Nord Stream 2 – Not ‘Scrap Metal’ After All?

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Many in the German establishment are trying to point out the absurdity of the whole “stick it to Putin” trope, as Germany is effectively cutting down the branch on which its industry rests by ditching Russian energy supplies.

Written  by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst

Since the day the Nord Stream 2 project was announced, the United States and many of its vassals have been trying to torpedo it, from “advising against” the project at first to imposing sanctions on all parties involved. Since February, even before Russia launched its counteroffensive against NATO aggression in Europe, Western officials, pundits and mainstream media gleefully dismissed the Nord Stream 2 as “scrap metal at the bottom of the sea.” And indeed, the project now does seem like a vestige of some distant, alternative timeline, when close economic ties between Russia and the EU were a given. However, it seems not everyone has dismissed Nord Stream 2.

As the Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom is set to further reduce its natural gas flow to Germany by the end of this month, sending energy prices to record highs this week, one German official offered an unexpected solution to this issue. To address the ongoing energy crisis, a German MP (Member of Parliament) suggested Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline to resolve the energy crisis. According to TASS, Steffen Kotre, representative of the Alternative for Germany party (AfD), believes that the launch of the Nord Stream 2 is the only sensible solution to the historic energy crisis in Germany.

“The only reasonable solution is the launch of Nord Stream 2,” Kotre said.

According to the AfD MP, the German government should be guided by facts in its energy policy. He noted that Nord Stream 2 was completed but was not certified.

“Even if the gas storage facilities are full, this will be enough for about three months in the winter. And what’s next? Ideology should give way to real politics, guided by facts,” Kotre said.

He believes that Germany’s simultaneous refusal of nuclear and coal energy in the face of gas shortages harms the country’s economy. For its part, the German government reported several times that there are no plans to officially launch the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, as it has never been certified. Nevertheless, the Left Party and the Free Democratic Party also supported the idea proposed by the AfD.

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline was fully completed on September 10, 2021. The initial deadline to complete construction was before the end of 2019, but due to US sanctions, the project was delayed several times. The natural gas pipeline consists of two strings with a total annual capacity of 55 billion cubic meters, running from northwestern Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. After a visit to Tehran in July, Russian President Vladimir Putin himself stated the pipeline could be used to increase Russian gas supplies to Europe, although half of the pipeline’s capacity has already been reserved for domestic consumption. Certification of the Nord Stream 2 in Germany was stopped after Russia recognized the Donbass republics in response to the Kiev regime’s escalation.

Nord Stream 2 - Not 'Scrap Metal' After All?

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Germany is experiencing difficulties in getting natural gas supplies through the Nord Stream. Since mid-June, this pipeline has been using only 40% (67 million cubic meters per day) of its full capacity. This issue is the result of an untimely return of gas turbines after repairs due to Canadian sanctions against Russia. Worse yet, as a result, natural gas supplies were recently reduced to only 20%, which could soon be slashed to zero by the end of the month. Berlin is currently trying to reduce its Russian energy dependence, but the German government’s plans to completely halt Russian imports like coal and oil are highly unlikely to work when it comes to Russian natural gas.

Citing the forecasts of the German Housing Association, the Bild reported that the energy bills spike in Germany will hit consumers in 2022 harder than initially expected. The association reported that the additional electricity costs per household consisting of one person would be €2,700 per year. A household of four would need to pay nearly double – €5,000. Energy prices in Germany have been rising steadily since the last quarter of 2021. The process accelerated after Germany, along with the rest of the EU, imposed sanctions on Russia. According to the Federal Statistical Office of Germany, the cost of energy carriers increased by a staggering 38% in June alone.

Powering Germany has jumped to a new record high on August 25. Electricity prices for next year soared 13% to a mind-numbing €725 per megawatt-hour. To put that in context with global energy costs, German power prices are trading at an equivalent to a $1,200 barrel of oil – far worse than last winter, highlighting the debilitating impact on the country’s economy. Many in the German establishment are trying to point out the absurdity of the whole “stick it to Putin” trope. By ditching Russian energy supplies, Germany is effectively cutting down the branch on which its industry rests, to say nothing of the coming winter. German people will be freezing while paying exorbitant energy prices, which will only result in hyperinflation and recession. This, in turn, will most certainly cause social instability not seen since the end of WWII.

