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U.S. Threatens to Sanction German Firms Constructing Russian Gas Pipeline

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German companies building the $11billion Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline have been warned that they may face sanctions from the United States if they continue the construction project.
Richard Grenell, the American Ambassador to Germany, made the warning in a letter to several German companies working on the pipeline, which will carry gas from Russia to Germany.
The warning led the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag to accuse Grenell of blackmailing the companies, to which the U.S. Embassy replied, “The only thing that could be considered blackmail in this situation would be the Kremlin having...
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Ditching Russian gas will be economic suicide for Europe - analyst to RT

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Washington's attempts to derail the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to supply Russian natural gas to the European Union will definitely backfire, according to a geopolitical expert Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann.
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