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U.S. to slap sanctions against Nord Stream 2 pipe-layer Fortuna

U.S. to slap sanctions against Nord Stream 2 pipe-layer Fortuna

The U.S. government intends to introduce sanctions against the Fortuna vessel involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and KVT-Rus company, her owner, Handelsblatt newspaper reported on Monday, citing its sources. The …

Germany approves resuming Nord Stream 2 pipeline work

Germany approves resuming Nord Stream 2 pipeline work

Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) on Friday said construction on the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline can restart immediately. A statement from the agency gave approval for an anchor-position vessel …

U.S. House overrides Trump veto on defense policy bill

U.S. House overrides Trump veto on defense policy bill

The U.S. House voted Monday to override Donald Trump’s veto of a $740.5 billion defense policy bill. If the Senate follows suit as expected in the waning days of Trump’s presidency, it will be the first time one of his vetoes has been …

Trump to drive a stake through Nord Stream 2 project heart?

Trump to drive a stake through Nord Stream 2 project heart?

The United States is urging European allies and private companies to halt work that could help build the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and is preparing wider sanctions on Russia's project in coming weeks, senior Trump administration …

U.S. senator believes Nord Stream 2 to be stopped

U.S. senator believes Nord Stream 2 to be stopped

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has expressed confidence that new U.S. sanctions will prevent the completion of a controversial Russian natural gas pipeline to Europe. "This project, I believe, will never deliver gas," Cruz told an …

Pompeo: U.S. building coalition against Nord Stream 2

Pompeo: U.S. building coalition against Nord Stream 2

The United States is building a coalition against the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview. "We hope that the Nord Stream 2 pipeline won’t be completed. We’re …

Vladikavkaz to host WorldSkills Russia Championship finals

Vladikavkaz to host WorldSkills Russia Championship finals

The capital of North Ossetia will host the finals of the 8th  WorldSkills Russia National Championship, the press service of the Republic's Ministry of Education and Science informed. ”On September 6-21, North …

German businesses working on response to Nord Stream 2 sanctions

German businesses working on response to Nord Stream 2 sanctions

The German Eastern Business Association (OAOEV) calls for retaliatory measures in connection with the US plans to toughen sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia, OAOEV chief Michael Harms said in an interview with Funke …