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Ramses

Turn off the Vladolf Putler dictator gas. Germany have had enough of this shit, their idiots for politicians needs to get fired for dabbling with unreliable and unstable nutters in Moscow.

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Z FOR VICTORY

You sound like a real Ukro-Nazi supporting, MSM brainwashed retard.
Or were you born this way?

Chris Talbot

I am 55. I do not remember the U.K. being in a more desperate state that it is today – and I lived right through Thatcher.

John wood

Another story government that doesn’t put the people first they have created this crisis by arming ukraine with billions of pounds spent helping dictator Zelensky and his Zionist team

Cromwell

Indeed and its self inflicted damage,problem is we have a zombified population that believes what they are told by the criminal MSM,last night i watched the newspaper review on SKY,one of the people talking about the headlines said Russia had shelled that nuclear plant,so i have sent her an email and asked why she is lying? i pointed out the Russians are in control of that plant so what logic are you using to say they are shelling the place,its a lie and its nonsense,i don’t expect a reply like i have never had one from any of the presstitutes.

Once Upon a Time...there was a civilization

The UK could have ridden a real wave of prosperity by working honestly with Russia these past few decades. Russia had it all and was eager to invite Europeans in to participate in its growth and recovery from Soviet mismanagement. All they needed was to to suck up their egos and work toward forging an inclusive European security architecture, the one Putin spoke of for two decades. Instead, what did they do? The exact opposite.

To be frank…..the Brits are, to put it mildly…. imbeciles.

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Ramses

I’m not a Nazi supporter. I’m a real proud Nazi and supporter of LGBT. So what if I like cocks.

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Yuri

LOL

Yuri

Can I lick your zombie ass, I want a ruble for it so I can put it in my coin collection for display at home..

sawyer lgbt therapist

clinic will double your meds—inferior amerikant trash impersonating vastly superior Russian suggests mental illness Napoleon complex

jens holm

Germany, Holland, Belgium has not enough gas for this. It goes for the rest of us.

We have big problems which cant be handled just like that. They will take years.

And example from here: Denamrk just almost has decided 2 smaller vindpowerfarms. In its best they will start to produce after three years.

Replacing with nuke powrplants takes as minum 5 years after they are decided.

So what we can is reducing the use by fx insolation of houses and fx smaller cars and slower transportation at railwas, atsee and like that. We will.

Another thing is the market for fossils for the moment is very infected. I do think the market will lower the prices at least some. We can hope that.

Dicksonrp

Jens, are you still wasting all that natural gas from your rectum?

Ramses

I can answer it. Many European countries extract the gas from water treatment plants. Same with China, So no there’s not any wasting.

Ramses

Sorry to correct you. Holland and Belgium have the gas, England as well. France is fine in any case. It is basically Germany who double play as always with importing massive amounts of cheap dictator gas to their chemical industry, they have had it cheap for long enough now and it is time to face their dependence on Russia USA warned them about countless of times.

If Denmark built their energy system on wind, I think it will now be interesting now to see if it will stand the test. It shouldn’t relate to natural gas at all.

sawyer lgbt therapist

false—all EU nations reliant on Russian gas

jens holm

My prolapsed asshole is now infected with monkey pox. Ouch it hurts.

Cromwell

Its not rocket science,before the collective west decided to wage an economic war on Russia there was no problem with price or supply, now we are getting the blowback with interest its that simple,but the cattle don’t get it,they still double down on their stupidity and continue to blame Russia.

Dicksonrp

What’s that stink matter all over your face after licking Biden rectum?

Ramses

If something stinks, it is you and your breath standing too close to me. You shit yourself, and in order to not loose weight you ate your shit today again.

Ramses

People pays to shit in my mouth. I don’t eat shit for free.

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kotromanic

You sound like everyone in the german comentsections of every newspaper.

Ramses

Okay, thanks for info

sawyer lgbt therapist

ramses live in my lgbt kansas trailer park—husband divorced him 1987

Ramses

I’m

AM Hants

Why does the German Chancellor give more support to the ambitions of Poland, than he does to the people of Germany? Poland does not want Nord Stream II, as it will upset their plans for the Croatia to Poland pipeline, which the US fully support. Only, that pipeline has not been built yet and why does the Consortium appeal to the US, UK and Ukraine? What is in it for them?

