• Why the World Worries About Russia's Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

    2 days ago - By Washington Post

    A natural gas pipeline being built under the Baltic Sea from Russia to the German coast is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it's called, has fueled worries in the U.S. and beyond that the Kremlin's leverage over Europe and its energy market will increase once the twin pipeline is operational. Championed by outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, it's headed for completion this year after the U.S. and Germany reached a deal on the project effectively ending a longstanding rift over Ger
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