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Nord Stream 2 and Potential Sanctionable Activity

18.03.2021 U.S. Department of State

As the President has said, Nord Stream 2 is a bad deal — for Germany, for Ukraine, and for our Central and Eastern European allies and partners

Zurich Insurance Said to Pull Out of Nord Stream 2 Project

18.01.2021 BLOOMBERG

Zurich Insurance Group AG has decided to stop providing insurance services linked to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, over the threat of further U.S. sanctions on the project, according to people close to the matter

Norwegian DNV GL refused certification of "Nord Stream 2"

04.01.2021 TELLER REPORT

The Norwegian company Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL) refused to certify the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline after its completion due to US sanctions on the project. RBC writes about this

GTS unbundling generated $7 billion for Ukrainians, while defective unbundling of distribution system operators caused losses

20.11.2020 INTERFAX-UKRAINA

The separation of Ukraine’s gas transmission system from other business operations — known as “unbundling” — is one of prerequisites for the harmonisation of Ukrainian and EU gas law

U.S. Targets Insurers In Latest Round of Nord Stream 2 Sanctions

11.11.2020 BLOOMBERG

The U.S. is drawing up additional sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project

U.S. to broaden sanctions concerning vessels working on Nord Stream 2 pipeline - State Department

20.10.2020 INTERFAX-UKRAINA

The United States will broaden sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in a bid to prevent its completion

Zelensky: Ukraine, Slovakia have shared vision of risks posed by Nord Stream 2

13.10.2020 UKRINFORM

Ukraine and Slovakia have a shared vision of Europe's energy security and the risks posed by the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project

G Circular: Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream – Update on new U.S. sanctions

22.09.2020 SHIPOWNEWS

Nord Stream is a system of offshore natural gas pipelines from Russia to Germany

6 ways Germany could kill the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

09.09.2020 POLITICO

Germany has multiple options if it decides to try and halt the project, but they carry costs

Naftogaz head predicts presence of up to seven large companies in retail gas market in 2-3 years

10.08.2020 INTERFAX-UKRAINA

Andriy Kobolev, the CEO of Naftogaz Ukrainy, predicts that in a few years five to seven large companies will be present in the retail gas market

Gas accumulated in Ukraine and Europe excludes possibility of super-high gas prices – Naftogaz head

07.08.2020 INTERFAX-UKRAINA

The price in the gas market for the population is determined by the balance of supply and demand and due to very high accumulated gas reserves in Ukraine and Europe, its significant growth this season is unlikely

Ukraine, Poland agree to prevent launch of Nord Stream 2

28.07.2020 112 UA

The Foreign Ministers of Ukraine and Poland decided to develop last year's tripartite memorandum between Ukraine, Poland, and the United States on cooperation in the energy sector

U.S. Escalates Pressure Over Nord Stream 2, Welt am Sonntag Says

27.07.2020 BLOOMBERG

The U.S. is increasing diplomatic pressure on European contractors to drop out of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, Welt am Sonntag reported