Contents tagged with Nord Stream - 2

  • Speaker of Polish Parliament: Nord Stream 2 will leave Ukraine vulnerable to Russian aggression

    Polish Marshal of the Sejm Marek Kuchciński believes that if the Nord Stream 2 project is realized, Ukraine will be completely defenseless against Russian military aggression.

    Kuchciński made a statement to this effect during the 11th Europe-Ukraine Forum in Rzeszów, Poland, a Evropeyska Pravda reports.

    “We are very concerned about the second Nord Stream project that is being realized by the Russians and Germans. I emphasize – the Russians together with the Germans. This is a threat to us all. …

  • Kyiv urges EU to abandon Nord Stream 2

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during negotiations with Federica Mogherini, European Commission Vice President, urged the EC and the EU Member States to abandon the construction of the Nord Stream 2, as the press-service of the President reported.

    Poroshenko emphasized the need to strengthen cooperation in the energy security of Ukraine and the EU, "especially because of the latest cynical actions" of Gazprom.

    The Ukrainian president said, "We must make important conclusions after the …

  • Estonia joins opponents of Nord Stream 2 pipeline

    The Estonian Parliament has joined a statement by Latvia, Lithuania and Poland opposing the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, as announced by the speaker of the Estonian parliament, Eiki Nestor, reports Delfi.

    "Estonia considers Nord Stream 2 a political project. We wish that the Council of the European Union start discussions on updating the Gas Directive as soon as possible," Nestor said.

    The Speaker recalled that the amendments proposed by the European Union states that all …

  • 5 countries oppose Nord Stream 2 pipelines

    The heads of parliament of Poland, Latvia and Lithuania have signed an open letter to the parliaments of European states concerning the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The ceremony took place on March 11 in Vilnius, Polish radio reported.

    “The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is intended to make EU states dependent on Russian energy,” the document states.

    The authors point out that energy security is a key component of a united and flourishing Europe. Despite the fact that Nord …

  • ​Poroshenko: Gazprom's threats to terminate gas delivery contract with Ukraine another argument against Nord Stream-2

    President Petro Poroshenko believes that Russia's threats not to fulfill the ruling of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on the Naftogaz vs Gazprom case are another argument against the Russian Nord Stream-2 main gas pipeline project, as he stated at a meeting with the Minister of Defense of Sweden, Peter Hultqvist.

    "Russia’s behavior…, the threats to stop gas supplies to Ukraine, to not obey the gas transit ruling of the court, and to terminate the [gas] contract, …

  • Ukraine and Moldova call on European countries to stop Nord Stream-2 pipeline

    The Speakers of the Parliaments of Ukraine and Moldova signed an open letter to the Chairmen of the Parliaments of the European countries calling the Nord Stream-2 pipeline “a destabilizing factor”, as reported by the press service of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. In particular, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Andriy Parubiy, and the speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, Andrian Candu, recognized the Nord Stream-2 as Russia’s attempt to weaken Ukraine and Moldova.

    "In this …

  • The Chancellor of Austria voiced his support for Nord Stream-2

    After talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said his country supports the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline.  

    After the talks, Putin said that Nord Stream-2 is not an alternative to the transit of gas through Ukraine to Europe.

    Nord Stream-2 is a project to build a gas pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea. It is assumed that the route along the seabed, as well as the …

  • Putin: Nord Stream-2 project is not an alternative to Ukrainian transit route

    At the press conference following negotiations with Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project is absolutely, politically unbiased and that it is not an alternative to the Ukrainian gas transit route.

    "You know what our position is. We support the implementation of this project, which is entirely politically unbiased. This is absolutely economic, moreover, this project is absolutely commercial," TASS reported the …

  • Polish Prime Minister: launch of Nord Stream 2 pipeline may provoke a war between Ukraine and Russia

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that the construction of the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream-2 creates a new unnecessary tension, and that its launch could lead to war between Ukraine and Russia, reports RBC-Ukraine.

    The official noted that Ukraine is now relatively safe since it controls gas routes to Central Europe. According to the Polish Prime Minister, if Nord Stream 2 is launched and the Ukrainian gas pipelines are disconnected, Russia will be able to aggravate the …

  • Polish Prime Minister calls Russia greatest threat to his country

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki considers Russia to be the greatest threat to his country at present, especially within the context of Russian aggression in the area of eastern Ukraine adjacent to the aggressor state.

    "Thus, I assess [that there is] a threat from Russia. I think that what Russia is doing in Ukraine is very dangerous," The Polish Prime Minister told Polskie Radio.

    Morawiecki also commented on the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is planned to link …