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jens holm

Its not only Germany doing that. Poland according energy supply are in the old days. They still use dirty coal and has very bad warming up systems.

By that we all try to help them. First Poland said no. Cialmining fx gives many jobs. But we after hard negosiations has chjanged their mind.

So we pay/invest i Poland to update them. Thats not related to Norstream 2.

We acutally do that with many things in the new parts of EU. We all pay 1% in EU tax. Its given to needs in priorities.

So we fx help people with cleaning of water from the hoses and fabrication. We makes more and cleaner water. Those are a both way help. The water from the go to the Baltic sea, whcih we use too.

We also do big investments in all kinds of tranportaions down to the smallest details.

We do help tourisme many places. Many places in Eatsren Erupe are nice too. It makes jobs and income. W learn to know each other better too.

kansas jens/poko molo therapist

you are insignificant US colony–retired jens janitor sweep turd put in taco

Ramses

Fuck off lying bitch. This is my forum. You whore should stop getting all the attention.

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jens holm

So far it makes no sense to see Poland connected to Croatia. Thye are most likely are the last to get that connection even it might make a lot of sense.

So until then they can and has to improve by something else. They have to use, what they have much better. Thats not enough. Devellopment of Poland also need energy.

So until then it might make a lot of help filling up the polish coastline with windpowerstaions. Solar cell projects might help too. Some forget that own production also improve the import/export in money and add some independensy.

https://www.wasp.dk/wind-atlas is a map for wind. The lila parts are where its exelent good busines. The dark red areas are where it was good business compared to oil and gas before the Ukra war.

Ramses

Poland have planned nuclear reactors, since their growth is so quick they need several of them.

andy

So who will be making those pipes ????? Who wil pay in advance for those pipes

Vanya

These are the real issues that drive Kremlin policy. The people in the Donbass are a distant afterthought.

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kansas jens/poko molo therapist

vanka no thought only CIA cocks in your anus

jens holm

Typical propaganda.

The dispute is not about Russia being frontrunner by gas as number one at all.

I asllow me to add the importance has grown by EU not having implemented other energysouces well as they were decided. But we will handle it.

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kansas jens/poko molo therapist

you cannot handle lgbt midget penis in your mouth–you need 3

Ramses

Can you handle my cock with your mouth? You talk too much shit with no proof. Lame ass bitch go to hell.

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Befree

If some Germans are contemplating kissing Russia’s ass and saying sorry for their stupidity to open up NS2 they better get it done in a hurry. Russia is selling the oil they once got to China and India under long contracts and when it’s all booked out no amount of ass kissing will help Germany again.

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Ramses

It is russia who should fall flat on their face before Germany and over and over and over again ask for forgiveness to their customer for everything they have done wrong. They can start with give back Konigsberg to begin with.

Ramses

I don’t kiss ass. I suck cocks and I’m good at it.

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Dicksonrp

Let the German cockroaches burn their knickers . You cross a major highway with a US given blindfold, what good can happen?

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Iren

Putin’s appeal to Russia’s allies caused a stir in the United States
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26.08.2022 Inruss
Russian President Vladimir Putin caused a stir in the United States with his appeal to Russia’s allies. Analysts from China shared such data.

The United States imposed several packages of economic sanctions on Russia, and also forced its allies to do the same. It was assumed that these measures would lead to the collapse of the Russian economy, as well as the political isolation of the country. As a result, these measures did not work – the economy survived, and only the countries of the collective West and several Asian states that joined them agreed to support anti-Russian sanctions. According to Chinese experts, in such a situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a resonant appeal to the allies of the Russian Federation.

“Vladimir Putin publicly addressed the allies and announced his readiness to provide them with modern weapons,” the authors of the Chinese edition note.

The Russian president, during his speech at the Army-2022 forum, stated that the Russian Federation values ​​trusting and friendly relations with the states of Latin America, Asia and Africa. Russia is ready to offer all its allies the most modern types of weapons, ranging from small arms to artillery and aircraft. According to the authors of Baijiahao, Putin’s statement caused a great resonance and even a commotion in the United States.

