dismisses Moscow's finger of blame for Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks
The US’s National Security Council said: ‘We all know Russia has a long history of spreading disinformation and is doing it again here.’
EU chief von der Leyen says Nord Stream leak due to 'sabotage'
The leaks emerged off the coast of Denmark and Sweden, raising the possibility of energy infrastructure being targeted in European waters.
EU ready if Russia turns off gas supplies, Commissioner says
“We are not afraid of Putin’s decisions,” Paolo Gentiloni said.
Gazprom announces Nord Stream pipeline is shut indefinitely in major blow to European gas supply
The company said work was necessary on the only remaining functioning turbine at the Portovaya compressor station at the Russian end of the pipeline.
Germany's Scholz accuses Russia of blocking gas turbine delivery and may rethink nuclear energy
Germany’s last nuclear plants are due to be shut but it ‘can make sense’ to keep them going amid high gas bills.
Russian Nord Stream gas pipeline restarted after maintenance, operator says
The German government had feared the pipeline would not be reopened by Moscow after the scheduled work.