Denmark Gives Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline a Path to Completion

Denmark granted unexpectedly swift acceptance for resuming design of the Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline in Danish waters, possibly clearing one of the past hurdles for finishing the task at the heart of a geopolitical tussle.

The pipeline, as soon as finished and qualified, will provide Russian pure fuel to Germany, and while people two governments have characterized the task in industrial conditions, U.S. lawmakers and officials panic that Nord Stream 2 will give Moscow greater political leverage throughout Europe.