Russia says the Nord Stream “sabotage” is likely to be a state sponsored act

MOSCOW / BRUSSELS, Sep. 29 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday that spills spewing gas from pipelines into Germany appeared to be the result of state-sponsored “terrorism” as an EU official said the incident fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict in Ukraine. The European Union is investigating the cause of leaks from Gazprom’s Nord … Read more

The fourth spill found on the Nord Stream pipelines, says the Swedish Coast Guard

OSLO, September 29 (Reuters) – Sweden’s coastguard discovered a fourth gas leak in damaged Nord Stream pipelines earlier this week, a spokesman told the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper. The European Union suspects sabotage is behind the leaks of gas from Russian offshore pipelines to Europe and has promised a “robust” response to any deliberate disruption to … Read more

Oil prices are rising in favor of US oil, fuel stocks are falling, and the dollar is weakening

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Wednesday for a second day, rebounding from recent losses as the US dollar weakened recent gains and US fuel inventory data showed larger-than-expected declines and a rebound in consumer demand. Brent crude oil increased by $ 3.05, or 3.5%, at $ 89.32 a barrel. The … Read more

The EU executive proposes the eighth party of sanctions against Russia

EU countries are starting to negotiate a new package of Russian sanctions 27 member states split on the oil price cap Ukraine: You have to stop the “blood money” flowing into Russia BRUSSELS, September 28 (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive body proposed on Wednesday an eighth round of sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Afghan Taliban Sign Deal For Russian Oil Products, Gas And Wheat

KABUL, September 27 (Reuters) – The Taliban has signed a temporary agreement with Russia to supply gasoline, diesel, gas and wheat to Afghanistan, Haji Nooruddin Azizi, acting Afghan Minister of Trade and Industry, told Reuters. Azizi said his ministry is working to diversify its trading partners and that Russia has offered the Taliban administration a … Read more

Europe suspects sabotage as mysterious gas leaks hit Russian pipelines

Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland: leaks caused by sabotage Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 is “unprecedented” The Russian gas crisis has led to a sharp rise in prices Europe is racing to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM / COPENHAGEN, September 27 (Reuters) – Europe raced on Tuesday to investigate possible sabotage behind … Read more

Sweden warns of two gas leaks on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline

The Nord Stream logo can be seen at the headquarters of Nord Stream AG in Zug, Switzerland on March 1, 2022 REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – The Swedish Maritime Authority announced on Tuesday that it had issued a warning of two … Read more

Gas from the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline is leaking into the Baltic Sea

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, September 26 (Reuters) – Danish authorities on Monday asked ships to bypass within five nautical miles of Bornholm Island after an overnight gas leak from Russia’s disused Nord Stream 2 pipeline that was discharged into the Baltic Sea. The German government said it is … Read more

In Moldova, thousands in a new call for government resignation

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Chisinau, September 25 (Reuters) – Several thousand people protested Sunday in Moldova’s capital for the second consecutive weekend, demanding the resignation of the country’s pro-Western government amid rising anger over rising natural gas prices and inflation. A small East European country sandwiched between Ukraine and … Read more