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German-Russian gas adventure splits Europe

March 30th 2017 - 10:46

Security and energy merge when Russian Gazprom will lead a new gas pipeline 140 km through Danish waters near Bornholm. The Russian application to the Danish Energy Agency is reportedly underway and has generated much debate this week. The question is how a gas pipeline can maximize political concern in Denmark, when Germany, which is the endpoint of Nord Stream 2, considers it just business?

Danish daily Information spoke about the matter with Sijbren de Jong. The full interview, in Danish, can be read here (behind paywall).

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