Work on the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany resumed on Saturday after a testing phase that lasted nearly two weeks. Let this concern know.
Work on Nord Stream 2 continued for a while, but was closed for two weeks for testing. This will also have to do with the transfer of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in the United States. Danish authorities have now granted the group permission to operate in Danish waters. Work started again on Saturday.
The controversial gas pipeline was supposed to go into operation at the beginning of last year. Nord Stream 2 should enable Russia to transport twice as much natural gas to Germany via the Baltic Sea as is the case with Nord Steam 1. But many countries, including the United States, are against the project. The gas pipeline will make German and European dependence on Russian gas too much, which is why.
The US government decided in January To impose penalties Against the Russian company KVT-RUS, which is involved in the construction of the pipeline with the Fortuna. It is not clear what the consequences will be as long as Fortuna is not in US waters.