Workers at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Leningrad region, Russia, in June 2019. Germany has resisted pressure from the US to pull its support for the project which Washington says is a Russian geopolitical project intended to divide Europe and weaken European energy security. Photo: Reuters
Workers at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Leningrad region, Russia, in June 2019. Germany has resisted pressure from the US to pull its support for the project which Washington says is a Russian geopolitical project intended to divide Europe and weaken European energy security. Photo: Reuters

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Workers at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Leningrad region, Russia, in June 2019. Germany has resisted pressure from the US to pull its support for the project which Washington says is a Russian geopolitical project intended to divide Europe and weaken European energy security. Photo: Reuters
Workers at the construction site of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in Leningrad region, Russia, in June 2019. Germany has resisted pressure from the US to pull its support for the project which Washington says is a Russian geopolitical project intended to divide Europe and weaken European energy security. Photo: Reuters
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