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Nord Stream pipeline is inaugurated

Published on Nov. 10, 2011

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Dmitry Medvedev, officially inaugurated the Nord Stream pipeline linking Russia and Germany through the Baltic Sea on a journey of 1,224 kilometers that will allow gas exports from Russia to avoid the territories of Ukraine and Poland.

In Poland, the inauguration of the pipeline has been interpreted as an act of segregation into this country, which now imports from Russia 90% of its gas. This inauguration is being seen even worst in Ukraine, which has now lost its lobbying tool with Russia that until now had to send its gas exports to the EU through their territory, thus granting Ukraine a weapon against the Russian giant, a weapon already used on several occasions ...

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