Russia relentlessly wields the “blade of electricity weapon”.
We notified the cessation of the gasoline source just 7 hours ahead of the completion of the routine maintenance of the ‘Nord Stream’, a pipeline foremost to Germany, and the resumption of the gas offer.
Journalist Kim Sang-woo on the sidewalk.
The Nordstream-1 pipeline provides all around a quarter of organic gas need in Europe, which include Germany.
It connects from the Russian port of Vyborg to Greifswald in Germany by way of the Baltic Sea.
Gazprom, a Russian condition-owned gas company, has shut down this pipe for the earlier 3 times because of to common inspections.
Even so, it was abruptly announced that it would lower off the provide just 7 several hours prior to the completion of the servicing and the resumption of the fuel offer.
The motive is that “a gasoline leak was found in the course of the inspection”.
“We have despatched a letter to the German mend contractor Siemens Vitality,” he included, adding that “the gasoline supply will be slash off indefinitely until the dilemma is resolved.”
Previously, some overseas media claimed that Gazprom would resume fuel provide soon after scheduled servicing, but that expectation has been overturned.
Because mid-June, Russia has continued to decrease the provide of Nordstream 1, citing causes these kinds of as delays in returning the fixed turbines to 20% of its recent ability.
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The European Union, together with Germany, rushed to accumulate gasoline as the intensity of Russia’s vitality armament intensified.
Germany has achieved 84% of this year’s goal and 80% of the EU as a total, so there are no significant issues correct now.
On the other hand, the Associated Press described that Russia is concerned about the probability of an vitality disaster this winter season, as it could more escalate the electricity war by chopping off all gasoline materials to Europe.
I’m YTN Kim Sang-woo.
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