Many Russian allies and partners have extremely bad relations with the US. Some of them have suffered from US sanctions, and some from military intervention by the Pentagon. If all these countries get access to modern weapons, then the geopolitical situation in the world will begin to change. Although the chances of these states to defeat the United States will still remain small, their presence of powerful combat systems will definitely cause Washington a lot of trouble. The latter will find it much more difficult to intimidate and pressure his opponents.

“Putin’s remarks caused an uproar in the United States, as modern weapons in the hands of Russian allies can cause a lot of trouble for Americans,” Baijiahao observers said.

China noted that after Putin’s address, American politicians and the military should have more nightmares at night. The fact is that US support in the world is falling, and it is becoming increasingly difficult for the American side to maintain its influence. In the case of the strengthening of the allies of the Russian Federation, this will become even more difficult. This is reported by the publication Baijiahao. PolitRussia presents an exclusive retelling of the article.

PolitRussia

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Ramses

Vladolf talks truly like the warmonger dictator he became, give weapons to other failed states and shit hole countries, it follows the old Soviet remedy of ‘help’ and weirdo ideas for poor countries. It is so russia should have to feel they are the only failed state, they need companionship in misery. Russia has basically nothing else to offer than violence and stupid ideas. If there is any technology for sale it is stolen from the west most of the times. China wants to cut loose from this “weirdo drunk cousin” but at the same time they can be handy to use, and since they are so desperate for companionship, let russia stick around for a little while longer. The same goes for Middle East, they assfuck Vladolf everyday and laugh behind his back. The only one who truly cared about russia, the Slavic neighbors, Vladolf threats with nuclear bombs! This is sick!

Putin bitches tears taste like heaven

” modern weapons” 🤣🤣😂🤣😂

What airdefense doing? 😘

Yuri

I have a flagpole up my ass, it also makes me stand up straight. Would you like to go on a date with me tonight? I wear diapers to stop the shit from dripping, but never mind that.

sawyer lgbt therapist

hillbilly fag should not impersonate superior Russian—Yuri mock stupid homo Sawyer

Hook Nose Jew

Germany must die for us

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Vanya

All the Caucasians self destructed at the command of the bankers.
It is one of the most successful genocides in human history.

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kansas vanka/poko molo therapist

sniffing glue good for your senility

Vanya

The resources and time wasted on Nord Stream II could have been better served building pipelines to China. This war didn’t start last February, it has been going on since the coup in 2014. Building Nord Stream II while ignoring the hostile political attitudes of the EU was simply foolish.

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Ramses

China would have accepted the dictatorship terms better than EU, it is possible initially. Over time, I don’t think so.

Jim

Let them freeze. If Germans are not willing to rise up against their Jewish rulers they deserve to die.

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kansas jens/poko molo therapist

we know we have nothing except ugly obese shallow robot females; we are so pathetic they prefer black midgets

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John wood

Baerbock is part of the zio team based in the green party of Germany pushing this agenda against Russia and nordstream

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Emrisrex

The US has trapped Germany, a major economic rival, in a catch 22 situation.

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Cromwell

The German Government are scum and cowards,don’t know about the general population,but the Government are Prostitutes of America,and the last thing i want to hear is what some Germn Nazi has to say about Russia with their recent history.

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Ragde

The overwhelming stupidity of the Europeans is absolutely mind boggling. I guess the only thing good about hitting yourself on the head with a hammer is it feels so good when you stop?

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jens holm analytics

we project Stone Age economy in dinkmark in 6 months….me beg suck zelensky cock but Russia not hip hip sell gas —now price jump record high —-we have new ice age industry plan—-but secret; only zelensky buy our failed cheese farts

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Neil Sutherland

no one in comments is talking about ‘green energy’. meaning it’s universally seen as so silly it’s not even worth joking about? even for WEF puppets, macron, johnson, draghi, sholtz, they don’t mention solar/ wind junk in their energy ‘baskets’. now, after the puppets begged sanctioned iran, venezuela, and gulf saudi, etc. to replace russia, rejected by all, it’s either die physically or from humiliation. they’re like the guy who leaves his older wife for a young thing who then dumps him, and he asks her to take him back.

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Once Upon a Time...there was a civilization

Better to leave the Germans to marinate in their own sweat and stench, then freeze it off in layers. They can use the ice flakes to keep their food from spoiling and give it a nice aroma.

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andre zulubal

one should have asked this question before brexit, the deutsche bank scandal, and the migrant crisis…

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