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Biden: Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a 'complicated issue'

Ghana News Agency 16 Apr 2021
"I've been opposed to Nord Stream 2 for a long time," Biden said ... The issue is still in play, Biden added ... The only US sanctions so far are against Russian company KVT-RUS, which operates the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna, and were imposed under Trump ... GNA. .
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US Lawmaker Urges Biden to Extend Russia Sanctions to Builders of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2021
But Biden's announcement made no mention of Nord Stream 2, a pipeline linking Russia to Germany ... The act directs the US president to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any foreign person that knowingly provides pipe-laying vessels for constructing a Russian-origin energy export pipeline that makes landfall in Germany or Turkey ... ....
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Forthcoming Russia sanctions won't include Nord Stream 2

Politico 15 Apr 2021
Lawmakers have argued that several pipe-laying vessels and entities, including Nord Stream 2 AG and its CEO, meet the legal threshold for sanctions under the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act of 2019, known as PEESA ... Russian pipe-laying vessel Fortuna and its owner KVT-RUS.
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France Denies Sending Warships to Nord Stream 2 Area

Urdu Point 06 Apr 2021
Nord Stream 2 AG, the pipeline's Swiss-based operator, said last week that it had noticed an increased presence of foreign ships in the area where pipe-laying vessels were building the offshore section ... ....
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Ukrainian national guard soldiers stand in position at the checkpoint in Berdyansk, south coast of Azov sea, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
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US-led attempts to start new war in Donbass could destroy Ukraine: Russia

Press TV 02 Apr 2021
Andrey Minin, a senior official at the Nord Stream 2 AG consortium, told the Interfax news agency that the project’s fleet has been the target of “regular provocations by the foreign civil and military vessels.”. Minin said an unidentified submarine had emerged near the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna on March 28 less than a mile away.
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Nord Stream 2 warns of security risks to pipeline from warships, planes

Metro USA 01 Apr 2021
... agency that the project’s fleet has been the target of “regular provocations by the foreign civil and military vessels” ... According to Interfax, Minin said an unidentified submarine had emerged near the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna on March 28 less than a mile away.
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Warships & submarines entering zone of Nord Stream 2 pipeline in ‘planned & prepared provocations’ ...

Russia Today 01 Apr 2021
Minin listed several incidents that occurred in the last few days, including an unidentified submarine passing just a mile away from the anchor of ‘Fortuna’, the pipe-laying ship. Recent weeks have also seen fishing vessels enter the work protection zone.
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Merkel Ally Breaks Ranks, Calls For Halt To Nord Stream 2

Beijing News 01 Apr 2021
Germany's coordinator for transatlantic relations has called for a moratorium on construction on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, a project that is fiercely opposed by the United States ... opposition over more than a decade ... U.S ... Washington has already imposed sanctions on the Russian company KVT-RUS, which operates the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna.
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Pipelayer Akademik Cherskiy Arrives at Nord Stream 2 Construction Site in Danish Waters

Urdu Point 31 Mar 2021
On Tuesday, the operator said that the vessel was heading to the exclusive economic zone of Denmark to begin preparatory works before pipe-laying ... The Fortuna pipelay crane vessel has already been laying pipes of the Line B leg near the Danish shore.
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Pipelayer Akademik Cherskiy Heads to Denmark to Prepare for Nord Stream 2 Works - Operator

Urdu Point 30 Mar 2021
"Pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy headed to the exclusive economic zone of Denmark to begin preparatory works before pipe-laying," the company said ... Akademik Cherskiy is set to resume pipe-laying of ...
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Despite several packages of US sanctions, Nord Stream 2 pipeline will ‘unequivocally’ be finished in ...

Russia Today 26 Mar 2021
Speaking to journalists in Berlin, Viktor Zubkov explained that construction is "90-92%" complete ... Earlier this year, the US Treasury Department expanded its measures against Nord Stream 2, with the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which placed pipe-laying vessel Fortuna under financial restrictions ... .
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Blinken Tells Germany U.S. Sanctions Over Nord Stream 2 'Possible'

Radio Free Europe 24 Mar 2021
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has told his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, that U.S. sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline are a real possibility ... sanctions. U.S ... opposition over more than a decade. So far, Washington has only imposed sanctions on the Russian company KVT-RUS, which operates the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna ... ....
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U.S. Warns Entities Involved In Nord Stream 2 They Face More Sanctions

Radio Free Europe 18 Mar 2021
The United States has called for "any entity involved" in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project between Russia and Germany to disengage "immediately" or face U.S. sanctions. U.S ... U.S ... So far, Washington has only imposed sanctions on the Russian company KVT-RUS, which operates the pipe-laying vessel Fortuna ... ....
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Blinken warns of possible sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline

The Hill 18 Mar 2021
Blinken’s predecessor, former Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Forget about comity in Congress Pompeo to address New Hampshire Republicans Sunday shows - Migrant surge dominates MORE, issued sanctions against the main pipe-laying Russian vessel Fortuna on his last day in office, Jan. 19.
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Russia's Akademik Cherskiy Ship to Start Laying Nord Stream 2 Pipe Off Denmark in March

Urdu Point 17 Mar 2021
The Fortuna pipelay crane vessel has been laying pipes of the Line B leg near the Danish shore ... "The pipe-laying is scheduled to resume in late March and continue until the ...

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